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?
Filipinos are notorious rice-eaters. An American neighbor told us once that when his friends knew he was marrying a Filipina, he was warned that she will “rice him to death.” Haha. Well, I must admit that as a country, we may indeed be “ricing” ourselves to death, especially since we eat polished or refined rice… Read More Sweet Potato or Camote Versus Rice
A must-have toiletry item we should never ever run out of is underarm deodorant. The underarms, with their thick skin folds and numerous sweat and sebaceous glands underlying it, are especially prone to developing unpleasant odor when the sweat stays long enough to grow bacteria.Commercial deodorants, be they roll-ons, sprays, creams or lotions, work in… Read More Alum as a Healthier Deodorant
Cayenne pepper is not the stuff weaklings are made up of. Cayenne pepper can make you cry, burn your mouth and set your throat on hell-fire.However, as Koreans and Mexicans know so well, cayenne pepper can be very appetizing. I have always thought of cayenne pepper-lovers as addicts, supposing them to be enamored (in a… Read More Health Benefits of Cayenne Pepper
One of the most potent anti-cancer agents in the whole world is green tea. The tea we see in supermarkets is either black, green or oolong tea. This does not mean they have different plant sources. All three of them come from the same plant scientifically known as Camellia sinensis. The difference is in the… Read More Why We MUST Drink Green Tea
The benefits of garlic are numerous. Garlic is a tonic which is described as “a natural, non-toxic product, which, if taken regularly over time, gradually strengthens the body’s innate systems of defense and healing.”As a child, I was fascinated by the story my Dad told me about garlic. My father worked for many years as… Read More Glorifying Garlic
Soybeans is so cheap for a nutritional value which is so high. It sells for only P6o a kilo but it is an excellent source of protein, the only plant source of complete protein actually. Animal protein usually has all of the amino acids present (thus called complete protein) while most protein sources like beans… Read More How Soybeans Fight Cancer