Motivation vs Self-Discipline: Which Is the Key to Habit Formation?

It’s a known fact that motivation and self-discipline are the most important factors when dealing with habit formation. Sometimes people wonder whether they should focus...

The health wonders of ginger

‘Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet.  It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits...

Activate brown fat for metabolic health and blood-sugar control

Conclusion Characteristics of people with more brown fat It’s now thought that virtually everyone has small amounts of brown fat in their body, but certain groups...

The health benefits of Lemongrass

ALTHOUGH his doctor told him that he was most likely to have diabetes, Jerry never changed his habits and didn’t heed the doctor’s advice of...

Happy and healthy: Grandparents gather at Araneta’s #LOLDay

IT’S always a wonderful sight to witness our grandparents have fun and, at the same time, look healthy. The ultimate goal is to keep...

Is gluten-free food the way to go?

WE’VE all seen food items stacked on grocery shelves and health food stores prominently marked as “gluten-free”. So what really is gluten, and why...

Healthway’s business: Flexibility and Adapting Accessibility

WHEN it comes to risk, Howden Philippines’ CEO Jeremy Jacob Abaño is no stranger. Before joining the UK-based risk advisory and insurance broking group as...

Advocates of Literacy: AEP celebrates 10th anniversary

IT has been a decade since Scholastic established partnerships with Philippine schools for the Assessment & Enrichment Program (AEP). AEP is a research-backed literacy program that strengthens balanced...

The truth about fats and sugar

For many of us, keeping a fit body and a healthy lifestyle is truly a struggle and it continues to wreak havoc on our...

Breathing Fitness

Humans can live for weeks without eating and for days without drinking—but barely a few minutes without breathing. And yet, people spend much more time...

La Jeunesse Aesthetic Lifestyle Center passionate and devoted to beauty

Amid the plethora of beauty and skin-care clinics in the Metro, finding the right one that can deliver the results you’ve always wanted seem...

D.O.H. allocates P650 million for immunization program against cervical cancer

THE Department of Health (DOH) bared recently that it has allocated around P650 million this year for its expanded Human Papillomavirus (HPV) School-Based Immunization Program,...

HIV: From death sentence to lifetime treatment

Part Two ‘Raising awareness is a key part of tackling the Philippines HIV epidemic, now the fastest-growing in the world.”—Carlos H. Conde, of the Human...

Do heavy weights mean bigger muscles?

We are under the impression that lifting heavy weights is the gateway to growing big muscle. The heavier we lift, the bigger our muscles. Conventional...

healthy finds

Good Grind for the Best Coffee Experience How do you like your coffee? Do you want it pressed or poured-over? Perhaps, do you like...

PITAHC: Reshaping, rebuilding Pinoy’s health-care system

LONG before we learned about modern medicine, our ancestors have already designed tools and means to aid their sick people and have unlocked and deciphered...

The best and worst of every food group

Part One HERE are 12 foods you need to stop buying, and 17 you should eat more of. This post from Health.com unveils the best and...

DOH-recommended herbal plants in the Philippines

SINCE time immemorial, people from all the corners of the globe have been using herbal plants in treating different diseases. The ancient civilizations were known to...

Eat fat and lose weight with the Ketogenic diet

INTUITIVELY, we tend to think that eating fatty foods would lead to increased body fat levels and, subsequently, induce weight gain The ketogenic diet, or...

Be on the lookout for these sugar-rich foods

SUGAR is one of the main ingredients in almost everything that we eat daily. We put it in our morning coffee, we like it in...