Top 10 healthiest fruits

What do banana, apple, citrus, strawberry, papaya, grape, watermelon, coconut, avocado and pineapple have in common? They are the top 10 healthiest fruits, according...

Dengue Awareness campaign of PRC begins

Prevent dengue-carrying mosquitoes from infecting your loved ones by practicing tried and tested prevention measures—search and destroy, self-protect, seek early consultation and say yes to fogging—also...

The horror of rabies in humans

Last summer 8-year-old Raymond found a sick puppy lying on their frontyard seemingly needing some help. He decided to bring the puppy inside the house...

Heart care made more accessible

HEART disease remains one of the top life-threatening health problems in the country today. Heart conditions are common among Filipinos and the surgery needed to...

The rise of kidney problems

TEN years ago the kidneys of Elisa started to deteriorate as a result of the disease she had since she was still a teenager....

Healthy Meals for Kids: 5 High-Fiber Picks

You can make all the happy faces you want and tell your kids how yummy those healthy lima beans are that mom made, but...

Holistic Integrative Care Center Promises new and better approach to optimum...

Integrative medicine is gaining a lot of following over the past decade, since many testimonials of people who have received healing attest to the...

Girls should detest sex too soon

Forewarned is forearmed, so goes a popular saying. So, girls, you better watch out. Teenagers who had their first encounter with sex at an...

PHL Red Cross to promote menstrual hygiene

To break the stigma of menstruation, the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), for the first time, promoted Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) by integrating good menstrual...

Hormonal disorder among reproductive-age women

Part 1 IF you ask a man what polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is and he can’t answer, that’s understandable. But asking a woman what PCOS is...

Four reasons you haven’t achieved your dream summer body

IT'S a vicious cycle indeed. After the feasting in December, we resolve to look good in time for summer. With enough grit and hard work,...

Six Ways to Kick-Start Your Fitness Routine

WE can describe moms in many ways—hard working, hectic, hurried. But how about healthy? Living and loving a balanced life these days is close to...

6 foods you should always eat raw

ARE there foods that are healthier when eaten raw? Absolutely. There are also foods that provide benefits when cooked, though, so below we’ve listed six...

Holistic medicine making every individual whole again

According to the World Health Organization, health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not just as an absence...

10 Doable Fitness Habits Your Busy Life Will Thank...

With a clear understanding that there’s no such thing as “just try, and you’ll see,” here are quick tips on how to start introducing...

Great adventure awaits at Camsur Watersports Complex TRI-Factor Asian Championship...

By Eleanor A. Leyco-Chua Photos by Yenken Chua & Jason Verdeflor Multisport enthusiasts are all eyes on CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) as the first Tri-factor event...

A Young Man’s Remarkable Fitness Journey

It’s difficult to imagine that at one point in his life, Tobias Miguel “Tommy” Tiangco was diagnosed as a morbidly obese 12-year-old kid, who,...

Noni fruit, a treasure chest of neutraceuticals

THE Philippines is home to numerous medicinal plants, and medical and scientific studies have already affirmed their efficacy and safety. In fact, a number of local...

Tips on how to manage stress

WE live in a dog-eat-dog world. It’s a busy life: daily chores, multitasking, several appointments at one time, too many parties to attend, business meetings...

Healthy meals PH delivers balanced diet

GOOD nutrition is the key to good health. This is why we must start having healthy food and jump to the right approach (TRA) in...