Archive for March, 2009

Turning Back the Hands of Time

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Aging remains to this day one of the most talked about matter, especially among women. You cannot escape it but you can slow it. The technique is not to fight it but to get there as gracefully as you can.

There are many things that changes as we age. These changes cause our body to weaken and be more vulnerable to diseases and injuries. These are:

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The Pill and Weight Gain

Monday, March 30th, 2009

The basal metabolic rate which is the rate at which the body burns up calories decreases by approximately 2% per decade after women reach 18 years of age. It is a known fact that women tend to become less active as they get older and may eat more.

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Long Life Secrets to Staying Healthy Forever

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Sure, good genes count but easy lifestyle modifications can even be more important if you want to live a longer, healthier life. The following strategies have been proven to ensure good health and longevity:

1. Eat the right protein

Eat more fish and less red meat as well as lots of fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains. it can lower your risk of premature death by at least 14 % and having Alzheimer’s disease by 68%.

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Age-by-age Guide in Preventing Heart Disease

Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death. It is often a lifestyle disease and is very much preventable. It is up to us to take the step and live to a ripe old age.

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Philippine Dish: Beef Sinigang sa Kamias

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Tenderizing the beef in a long, slow simmer makes the broth tastier.

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How to Avoid Communicable Diseases When Traveling

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Traveling around the world is a great pleasure and the magnificent and picturesque places as well as the historical sites will make you want to come back soon. On the other hand, getting sick while touring is a whole new story. Thus, it will be wise to know the communicable diseases that are endemic to a place and how to avoid them so that your will have a hassle-free journey.

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Scalp and Hair Care Tips

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Scalp and hair care always go hand in hand. The best way to have a healthy hair is to have a healthy scalp because the scalp is responsible for delivering valuable nutrient to the hair. Here are some scalp and hair care tips: (more…)

Tips on Buying a Digital Camera for You

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

In the Philippine market today, there are a lots shops and stores that offers digital camera to choose from. There are many digital camera brands out there such as Canon, Sony, Olympus, Nikon, Kodak and Pentax. Some digital cameras are very expensive and some are affordable. Mostly, the digital SLR are the expensive ones. There are also digital brandless digital cameras which are very cheap. But what really is the best digital camera for you? So here are some tips about digital cameras and find out what’s the best digital camera that you are looking for here in the Philippines.

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Sinigang na Bangus sa Bayabas – Philippine Recipe

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

The Bayabas means guava. The guava gives this dish a very nice subtle sweet taste. Guava is also used in many dish not only in sinigang. There are many Filipino cook and chef who used guava leaves and fruit as an ingredient. Right now guava or bayabas is used as an ingredient to cook Bangus sinigang.

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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is a Silent Killer

Friday, March 20th, 2009

High blood pressure or hypertension means that your heart has to pump harder in order to circulate blood through your body. This will put your arteries under greater pressure. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a major risk for stroke, heart disease and kidney disease, especially when combined with obesity, smoking, excessive drinking, high cholesterol or diabetes.

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Unexpected Reasons to Get More Sleep

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

In our ever-busy world, we cannot find enough time to sleep, let alone a good night’s rest. What we do not know is that sleep has more effect on our health than we think.

Sleep can make us thinner. The less sleep you get, the higher your body mass index tends to be. Research shows that people who sleep five hours a night were found to have 15 % more ghrelin which is a hormone that increases hunger and 15 % less leptin which is a hormone that suppresses it than those who have eight-hour sleep.

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