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ORAL HYGIENE: TAKE CARE OF YOUR SMILE

You’re never truly dressed without a smile. Oral hygiene is something that is often overlooked and taken for granted. Dental hygiene is usually associated as being purely for aesthetics and physical appearance. But good oral health is part of our overall well-being. It can affect how we speak, our ability to eat and can even […]

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STOP THE SNEEZE: WAYS TO REDUCE ALLERGIES

Airborne allergens, insect stings, or ingested food or medication triggers allergies. For airborne allergens, the common triggers are usually the concentration of pollen, dust or dander in a given space. Exposure to these allergens can trigger mild to severe sneezing, coughing, allergic asthma, and even headaches and inflamed eyes.  Airborne allergens are common substances that […]

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WEAR MASKS THAT OFFER THE BEST PROTECTION

You may have already heard by now that many of us experience symptoms of the still-dreaded COVID-19 virus. Despite nearly half of the population completing their primary vaccine doses, some still fell ill and caught the virus. Fortunately, though, it protected them from experiencing the worse symptoms of the virus that could lead to hospitalization—an […]

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NEW YEAR, BETTER ME: BUILDING HEALTHIER HABITS

Starting the new year often includes making new year resolutions, planning the year ahead, and aiming for a better year than the last. With goals as a main core of resolutions, this can sometimes cause unnecessary pressure and stress. It may be best to dig deeper and ask why you want those goals in the […]

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GET VACCINATED—IT’S FREE; GETTING SICK ISN’T

Vaccinated yet? It is of utmost importance to get as much protection we can get especially with the rising cases of Omicron in other parts of the world and the recent reports about the local cases of the COVID-19 variant in the country. One of the major goals of the country’s vaccination drive is to […]

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SALT, SUGAR, AND SPICE AREN’T ALWAYS NICE

It’s December! For Filipinos, this month does not only mean the holiday season; it also means more visits to friends and relatives to dine and catch up. Though it may be a bit of a challenge now due to the pandemic, we know for sure that nothing can stop us from spending time with our […]

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HERBS & MEDICINE: THE MAGIC OF PLANTS

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need…” — Mahatma Gandhi One of the greatest things about being alive is having the opportunity to experience nature. Lying down on the grass, under a shade, and listening to running water could be the most relaxing experience. Being one with nature is grounding in itself that it […]

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OATMEAL BENEFITS AND COMBINATIONS

Did you know that having oats every day can help decrease your total cholesterol level? There are very few grains that are more nutritious than oats. Oats are gluten-free and a good source of vital nutrients. You can use oats to make oatmeal, granola bars, or cookies. Oats are even used as substitutes for wheat […]

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THE OMINOUS FACE MASK

January 12, 2020. Do you still remember what you were doing during this day? This was the day the Taal Volcano started erupting. Days later, various places in Batangas and some parts of Metro Manila experienced ashfall—prompted everyone affected to wear a face mask. After 42 years, the Taal volcano erupted again. But who would […]

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FILIPINO FAVORITES: CORNED MEAT

Since most of us are just about to enter our work week today, let’s talk about a common Filipino breakfast food: Corned Meat. While the most popular kind is corned beef, we can also see corned tuna, chicken and pork available in grocery stores. What is “corning”? Corning is one kind of curing meat using […]