Category Archives: Wellness Features

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Celebrate Grandparents Day this September 13

Friday, 11 September 2015 | Written by
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Since its proclamation decades ago in the United States, Grandparents Day has been making Lolo and Lola feel special all over the world. Whether you’re looking back fondly on those warm summers spent running around Lolo’s house, or you’re still in awe of Lola’s stories after scarfing down her scrumptious cooking, here’s how you can repay them for being the…Read More »

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Sleep Your Way to A Healthy Life

Monday, 7 September 2015 | Written by
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The secret to a good night’s sleep is to strategize and to plan ahead.   Keep a regular sleeping schedule and stick to it. You need to go in sync with a natural sleep schedule which means that you need to sleep and wake up on a specific time every day. Even if your schedule is modified for one or…Read More »

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Health Benefits of Chocolates

Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Written by
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Once upon a time, chocolate is known as the sinful treat one runs to when craving for something sweet. Its fat content makes chocolate a guilty pleasure for anyone who is trying to be healthy, or for anyone who is working on having clear skin. But now, it is time to debunk all these myths, as studies show that eating…Read More »

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Losing Weight Through Fad Products: How Far Will You Go?

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Written by
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  Getting “sexy” has always been a fad. Society taught us that to be considered beautiful, one must be slim or thin. In fact, the consumerist economy has laid all its products right before our eyes that everywhere we are, we are lured to use these “weight loss supplements” – pills, drinks (in liquid or powder form, herbal teas, coffee,…Read More »

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[Color Your Stress Away] Coloring Activities for Adults

Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Written by
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Every child has had to go through the phase of indulging in coloring books like there’s no tomorrow. But at some point in life, we eventually outgrow these candy-colored hobbies and move on to other stuff—grown-up stuff. Or do we? Adult coloring books are all the rage right now, whether it’s for stress relief or simply just to satisfy our…Read More »

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Staying fit and healthy during the rainy season

Saturday, 8 August 2015 | Written by
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It’s the monsoon season once again. There are ways to keep healthy and fit during this time of downpour. Aside from indulging in sports and other physical activities, you need to strengthen your body’s resistance to fight disease-carrying germs and viruses.   Vitamins and supplements can help too but here are other ways to fend off the worst after getting wet…Read More »

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HIV in the Philippines | Know your Status

Friday, 31 July 2015 | Written by
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HIV in the Philippines | Know your status By Anne Doblados An estimate of 23,709 cases of HIV or human immunodeficiency virus in the country was recorded by the Department of Health (DOH) as of February 2015. For the first quarter of this year, the DOH-National Epidemiology Center has recorded 748 new HIV positive cases. This was 51 percent higher…Read More »

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Health Focus: Speech Delay in Children

Friday, 24 July 2015 | Written by
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When my son was approaching his 2nd birthday, I was very worried because he wasn’t talking yet. I couldn’t help but compare him to his classmates in play school. At age 2, his classmates were already speaking a few words while my son’s “vocabulary” was limited to a few single syllables. My mom reassured me that there was nothing to worry…Read More »

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Meditation for Beginners: 8 Ways to Quiet the Mind

Monday, 20 July 2015 | Written by
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When you live in a world of stressed workaholics, it’s hard to find time to slow down and recharge. Clearing the tumultuous mind for some momentary quiet is considered a luxury people don’t think they can afford. But much like Po from Kung Fu Panda, your “inner peace” is just a steady breath away—if only you want to find it.…Read More »

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Where to get good food: a look at affordable organic food sources

Sunday, 19 July 2015 | Written by
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Modern times and developing technology have taught us to eat a lot of processed food and chemical-laden produce, which have affects our health. These days, more and more people are drawn to buying organic food. However because using chemicals and food processing is cheaper for mass production, organic options can be costly in the market. But thanks to a growing number…Read More »

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