Foods to include and avoid in your regular diet to prevent skin psoriasis

(Disclaimer: This is a sponsored guest post.) Psoriasis, a chronic skin disease can be treated through regular medication based on the severity of the symptoms. Though there is no complete cure to the condition, there are certain medicines that can ease out the symptoms. These medicines have their own side-effects too and hence one may… Read More Foods to include and avoid in your regular diet to prevent skin psoriasis

Puso or rice cooked in a pouch made of woven coconut leaves — why it rocks

Puso is one of the curiosities here in the Philippines. It is a single serving of rice cooked inside a pouch made of woven coconut leaves. It is a handy-dandy rice-on-the-go that we buy whenever we are on the road — and we were mostly on the road the past 2 weeks. You see we… Read More Puso or rice cooked in a pouch made of woven coconut leaves — why it rocks

Cassava — nutrition, precautions and cooking tips

Cassava is one of the more common and quite flavorful starchy tubers here in the Philippines. It is perhaps one of the more common ingredient in desserts. Cassava cake, cassava pudding, pitche-pitche and suman cassava are some of the more popular desserts which make use of cassava. Cassava traces its origins to South American forests… Read More Cassava — nutrition, precautions and cooking tips

Sunlight — how much is enough for good health?

Sun exposure is one of the more hotly-debated issues among health pros today. Some demonize the sun as a skin cancer culprit while others extol the many health benefits of sunlight. What’s the real score? The following information is straight from the US National Library of Medicine of the National Institute of Health and not… Read More Sunlight — how much is enough for good health?