Teach children good hygiene habits

March 26, 2020
Young children do not see the wash, lather, and rinse routine as a necessity. What most children simply do is just wet their hands without knowing that they should use soap and rub their hands vigorously on running water. So it’s up to you as parents to include fun and engaging activities in your daily cleanliness routine.

‘Toxic' but still successful professionally?

March 26, 2020
Social skills are in themselves a good thing in the workplace. They can open locked doors and help to cope with daily stress. But they can also be used to deceive others, abuse trust or construct a façade of harmlessness beyond which actually lurks deceitfulness.

How to power up your nutrition

March 25, 2020
If you're not a meat-eater, though, some good vegan and vegetarian sources of the nutrient include lentils (23% Daily Value), oysters (76% DV) and tofu (36% DV). Zinc acts as a co-factor, or an assistant, for many chemical reactions that strengthen our immune system

Be careful with shopping carts

March 25, 2020
A study conducted in Spain found that 41 percent of shopping cart handles and 50 percent of cart baskets (where children usually sit) were contaminated by enterobacteria (which are associated with intestinal diseases) while coliforms (which often originate from feces) were lurking on almost 26 percent of handles and 46 percent of baskets, per December 2018 research published in the Journal of Applied Animal Research.

What to stock in your fridge, pantry

March 24, 2020
THE situation in the country is getting scarier as reports that the looming limited emergency powers of President Duterte to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) would lead to stricter community quarantine – shutting down public markets where social distancing is often ignored.

Cutting dietary fat more effective than cutting carbs

March 24, 2020
The researchers had previously simulated the study with a math model of human metabolism, whose body fat predictions matched the data later collected in the study. When simulating what might happen over longer periods, the model predicted relatively small differences in body fat loss with widely varying ratios of carbs to fat. Those results suggest the body may eventually minimize differences in body fat loss when diets have the same number of calories. More research is needed to assess the physiological effects of fat and carb reduction in the long term.

Hacks to promote child home studying

March 23, 2020
WITH President Duterte’s order to everyone to stay at home to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), students still have more than four weeks “in vacation” while waiting for the virus to die down.

Staying safe from COVID-19 

March 23, 2020
IT’S no secret that people are scared of the current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak, previously known as Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Some have even resorted to believing some misconceptions, claiming that it can help them avoid contracting it while others seems more incline to ignore the warning and continue with old habits as if there is no threat.

4 essential vitamins, minerals for strong immune system

March 23, 2020
Recent developments on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led to more discussions on the importance of staying hygienic and healthy. A balanced diet of whole grains, lean meat, and vegetables are usually enough to keep your family healthy, but are you getting enough nutrients from your menu? 

Eat low calorie snacks while on enhanced quarantine

March 22, 2020
•    Right choice of snack foods. Studies show there are certain types of foods which can make you feel fuller for longer periods of time. If you want to stick to your diet program or plan, it’s important to feel full so you don’t binge between meals. 

How to reap all heart benefits of plant-based diet

March 22, 2020
A new study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC) suggests that people following a plant-based diet who frequently consumed less-healthful foods like sweets, refined grains and juice showed no heart health benefit compared with those who did not eat a plant-based diet.

Don’t allow your metabolism to fall off

March 21, 2020
SEDENTARY lifestyle can lead to many health problems and illnesses. Now that the entire Metro Manila is locked down and everyone is in their respective homes (including those working at home), getting less movement would dwindle metabolism.

New immunity fixes

March 21, 2020
ONE of the basics today in fighting the coronavirus is taking of vitamins. There are new four natural remedies under integrative medicine.

Prevent stomach bug

March 21, 2020
SIMPLY mistaken as stomach pain, stomach bug or stomach flu is less worrying compared to food poison. As we fight the coronavirus, cook the food well and observe proper handling Stomach bug and food poison have some similarities, both from contaminated food and passed by a virus.