Be Smart, Care for your Heart

Based on the latest National Nutrition Survey of the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI), 1 out of every 3 Filipinos aged 20 and up already has borderline high to high bad cholesterol levels. The study results show that almost 17% of those ages 20-29 yrs. old already have borderline high to high cholesterol levels. The incidence increases amongst those in their 30s and 40s (nearing 26% and 31% respectively) and closely doubles for those in their 50s (48%).

Natural Gourmet Foods

Nowadays, there are several foods have unwanted chemical-induced contents that your body reached once you included it in your dishes such as Monosaturated Glutamate or MSG. It taste so good in your meal, but it will caused you in having cancer whenever you used it more often. Don’t worry. There are several ways in serving healthy foods like natural gourmet in your dining table.

While you reading this article, you will learn more about natural gourmet foods, and its different varieties that incorporated in this kind of gastronomic food.

When you say gourmet, it is a connoisseur who has a discriminating taste buds, when it comes to food and drinks, like wine and other alcohol drinks. They have extensive knowledge on how they can distinguish the uniqueness of preparing sumptuous foods and how they appreciate them. They are more concerned about their own tastes and palates.

Stay in Shape Even You Have Cancer

Are you hopeless when you heard that you have the big C? Having a hard time in losing weight even though you’re overweight? Wasting your money in your medical treatment?

There are times other people had misconception when they heard that you have cancer like breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, and other kinds of cancer that will affect your lifestyle. As you all know, Cancer is a kind of disease that affect your cells in your body. It catches in different parts of your body that will involve the functioning of certain part of our body, like malfunctioning of our kidney.

The Magic behind Banana Diet

Are you tired of delaying effect of getting slim? Have some allergic reaction on taking some nutritional supplement? Sluggish going to the gym everyday? Are you afraid to experience a non surgical medical procedure?

As we all know, eating fruits is best in our health. There are some people who do not know that fruits are also an alternative to weight loss. Some people prefer taking weight loss tea, appetite suppressant, or fat binder products. Other people trying to undergo a hazard free liposuction and other body enhancement method done by cosmetic surgeons.

Effects of Losing Weight with Thyroid Disease

Do you have some bulge that you notice in your throat? Bewilder where did the minerals and carbohydrates that your body need went through?  Making an effort to lessen your weight by taking some dietary supplements that will keep you in the state of good health? Drinking weight loss drinks or tries some fat binder products that there’s no effect in your sickness?


Have you ever become aware of having thyroid problem? There are two classification of thyroid disease: Hypothyroidism, and Hyperthyroidism.  Hypothyroidism is known as under-active thyroid. It is common to women than men aged 40 to 50.  The symptoms of which are the following:  severe tiredness, sensitive to cold, weight gain, constipation, hoarseness of your voice, swelling of your face like having dry skin, heavy menstrual period for women, and developing of swelling in the neck. Most likely, obese or overweight person is affected with this kind of illness.

The Power of Yoga by Shrinking Those Fats

Want to know more techniques in losing weight? Annoyed from the opinion of your friends regarding your waistline?  Glued over to the weight loss videos that you’ve watch over the Internet? Can’t get enough of doing aerobic exercise everyday? Want to wear your size 2 pants, but you can’t show off because you’re overweight?


Have you ever wonder that yoga can be the answer to all your problems in reduction your unwanted fats? Even though you’re not living in India, you can do the art of yoga that you will raving throughout the yoga lesson. Aside from the spiritual aspects, Yoga can also help you to drop some extra pounds in your body.

Losing Weight Even If You’re Diabetic

Nowadays, there are several people discovering that they had diabetes, even though they had a healthy disposition in life. Diabetes is a disorder where the pancreas is not active. It will lead you to other medical issues like obesity. Obesity is one of the main causes due to the excessive glucose by overeating.


To determine if you’re diabetic, you must know if you had a family history of diabetes had cardiovascular disease, overweight, impaired fasting of glucose, hypertension, increased levels of triglycerides, had history of gestational diabetes, had birth weight of more than 8 lbs., and had polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Healthy summer drinks for the young & active

It’s getting hot and cold sweet drinks are irresistible but they can add to your weight. This summer, add a little zing to your drinks. If you can’t resist flavored drinks, try the Easy Pha-max honey-flavored wheatgrass that will help you quench your thirst, fight obesity and boost your immune system at the same time. Easy Pha-max wheatgrass contains both the plant’s leaves and roots which have high levels of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and enzymes which break down harmful substances like drugs, carcinogens and toxins in the digestive system and blood stream, thus discharging them from the body faster.

Glaucoma: Signs and Preventions

Our national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal decided to pursue studying Medicine because he want to cure his mother's glaucoma. Whenever I hear the word "glaucoma", it refers to an eye related disease.

Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged in a characteristic pattern. It can permanently damage vision in the affected eyes and lead to blindness if left untreated. It is normally associated with increased fluid pressure in the eye or aqueous humour. 'Normal tension' or 'low tension' glaucoma is used for those with optic nerve damage and associated visual field loss but normal or low IOP.

Benefits of Soy Product in Losing Weight

Reliv International has teamed with the Missouri Plant Science Center and Soy Labs LLC to create LunaRich, a breakthrough soy powder and it contained 5-10 times more bioactive lunasin than ordinary soy powders. Lunasin is a naturally occurring peptide responsible for many of soy's documented health benefits, including cholesterol reduction. The first product to contain LunaRich is Reliv Now, Reliv's cutting-edge essential nutrition formula.

A sustainable transport advocacy and climate policy

The Land Transporation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issues the country's first electric public utility jeepney franchise.

On February 8, 2012, the LTFRB (Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board)  issued the first electric public utility jeepney franchise to eJeepney Transport Corporation. Come March, the eJeepney fleet working the Legaspi Village and Salcedo Village loops will be charging a minimum fare for each ride.

Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge talks about proper hydration

Azkals goalkeeper and Powerade ION4's new ambassador Neil Etheridge talks about proper hydration. 

Here's what he thought about this latest drink.

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