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“Is my blood healthy or not?” Have you tried asking this to yourself at least once? Usually, people are more concerned about high blood pressure rather than the checking about the state of their blood’s health. But is it really that negligible? When I attended Sangobion’s Sulong Dugong Pinoy campaign media launch, I found out that it’s very important that we know the quality and health of our blood and it’s not only because we are planning to donate blood in the future. University of Sto. Tomas Hospital’s...

It’s the first quarter of the year and I was just excited to learn that Robinsons Supermarket is continuing on its goal to provide the consumers healthier food options and alternatives. That’s why as much as possible, we do our grocery at a nearby branch. Imagine, in our place alone, there are 4 Robinsons Supermarket branches we can choose to go. Ganyan karami ang branches nila. This March, they launched this year’s “Route To Wellness” campaign with a travel-with-passport themed event  held at the Eastwood...

What are all-natural eggs and how are they different from the P5-P8 eggs we buy from our local groceries? I’ve got the chance to try this kind of egg (all-natural organic eggs) from Healthy Options and their Farm Business Manager explained that the difference lies on the mother hens which laid the eggs. cramped chicken coop free range chickens The hens that produce all-natural eggs are grown in a natural environment on a spacious farm and not in small, hot and cramped chicken coops. In these kinds of environment, the hens become...

Itchy scalp and dandruff had been our ongoing problem at home. My husband fortunately has a healthy scalp and he has less hair (semi-kalbo). But me, I have long hair which is not thick naman but I have this hormone issues when my scalp gets too dry due to stress or the weather. My eldest daughter has a very thick hair and she sweats a lot. Most of the times, I see her scratching her head and told her to make sure that she’s washing her hair and scalp properly. Sometimes, the dandruff will go away, sometimes our scalps are itchy and...

Me, with my eldest, who is now a tween. We were just blessed then that I had healthy pregnancy and my CS delivery was successful with the help of my OB, Pedia and my loving husband. But life as a new mom back then will be much easier if I had known more and there were more available help. If I can turn back time, when I was pregnant with my first child, I wish I had just been pregnant in this decade. My pregnancy with my eldest was like groping in the dark, and my husband and I had just relied on my ob-gyne and pediatrician. We made sure...

Another year is over and a whole new one had just started. It’s a happy thing not only because we’ve survived another year, but also because all the family occasions were reset and we got to celebrate again all those happy milestones together. To make sure that my kids are protected from getting mosquito-born diseases from all those family occasions, my husband and I are very stringent when it comes to applying OFF! Insect Repellent Lotion at home and before going to any gathering, may it be with our relatives or with friends. You...

Most of us moms already know that it’s necessary to take care of ourselves. We’ve been told to relax from time to time, to give time for ourselves, etcetera. But sometimes, no matter how we try to relax, there’s one thing which will always stress us. And that is when we think of our budget. How can a mom relax if she sees how the prices of basic needs keep on rising? That’s how it is, you know. Because moms will always prioritize her family over herself. For example, if you have a small baby, a mother will buy a...

Are you having a difficult time thinking about what to wrap this Christmas? Why not pick something which will not only make your receiver not only happy, but healthy as well? I know a store where you will have a grand time finding the gifts which will benefit anyone who will receive it. The Healthy Options Store Aisle of chips & popcorn, dips & salsa, nutritional bars, cookies & pretzels, biscuits & crackers, gluten-free products, candy & chocolates, nuts, seeds, trail mixes, dried fruits, sweeters, pancakes & maple...

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