Possible solution to forthcoming food crisis

‘THERE is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control,” American politician Jan Schakowsky once said. “We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent...

Why you need to lessen your salt intake

IT is one of the ingredients in oral rehydration therapy, which can save a child from diarrhea. It tastes like your tears.  In search for it,...

Don’t skip that morning meal

WHEN was the last time you had your hearty breakfast? Was it yesterday, last week, two weeks ago or last month? Honestly, when was it?...

Getting juiced

THE term “getting juiced” or juicing up” is bodybuilding slang for using anabolic steroids to build muscle mass, enhance athletic performance, or both. But, this...

Filipino Culinary Pride at Diamond Hotel

ONE can expect nothing less than the best from two of the country’s top chefs as they concoct Filipino culinary masterpieces with their own exciting...

Nutriment workshop set on June 29

HOLISTIC Integrative Care Center’s (HICC) much-anticipated holistic nutrition workshop is back. Let's get your health journey started and join HICC’s day of making delectable and...

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...