Why you should love the humble Kamunggay

Doris Mondragon 04/07/2021

MEDELLIN, Cebu—Most people depend on vitamin pills sold in drugstores to combat vitamin deficiency or lower the risk of certain diseases, or to just be proactive about their health. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But did…

Use Argan oil to rescue your skin, hair, and health problems

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 06/20/2020

Did you know that Argan oil has a variety of uses? The naturally occurring plant oil is derived from the kernels of the fruit of the Argan tree, which is native to Morocco. For many centuries, it…

Things you need to know about cabbages

Marc Cosep 05/21/2020

Cabbages, these watery vegetables are often overlooked in the kitchen. But did you know this leafy vegetable is packed with nutrients that can help fight against microbes and pathogens that may threaten our immune system? Read on…

Honey: More than just a natural sweetener

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 05/21/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–Honey is known to sweeten a lot of our favorite dishes and drinks. But honey is more than just a natural sweetener. In fact, there are many uses for honey that go beyond its culinary…

The secret benefits of your favorite hot sauce

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 05/03/2020

Cebu City, Philippines–Some of us want some spice in our food. Sometimes, we add some peppers, sauces, seasonings or another spicy condiment in our meals. We just want hot sauce on almost everything! A drop of spicy…

Why fish is a perfect choice for a healthy diet

Rosalie Abatayo 03/17/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Worrying about your health whenever you choose the food you eat?  If so, here’s a useful tip: choose fish. Yup, that’s the safest choice to make if you’re planning for a healthy diet. Fish is…

#PresyoMerkado: The health benefits of eating saging saba

Gresheen Gift Libby 10/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Saging saba is a very common banana variety in Cebu.  It is fatter and starchier compared to the other bananas and is best prepared fried or boiled. Westerners call this variety “The Grandfather of…

PB approves P30-M budget for PhilHealth premiums

05/19/2015

THE Cebu Provincial Board (PB) yesterday approved a P30-million supplemental budget for the payment of two years worth of health insurance premiums. This is the second supplemental budget approved by the PB this year. Barely a month…

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