Antibiotics can stop your body from healing

So the danger of antibiotics is two-pronged: We’re not only reaching a crisis stage where our overuse of antibiotics is leading to the spread of drug-resistant infections – so-called “superbugs” – but in many cases the drugs themselves inflict dreadful damage. Today’s focus is on how they can cripple the body’s attempts to heal itself.

Give children the right to enjoy safe toys -- EcoWaste

“The market is flooded with cheap and unregistered toys whose quality, safety and suitability cannot be guaranteed. Under this situation, consumers, particularly parents, will have a huge responsibility to play in terms of picking the right toy for children that will not pose harm to their young bodies and minds,” said Thony Dizon, the group’s Chemical Safety Campaigner.

Eating tasty desserts without added sugar

November 20, 2018
Don’t fret, you can still eat dessert if you’re eating clean. Just scale it back and choose treats that are lighter on the sugar or free from added sugar entirely. A modest amount of sweetener is fine; you can still have foods like dark chocolate (what’s life without chocolate?). But when you want a sweet treat that’s totally clean, we have ideas for desserts with zero added sugar.

New Report Shows Use of Modern Contraception on the Rise in the Philippines

KIGALI, RWANDA - A groundbreaking international report on family planning shows the use of modern contraception on the rise in the Philippines, as family planning is increasingly viewed as critical to the country's economic prospects. The report also shows modern contraception has prevented over 2.5 million unintended pregnancies and over 600,000 unsafe abortions between July 2017 and July 2018.

Cassava Tops Cooked in Coconut Milk

November 02, 2018
In a large skillet, preheat 1 Tbsp of cooking oil. Add in the spice paste, lemon grass, galangal, turmeric powder and bay leaves. Stir fry until fragrant, about 5 minutes or so. Add in the chopped dried shrimp and stir fry for another 3 minutes. Add in the cassava leaves and 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil and then lower the heat and let it gently simmer for the next 10 minutes