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Health

Surprising Uses Of “Zedoary Root” Commonly Known As “Luya-luyahan” In The Philippines

Luya-luyahan is a large perennial herb with underground tuberous rootstock. Rhizomes, like that of dilaw (Curcuma longa), are fleshy, aromatic with an odor like that of ginger, pale yellow in color. Parts used and preparation [...]

Healing Properties Of “Prayer Beads” Commonly Known As “Saga-saga” In The Philippines

Saga is a slender, twining, branched, annual vine that reaches a length of 9 meters or less. It is sparingly hairy or nearly smooth. Properties – Roots are sweet-tasting, neutral in effect, and antipyretic. – [...]

Reasons Why You Should Consider Yourself Lucky If You Have “Smallpox Vaccine Scar”

Before 1970s, this smallpox vaccine was common. For this vaccine was used live Vaccinia virus in order to trigger an immune response that would protect people against the dangerous Variola virus that caused smallpox. After [...]

Sugar Or Fat: Which Is The Real Villain Behind Your Bulging Waistline?

You’ve heard that eating fat makes you fat. That it contributes to heart disease, diabetes and obesity. You’ve been told that saturated fat is bad and vegetable oils are good. But fat gets a bad [...]

The Reasons Why Organic Food Is A Healthier Choice.

Over the last 100 years, our diet and farming practices have changed drastically while our bodies and our genetics have not. Our great-great-grandparents subsisted on a completely organic diet. Modern or conventional farming methods that [...]

Alarming Dangers Of Sitting Too Much

Any extended sitting — such as at a desk, behind a wheel or in front of a screen — can be harmful. An analysis of 13 studies of sitting time and activity levels found that [...]

The Healthy Choice: Native Chicken (Darag) Or Broiler Chicken?

Country chicken or Darag native chicken refers to the breeds of chickens native to the Philippines that are raised for eggs and meat. Different parts of the country have different breed types such as Banaba, [...]

What Are The Benefits And Advantages Of A Ketogenic Diet?

Truthfully, there are many advantages of going keto, from physical health and weight loss to a more stabilized mood and tons of energy. If you are considering a ketogenic diet, you might be wondering if [...]

Warning: Here Are The Reasons Why You Should Stop Plucking White Hair From Your Head

Plucking white hair from your head certainly isn’t the worst beauty habit you can have. However, like most irresistible, bad habits, it leads to some unsightly problems down the road. Here are five reasons to [...]

Health Alert: Dangers Of Drinking Bottled Water Left In The Car

It may sound strange that a bottle of H2O could be considered a fire hazard, but it’s true. Idaho Power Company battery technician Dioni Amuchastegui noticed steam coming from underneath his car when he was [...]