Category Archives: Health and Lifestyle

Color Me Eco Friendly!

Plants are the backbone of life on Earth, and are essential sources of food, medicine and shelter. Important as they are, plants can also be a source of fun, especially…

Education on Nutrition

Nutrition Month is a health awareness campaign held every July. It came into being when former President Ferdinand Marcos signed Presidential Decree No. 491 (Nutrition Act of the Philippines) on…

Common Allergens You Need to Watch Out For

Runny nose, watery eyes and wheezing. Along with the change of weather, a lot of people experience these symptoms. But do you know that the culprit is oftentimes more than…

Rainy Day Hazards and Precautions

After the sweltering heat of the Hot and Dry Season, comes the season of rains— usually synonymous with the onslaught of diseases, as well as damage in agriculture and infrastructure….

Quick and Easy Homemade Repellents

Dengue is one of the most common and dangerous diseases during the rainy season. This fatal disease is acquired through mosquito bites, mostly from the aedes aegypti, which can also…

Do-It-Yourself Waterproofing

There’s nothing worse than getting your favorite shoes ruined during the rainy season! So before braving the rains, why not protect your valuables by waterproofing them?   Waterproofing is the…

Ten Ways to Keep Food Fresh this Tag-init!

The Hot and Dry Season is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities and good food. But the problem is, in this type of weather, food can easily spoil. When…

Being Street-Smart about Street Food

Once the meryenda cravings beckon, it’s time to hit the streets! Lined with ambulant carts stocked with snacks that range from light to heavy, the streets are a haven for…

Why Cold Weather is Good for You

According to the Philippine Atmospheric and Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), our climate is defined by relatively high temperatures, high humidity and abundant rainfall. However, even if high temperatures and…

5 Brain-Boosting Foods

  Mental health is just as important as physical health.   According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), mental health illnesses are the third most common forms of morbidity among…