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Food, Health & Fitness

GONZAGA SISTERS DRINK WATER FOR HEALTH, BEAUTY

A lot of money is spent on cosmetics, facelifts and other so-called beauty solutions to achieve young skin and a smooth, glowing complexion. The same goes for fitness products, supplements, gym fees and equipment to possess a fit, healthy and ageless body. But did you know that the simple, often costless solution to all those […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

NICO AND SOLENN TEACH DAUGHTER TO LOVE WATER

First-time dad Nico Bolzico and first-time Mom Solenn Heusaff are teaching their one-year old daughter Tili, a very important health lesson this Father’s Day. This is their second Father’s Day with Tili who may just grow up to be as active and as adventurous as her famous parents. “Know where that water is coming from […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

ROOTED: HEALING THROUGH THE EARTH

In the past, our ancestors were closer to the Earth. They walked barefoot and slept on the ground.  As we developed into the society we are now, with more concrete spaces than parks. Our connection, and interaction, with the Earth have decreased significantly.  Coincidentally, as our lives have gotten more comfortable, immune disorders, chronic diseases, […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

DRINK YOUR WATER BEFORE YOU READ THIS

Why do we need to increase our fluid intake? The answer is simple but tricky. It is simple in a way that you are 60% water, but tricky because some drinks do not necessarily contribute to your daily intake. Some sugary beverages can even inhibit your body from absorbing sufficient fluid.  On average, an adult […]

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Politics

HOUSE PANEL OKS LOWER UTILITY BILLS FOR SENIORS

A House of Representatives’ panel has approved measures that would give senior citizens bigger discounts on their monthly electric and water consumption. During the virtual hearing, the Committee on Senior Citizens approved House Bills 1903 and 3040, which would entail an amendment to Republic Act 7432, as amended by RA 9994, or the “Expanded Senior […]

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Government

DA TO REINVENT SOIL, WATER TECHNOLOGIES – DAR

In adapting to the “new normal,” the Department of Agriculture (DA) will reinvent itself along with its regional field offices, bureaus, and attached agencies to stay relevant and worthy of existence. “We cannot go back to yesterday. We must use our past achievements to rebuild our institutions, like that of the Bureau of Soils and […]

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Politics

WATER SHOULD BE TOP ISSUE THIS YEAR – PANGANIBAN

Water should be a top issue this year, one that the whole government should tackle as soon as possible, said the chair of the House of Representatives agriculture committee and ANAC-IP Rep. Jose T. Panganiban, Jr. “The escalating damage to agriculture and the lack of water service in Metro Manila should alert us to the […]

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Politics

There Must Be Extended Producer Responsibility to Reduce Plastic Wastes – VILLAR

  Senator Cynthia Villar pushed for the implementation of a measure that will reduce plastic wastes by making manufacturers responsible for the entire life cycle of plastic products. During the public hearing of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources presided over by Villar, she raised the concept of extended producer responsibility (EPR) now being […]