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Eggs-actly Right For You!
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 06/01/2011 05:11 PM

Views on the role of eggs in the V diet have varied drastically over the years. Traditionally, eggs were thought of as excellent, low-cost sources of nutrients, and people were encouraged to eat them daily. In the early 1970s, however, recommendations were made to limit the use of eggs because of their cholesterol content. People began to think of an egg as merely cholesterol in a shell and depict eggs as the icon of all that's wrong with the American diet.Several clinical and epidemiological studies including a local study done by Tanchoco et al. of the Food and Nutrition Research... read more

tags: health, nutrition, eggs, food and nutrition research institute, fnri, dost

Calcium for All Ages and Genders
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 03/14/2011 12:23 PM

y Felices C. Cuaderno, FMS-FSTD, FNRIMany people, especially women, know that adequate calcium intake is important to health. Calcium is an essential nutrient the body needs every day. It is not only for women but also crucial for children, adolescents, adults, and older people. The majority of calcium in the body makes up your bones and teeth and keeps their strength. Calcium, aside from being important for bone health is also needed to regulate certain body functions. Without calcium, muscles would not contract normally, blood would not dot, and nerves would be unable to carry messages.    Calcium and bone health... read more

tags: health, wellness, nutrition, calcium, bone health

Summer Healthy Plans
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 04/12/2011 04:17 PM

Good health is the best thing to aim for this summer. Here are some practical guidelines that you can follow:Plan mealsSpend some time to plan the foods you are going to serve during the season. Stick to basics. Use the food pyramid as a guide in planning meals. Well- planned meals are the key to have a healthy body.    Eat a variety of foods in the proper amountThe human body needs ample amount of nutrients for good health and no single food can provide all these needed amounts of nutrients. Choosing different kinds of foods from all food groups in... read more

tags: health, wellness, nutrition, summer

Bianca Gonzalez on overall wellness
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 05/04/2011 04:17 PM

Aside from being one of the countryís most sought-after hosts, Bianca Gonzalez is also an advocate of holistic wellness. Seen five times a week on TV, Bianca remains fit mentally, physically and spiritually despite living a busy schedule. Here, the pretty morena shares how she keeps in top shape, and how Yin Yang, Universal Robina Corporationís (URC) newest beverage innovation, helps her achieve holistic wellness and be the supergirl that she is.Food for the brainWith over two hundred thousand followers on Twitter, Biancaís short random updates on food, showbiz, the FIFA World Cup, and even some anecdotes from her showbiz... read more

tags: health, wellness, nutrition, bianca gonzales, universal robina corporation, yin yang cooling tea

Good, Healthy Eats
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 05/09/2011 12:08 PM

Many breads consumed in the West - and, by extension, in the Philippines - are made with refined wheat flour, which is made by polishing away the bran and exterior layers of the wheat kernel to reveal the endosperm, or the inner part. In contrast, whole-grain breads use the entire kernel, giving the finished product not only subtle differences in flavor, aroma, color, and texture, but also boosts in nutritive content, including its wheat germ.While wheat is the primary grain used for making breads in many parts of the world, other grains and seeds can be used for the same... read more

tags: health, nutrition, food, whole grain bread

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