Ancient Chinese Health Traditions

As we celebrate the Year of the Rat, let’s look at various ancient Chinese health practices that are still relevant today. Acupuncture The practice of placing needles on specific point on the body is the basic description of Acupuncture. Fine needles are inserted into...
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New Year, New You

Year after year, everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions. It’s only natural to do so because you desire or welcome changes for the incoming new year. Most of these resolutions either relate to going on a diet or to eat healthier in general. However, in...
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Surviving Christmas without Guilt

The Philippines is known for celebrating the holiday season like no other country. The celebration is not complete without food and merriment. Here are some tips to keep the extra pounds away without depriving yourself. Choose your Christmas Parties wisely There are...
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Smart Ways to Shape Up During Christmas Season

Come Christmas season, we generally let loose and let go of our diet and workout plans. However, one must bear in mind that whatever your body is after all the festivities will be the foundation you will have to work with once January hits. So if you can, opt to...
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Top 10 Diet Myths

1.     Skipping meals is a great way to lose weight. The absolutely worst thing you can do when trying to lose weight is to skip meals. Skipping meals can actually backfire on you because on the next meal, when you feel absolutely famished, you will have a tendency to...
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Meatless Monday: Myths and Facts

Meatless Monday: Myths and Facts   How did it start? Meatless Monday started as a World War 1 campaign to help ration and allocate key staples. Starting as “meatless Tuesdays”, it was done due to food production and distribution disruption brought about by the...
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TJ Manotoc’s Secret Life Hack is Baron Method

Article originally appeared here: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/11219-tj-manotoc-we-are-not-perfect-we-do-make-mistakes-but-the-key-is-having-a-growth-mindset?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Thrive&utm_content=thrive Thrive Global: What’s the first...
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4 Food Swaps Kids will Love

  Fast Food French Fries Even though people choose to believe that ordering French fries counts as their daily serving of vegetables, French fries from your favorite fast food chain is definitely not healthy. First, the oil used in frying the fries is usually...
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The Health Myth of Brown Sugar

We’re sure you’ve heard it before: “Use brown sugar, para mas healthy!” We hate to break it to you but brown sugar isn’t exactly what it seems. It’s white sugar, but with molasses added back in Yep. That’s what brown sugar is. It is basically white sugar that has...
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Five Local Food You Should Be Eating

In a country that is saturated with food chains and food products from abroad, it is no surprise why local food has taken a back seat. Often times, most Filipinos opt for sodas, burgers, etc. rather than trying indigenous (meaning, locally grown and harvested)...
Read More

Ancient Chinese Health Traditions

As we celebrate the Year of the Rat, let’s look at various ancient Chinese health practices that are still relevant today. Acupuncture The practice of placing needles on specific point on the body is the basic description of Acupuncture. Fine needles are inserted into... read more

New Year, New You

Year after year, everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions. It’s only natural to do so because you desire or welcome changes for the incoming new year. Most of these resolutions either relate to going on a diet or to eat healthier in general. However, in... read more

Surviving Christmas without Guilt

The Philippines is known for celebrating the holiday season like no other country. The celebration is not complete without food and merriment. Here are some tips to keep the extra pounds away without depriving yourself. Choose your Christmas Parties wisely There are... read more

Smart Ways to Shape Up During Christmas Season

Come Christmas season, we generally let loose and let go of our diet and workout plans. However, one must bear in mind that whatever your body is after all the festivities will be the foundation you will have to work with once January hits. So if you can, opt to... read more

Top 10 Diet Myths

1.     Skipping meals is a great way to lose weight. The absolutely worst thing you can do when trying to lose weight is to skip meals. Skipping meals can actually backfire on you because on the next meal, when you feel absolutely famished, you will have a tendency to... read more

Meatless Monday: Myths and Facts

Meatless Monday: Myths and Facts   How did it start? Meatless Monday started as a World War 1 campaign to help ration and allocate key staples. Starting as “meatless Tuesdays”, it was done due to food production and distribution disruption brought about by the... read more

TJ Manotoc’s Secret Life Hack is Baron Method

Article originally appeared here: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/11219-tj-manotoc-we-are-not-perfect-we-do-make-mistakes-but-the-key-is-having-a-growth-mindset?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Thrive&utm_content=thrive Thrive Global: What’s the first... read more

4 Food Swaps Kids will Love

  Fast Food French Fries Even though people choose to believe that ordering French fries counts as their daily serving of vegetables, French fries from your favorite fast food chain is definitely not healthy. First, the oil used in frying the fries is usually... read more

The Health Myth of Brown Sugar

We’re sure you’ve heard it before: “Use brown sugar, para mas healthy!” We hate to break it to you but brown sugar isn’t exactly what it seems. It’s white sugar, but with molasses added back in Yep. That’s what brown sugar is. It is basically white sugar that has... read more

Five Local Food You Should Be Eating

In a country that is saturated with food chains and food products from abroad, it is no surprise why local food has taken a back seat. Often times, most Filipinos opt for sodas, burgers, etc. rather than trying indigenous (meaning, locally grown and harvested)... read more

Nutrition for Trail Running

Trail running is an entirely different animal from traditional running. In my personal opinion, trail running requires more meticulous planning in terms of nutrition. A trail runner has to take into consideration that aid stations might be non-existent or few and far... read more

Nutrition: The Neglected Aspect of Sports (Part 2)

Hydrate how? For every athlete, hydration is a big concern. More often than not, dehydration is a concern especially for a tropical country like the Philippines. Thus, most athletes make sure they drink a lot to stay hydrated. If you want to know if you are dehydrated... read more