Gluten, junk foods, etc.

Dr. Philip S. Chua 06/13/2016

What is gluten? Gluten is protein substance found in cereal grains, barley, rye, and triticale, especially wheat, which is responsible for the elastic texture of dough, an ingredient that “glues” the dough together. It is actually a…

Fine-tuning your eating

01/04/2016

ONE of the most common mistakes people make when they attempt to lose weight is radically changing what or how they  eat. This usually involves severely limiting the quantity and amount of their food choices. When you…

Emotional eating

12/14/2015

IF THERE is a secret to the mystery of permanent weight loss, it is the complete elimination of what we call “emotional eating.”  If you are like the majority of people who want to lose weight, you…

Holiday health watch: Be merry, not sorry this Christmas

Inquirer 12/23/2014

Too much eating, drinking increase risk of heart attacks, strokes Every year during the Christmas season—the longest celebration in the country—health experts try to remind Filipinos to eat and drink in moderation to curb the increasing prevalence…

Acne myths busted

Inquirer 11/03/2014

While we’d all love to wake up with flawless skin, sometimes your pores have other plans. Blame this super common skin saboteur: acne. And you’ve got company in your complexion misery. A whopping 85 percent of all…

Cebu City passes ‘half-rice’ law

Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/03/2014

A “half-rice” serving in restaurants in Cebu City will soon  be a required item in the menu. To discourage food waste, the Cebu City Council  approved on final reading last week an ordinance  requiring food establishments to…

Tricks to feel fuller

02/24/2014

The latest weapon in your war against over-eating: A wad of bubble gum. Turns out the simple act of chewing may dramatically reduce the amount of food you have to eat in order to feel full, finds…

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