Digestion is actually a complex combination of biological interactions and chemical reactions taking place at every stop along the extensive digestive tract, which is generally split into two halves. So what exactly makes up the digestive system and how does it work? Now that you’re a pro determining what types of foods are best to [...]


Cauliflower is a white food you can feel good about eating. Perhaps because the most commonly consumed varieties of cauliflower are white, many people may not associate cauliflower with the same nutrient richness as its fellow green cruciferous vegetables like broccoli or kale. Include cauliflower as one of the cruciferous vegetables you eat on a [...]


For such a simple drink, the list of lemon water benefits is impressive. Even if you’re not a big H2O drinker, you might find yourself reaching for a glass when you check out how awesome it is for your body and mind. Drinking a glass of lemon water in the morning has been proven to [...]


Stress is actually a normal part of life. At times, it serves a useful purpose. Stress can motivate you to get that promotion at work, or run the last mile of a marathon. But if you don't get a handle on your stress and it becomes long-term, it can seriously interfere with your job, family [...]


As the history of jewelry progressed through time and more ornate materials began to be used, the significance of jewelry shifted from a display of “usefulness in society because of creative skills”, to become an expression of wealth and success, another quality that demonstrated social status. The richer the family, the more ornate the jewelry, [...]


The mature coconuts are collected regularly for their milk. Usually you cracked coconut for lunch (stewed vegetables), but sometimes there was a strange formation inside. Apparently, this coconut was ready to shoot some leaves out, and this thing is called buwa or buha (Ilonggo)-- is an edible, soft predecessor. This part is actually the coconut [...]


The thyroid gland is one of the largest endocrine glands in our body, and consists of two connected lobes. The thyroid may be affected by some frequent thyroid diseases. Diseases of the thyroid gland can result in either production of too much (overactive thyroid disease or hyperthyroidism), too little (underactive thyroid disease or hypothyroidism) thyroid [...]


Goiter is a swelling (hypertrophy) of a gland in the neck called the thyroid gland. Iodine deficiency is the main cause of goiters. In fact, 90 percent of cases are due to iodine deficiency. Other possible causes are Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s disease, inflammation of the thyroid, nodules, thyroid cancer, pregnancy and adverse drug reactions. Luckily, [...]

brain fuel

The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. This organ require a healthy, balanced diet for peak performance. Be sure that you are supplying your brain with the recommended daily allowance of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. If you don’t know what foods to eat for this purpose, we will be the [...]

items with expiration

All good things comes to an end. There are some household items you didn't realize had expiration dates. Some products you in your home lose their quality over time. That makes it difficult for us to know which items do, right? Luckily we have here the list of items you didn’t realize were on a [...]