Losing weight without losing your mind

As someone desperately trying to lose weight, I know how mentally taxing the process was. In my case, I usually start hopeful (usually after shedding a pound or two), usually commencing to desperation (after the weighing scale shows I have managed to gain back everything I lost).  This usually progresses to a reckless cycle of …

AskND.ph dares Filipinos to get healthy through proper nutrition 

I have a problem with my weight - try as I might, I just can't seem to shake it off. I know that problem lies in me: I have to consistently work out, I have to consistently watch what I eat and I have to be more disciplined.  The recent launch of AskND.ph opened my …

Take care of your peepers with these sight-saving tips 

My father, whose simple happiness in life can be found in his newspapers and his favorite television show, is slowly losing his sight due to cataract.  He is already technically blind on his left eye and the right is slowly being corrupted by cataract also. Years of use - being exposed to the sun, glare …

The correlation between the working Pinoy and obesity 

 The recent survey of Herbalife, a global nutrition company, on Nutrition At Work Survey mirrored my current situation in terms of the never-ending battle with my weight. The survey revealed that the majority of Philippines’ workforce leads largely sedentary lifestyles, putting them at risk of obesity. The Survey1, which was designed to understand the lifestyle …

Tom Esconde and Olivia Medina emerge victorious in a fabulous finale for Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016

The finale of Century Tuna Superbods 2016 held recently at the Palace Pool Club was a star-studded, glittery, fabulous affair befitting an event celebrating its tenth year.      Part-visual spectacle, part celebration of the many successful years of the county's number one tuna brand and part fitting culmination to an exciting 2016 Superbods staging, …

Drs Manny and Pie Calayan on their way to exciting return to the “business of beauty” 

Expect 2016 to be a year of changes and big things for doctors Manny and Pie Calayan. Following a five year stay in the US where her daughters are studying, Dra. Pie returns to Manila with grand plans in tow for Calayan Surgicenter, now on its 21st year in the beauty business.  The change begins …

PR: Cervical cancer still one of the top killers of women in PH

   Cervical cancer is one of the most curable types of cancer but despite this, it still ranks as one of the leading causes of death among Filipino women today.   According to the Department of Health (DOH), while the number of cases of cervical cancer is decreasing in developed countries like the United States, it …

PR: Health care goes digital: Aster Clinic Pioneers Paperless System through its EMR Technology

      Just months after it officially launched its Philippine operations, the Aster Medical and Diagnostics Clinic, owned by Aster DM Healthcare, is revolutionizing how medical services is being offered in the country through the introduction of the electronic medical records (EMR) as part of the value-add to its services. All transactions are paperless, from …

Start the year right: Join Amway’s 4th Health Run on January 24 at SM MOA

If you are tired of indulging too much after the holidays and keen on going back to the fitter, healthier you - you're in luck.  Join AMWAY's 4th staging of its Health Run happening on January 24 at the SM Mall of Asia Complex Grounds. The run-which has a 5k and 10k heat - also …

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