Health Benefits 101: BANANA

Health Benefits 101: BANANA

Banana is that one fruit that is widely available across the globe. Actually, according to livescience.com, bananas are one of the world’s most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. Aside...
Being Healthy Should Not Be An Option – It’s the Only Option!

Being Healthy Should Not Be An Option – It’s the Only Option!

Well the reality is all of us wants to be healthy, right? I mean who doesn’t? But let’s admit it, we tend to choose to be busy and to be rushing all the time that we leave little to no time for ourselves to do the things we should be doing: eating healthy meals, exercising, taking vitamins, unwind and just be healthy. These are being set aside most of the time. That’s why today allow me to share with you my top 7 list of things that I think would give a great difference in our lives to make a better living and wellness.

Health Benefits 101: CAULIFLOWER

Health Benefits 101: CAULIFLOWER

Cauliflower has blasted in popularity —making its way into everything from pizza crust to hot cereal, and also replacing rice in grain less bowls, stir-fries, sushi, and more. The rise in status of this vegetable may be a surprise to some, but it makes sense from a nutrition perspective. In this blog, I will enumerate some of the health benefits of cauliflower.

Is Corn Healthy or Not?

Is Corn Healthy or Not?

In the Philippines, corn is one of the most famous go-to foods anywhere. You can buy it grilled, steamed or get it as a popcorn! Corn is also popular with it being refined such as tortillas, chips, corn meal, corn flour, corn oil and so on.

Health Benefits 101: ORANGE

Health Benefits 101: ORANGE

When you say Vitamin C, what is the first fruit that comes into your mind? Orange, right? Orange is probably one of the most favorite fruits from almost all homes everywhere. You can eat it on its own, or you can juice it, or even add it on your dishes. Sweet, juicy oranges make a delicious and healthy snack or addition to a meal. That’s why it is no wonder that they are one of the most popular fruits in the world.

Health Benefits 101: POTATOES

Health Benefits 101: POTATOES

Potatoes have been a staple food in many households. One of the min reasons why they are also considered as a cult favorite is because of its versatility. They can be thought of as a comfort food — richly mashed with butter and sour cream or crisply fried in vegetable oil (which I do not personally advise because you know – it’s unhealthy!), or can be mixed on to many dishes for a variety of flavors.

Eggs: Not Your Ordinary Breakfast Food

Eggs: Not Your Ordinary Breakfast Food

If there is one specific food that you could think of eating every day, what would it be? I’d say it’s egg. Well actually it dominates the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots (to think that not only in breakfasts, but also in any time of the day). We have eaten eggs...
Health Benefits 101: WATERMELON

Health Benefits 101: WATERMELON

Watermelon is my go-to fruit every time I need refreshment. Here in the Philippines, watermelon is one of the major fruits eaten mainly as a dessert. Actually, this fruit needs no introduction, does it? It has been on our list of favorites since we were kids, and it...
Kitchen Ingredients as Beauty Regimen? Why Not!

Kitchen Ingredients as Beauty Regimen? Why Not!

Most of us, specifically ladies, tend to spend a lot on beauty products to revive, rejuvenate or completely rescue our dry, dull skin or hair. That’s why sometimes, this can be a factor on why today’s women put this last on their list. I definitely believe that any...
Health Benefits 101: OKRA

Health Benefits 101: OKRA

Okra is one of those vegetables wherein it’s you’ll either love them or hate them. Some people refuse to eat it because of its slimy texture and feeling in your mouth. But personally, okra is one if not of my favorite vegetables. I don’t find its texture gross, or...
Peanuts: Not Your Typical Snack

Peanuts: Not Your Typical Snack

Peanuts are probably one of the most common go to snack of anyone; May it be on children, teenagers, or adults. In any time of the day, you can’t just say NO to binge eating it. But as you eat this snack, did it ever come to your mind that eating them has been...
Health Benefits 101: DURIAN

Health Benefits 101: DURIAN

When you hear the fruit Durian, what usually comes to your mind first? I’m quite sure you’re going to think of its particularly appealing fragrance first, right? Yet apart from its unique smell, its many beneficial features have earned it the “King of Fruit” throughout Southeast Asia!

Health Benefits 101: GREEN PEAS

Health Benefits 101: GREEN PEAS

Let’s admit it, we often underestimate the value of peas. We would often find them in several dishes, but never have we (at least for me) praised these green edible pods. But as I was reading different articles regarding green peas, I was surprisingly amazed as to how much nutrients and vitamins they carry.

The Dangers of Processed Foods

The Dangers of Processed Foods

Of course, preparing all of your own food is ideal, but let’s face the reality that we will be needing some help for the work to make the preparation light and easy. Although it is almost impossible to completely eliminate processed food from our daily diets, it is good to be aware of just how much you are eating of them. This awareness can help to create a healthier lifestyle and help with many future health conditions.

Health Benefits 101: LEMON

Health Benefits 101: LEMON

You must be familiar with the proverbial phrase, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. This phrase is often used to encourage optimism and a positive attitude in the face of an adversity or misfortune. Lemons represent sourness or difficulty in life, that’s why...
The Wonders of Honey

The Wonders of Honey

In celebration of National Honey Month, I’d like to give the spotlight to this sweet stuff right here – Honey! As we all know, honey is widely used all over the nation for quite a long time now. Not only does it make your tea tastes better, but it can also enhance the flavor and taste of foods.

Health Benefits 101: SWEET POTATO

Health Benefits 101: SWEET POTATO

The sweet potato, also known as the Ipomoea batatas, not only contains many nutrients, but it is also packed with medicinal benefits. Did you know that a single serving of sweet potato alone will provide more than 400% of your daily dose of vitamin A?!

Why Should You Drink More Water?

Why Should You Drink More Water?

Increasing your water intake is one of the easiest ways to make each system run more smoothly. If you drink the suggested amount of water a day, it won’t do you any harm nor will you lose from it.

Health Benefits 101: STRAWBERRY

Health Benefits 101: STRAWBERRY

Strawberries are rich in vitamin C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber. These are all important nutrients that support the body’s daily functioning. Next time you are looking for something sweet, bite into some juicy strawberries and enjoy all of the benefits they have in store for you!