intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss

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Fasting is NOT Starving Intermittent fasting is a way to maximize your body’s ability to burn fat. Humans are never designed to eat 24/7. Our metabolic machinery is not optimized for it.  Consider fasting and eating a natural diet when you discover you have a medical problem, says Dr. Joel […]

childhood obesity

Childhood Obesity Leads to Premature Death

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The Food Kids Eat Matters Some cultures believe that “a fat baby is a healthy baby”. Physiologically, this belief is unfounded. It’s a dangerous belief since “a fat baby” transitions into childhood obesity.  Childhood obesity is on the rise worldwide. In 2019, around 38.2 million children under 5 years old […]

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Plastic Alternatives: Why We Should Turn to Them

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Why Consider Plastic Alternatives Many organizations worldwide push for the use of plastic alternatives. What’s the significance of this campaign for you and me? Let’s take a look into it.  Plastics make our life convenient. Every individual and household uses them in many varied ways. From feeding bottles, food packages, […]

Manila Bay

Manila Bay Comes Back to Life Again

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It Can Be Done… If Only We Will it So! “Start cleaning the Manila Bay!” Thus ordered President Rodrigo Duterte. The job that seemed impossible to do is done! The new image of the popular landmark happens because the strong-willed leader says it so. It takes a will to do it, […]

Meeting Boudicca

Meeting Boudicca by C. A. Powell – Book Review

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Meeting Boudicca: Two Monarchs, One Enemy Meeting Boudicca is about two leaders that need to deal with the same enemy. But, their methods of tackling it differ. The standpoint from where they look at the enemy greatly influences their actions. Meeting Boudicca By C. A Powell Book Review Meeting Boudicca […]

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Face Masks: How Do They Protect Us?

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Do These Medical Devices Work? Wearing face masks is one of the important health protocols required against the spread of COVID-19. How do these medical devices protect you and me? Let’s find out here. At the start of the pandemic, health authorities worldwide issued a recommendation for people to wear […]

Christmas

True Meaning of Christmas: Is it Lost Yet?

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How Does the Modern Generation See Christmas? Sadly, the meaning of Christmas is now readily associated with Santa Claus. It seems the big white-bearded man replaces Jesus at the center of the celebration. It’s time we bring back the true meaning of the season. Ask a millennial or any younger […]

Simbang Gabi

Simbang Gabi: A Unique Filipino Christmas Tradition

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Christmas supposedly starts on December 25 (that is, for Roman Catholics) and culminates on the Epiphany. Filipino Catholics, however, begin it on December 16 with Simbang Gabi or Dawn Masses.

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Christmas: The Longest Season in the Philippines

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When Commercialism and Materialism are in Control Nowhere else in the world do you find the longest Christmas. It’s only in the Philippines. It starts in September and ends on Epiphany. Why is this so? Let’s find out here. It’s the BER months, folks!  What does it mean? Well, BER […]