Getting Ready to Brace ‘New Normal’

May 12, 2020
WHILE still waiting for the government to lift or modify the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in the National Capital Region (NCR), getting ready to brace the “new normal” could also mean we need to change our old routine habits and make adjustments to “new life”.

Skin signs of coronavirus infection

May 06, 2020
YOU cannot easily tell if a person is infected with the coronavirus by just looking at him especially if he is asymptomatic. This is also the reason why infection easily spreads fast because no one can easily identify a person suspected with COVID until he gets tested.

No cost trick to keep virus at bay

May 06, 2020
A DOSE of vitamin C and eating antioxidant foods every day are just among the methods to keep illnesses at bay. While kissing or “beso-beso” may not be appropriate this coronavirus period, exchanging “good bacteria” with your partner may not be bad after all.

Doneness in cooking chicken may not ensure safety from pathogens

May 04, 2020
However, in one study, researchers conducted laboratory experiments to test various techniques for judging doneness, and these demonstrated that color and texture are not reliable indicators of safety on their own: for example, the inner color of chicken changes at a temperature too low to sufficiently inactivate pathogens.

What’s behind low energy levels, frequent mood swings

May 01, 2020
A change in environment, whether it be around your home or the place you work, may also need to be considered to go with the eating habits that need to be changed. There are plenty of signs--mostly physiological and psychological--that occur without you noticing. It is your body’s way of saying that your eating habits need to be changed.

Slow down on ‘quarantine foods’

May 01, 2020
These “quarantine foods” come handy and instant, full of added flavors, oily, salty and usually processed. Though easy to grab and cook, people may not be aware of the ill effects in the long term and sometimes symptoms do not appear immediately after consumption.

Protect yourself by eating smart, immunity-boosting foods

April 29, 2020
WHEN it comes to protecting yourself from COVID-19, a strong immune system is like having a good insurance plan. While staying at home and practicing hygiene is a must, being smart with your food choices and keeping a healthy diet gives your body the edge it needs to fight the disease.

Control your asthma during health crisis

April 29, 2020
PEOPLE with asthma are very much prone to respiratory viruses and they should restrict their outdoor movement to avoid getting exposed to elements that can trigger the attack and from getting infected with the coronavirus.