In search of alternative drugs against diabetes

‘Diabetes doesn’t need to be a life sentence of ill health. With prompt diagnosis, simple lifestyle adjustments and, if necessary, medication, people with diabetes can expect...

Chito Chavez: Molding the dough of Pinoy’s new bread

Coming from a third-generation petroleum dealers in Cuenca, Batangas, Chito Chavez didn’t expect that what he used as an alibi for his mother to...

Fitness hacks to help your belly survive the holidays

It’s the season when without remorse. We hop from one party to the other, sampling the most sinful goodies; from  irresistible sweet treats to...

The benefits of lifting weights

THE benefits of cardiovascular exercise, such as running, swimming and walking, among others, are widely known. From helping us live longer to lifting our mood...

Aneurysms: Just waiting to erupt

MARTIAL-ARTS movie star Bruce Lee is thought to have died from it. The world was caught by surprised when Hollywood actor John Ritter also...

Luljetta’s Place: A wellness sanctuary

LULJETTA’S Place Hanging Gardens Spa and Garden Suites is meticulously and beautifully carved along Antipolo ridges, which offer the spectacular views of Laguna de...

50 Ways Happy, Successful People March to Their Own Beat

Part Five HERE'S  a list that you may find helpful in attaining happiness and success. 36 Define what wealth and happiness mean to you “Be everything to everybody and you’ll...

The dangers of sugary juices disguised as health drinks

The joy of that occasional sweet treat will, more often than not, make us break out into a smile and give us that unmistakable...

50 Ways Happy, Successful People March to Their Own Beat

Part Four Here’s a list that you may find helpful in attaining happiness and success. 26 Stop obsessing about the outcome Research has found that expectations in one’s own...

How Do I Start Working Out?

WE'VE all been there. Where do I begin? What should I do? When is the best time to start? With more questions rather than...

Sea, Sky & Serenity at Crimson Mactan

WHENEVER Crimson Mactan Resort and Spa is mentioned, what comes to mind is a hideaway composed of well-appointed villas and pristine, lush surroundings. One...

Why we should all avoid trans fat

FRENCH fries, doughnuts, processed cakes, pastries, biscuits and deep-fried foods—there is no argument that these go-to goodies are certified palate pleasers. Comfort food, if you...

Breast Cancer: Women’s No. 1 Killer

‘THE cancer cells in my brain have been reduced significantly since my radiation program three months ago. I’m off chemo for a whole month.” That was...

50 Ways Happy, Successful People March to Their Own Beat

Part Three HERE'S a list that you may find helpful in attaining happiness and success. 19 Consume 30 grams of protein within the first 30 minutes of waking up. Donald...

50 Ways Happy, Successful People March to Their Own Beat

7 Stop consuming refined sugar If you stop consuming sugar, your brain will radically change. Actually, study after study is showing that refined sugar is worse for our...

The healing powers of onions

In 1864 General Ulysses S. Grant declared in an advisory to the federal government, “I will not move my army without onions!” Some years...

When is the best time for cardio?

The debate as to when is the best time to do cardiovascular exercise has several sides to it. Some schools of thought will say...

Getting Pregnant? Think Pinggang Pinoy!

Pregnant women should give importance to good diet and proper nutrition because the nutritional status of their babies depends on them. A healthy diet...

On the rise: Teen Pregnancy

‘We have to teach them that pregnancy is not a set outcome of something pleasurable.  What we want to realize the responsibility that...

Oh my sweet orange!

When we think of citrus fruits and vitamin C, the first thing that comes to mind is an orange. Said to have originated in...