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Open Access BPO partners with health experts for health and wellness event
posted by Alistair Roque on 08/27/2015 09:22 AM

To encourage employees to lead a healthy and active lifestyle, Open Access BPO held another wellness exhibit in its Makati office on August 26. The multilingual call center invited several health experts, some of which provided nutritional counseling, free blood pressure monitoring, and blood sugar testing. Attendees also received free product samples from pharmaceutical companies.... read more

tags: active lifestyle, open access bpo wellness exhibit, wellness program, healthy lifestyle

Top Ten Anti-Cancer Foods
posted by Carrie B. Yan on 02/28/2011 12:07 PM

In this day and age, cancer is no longer an uncommon sickness.  It has a lot to do with the chemicals in our food, more and more of which are processed and refined."  Hardly anything we eat are natural anymore, and the chemicals used to grow and prepare food are found to be causing more harm than good.  The best way to prevent cancer is to stick to natural or organically grown products, and food that contain the complete natural range of the 72 trace elements. Here are the top ten anti-cancer foods:Seafoods - This is the most powerful anti-cance... read more

tags: anti-cancer foods, health, wellness, diet, cancer awareness

posted by Brando Dimagiba on 02/28/2011 10:03 AM

There is a confusing controversy at least, in the public arena, whether carbohydrates are healthy or bad for us. This will, of course, depend on what type of carbohydrates we are talking about. There are carbo foods that are better for us than others. And then, there is the quantity factor. How much is too much? What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of the three main classes of food and sources of energy. The other two are protein and fats. Carbos are organic compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen, which include the sugars and starches found in rice, bread, cookies,... read more

tags: carbohydrates, carbo, carbs, glycemic, load, index, lgl, hgl, health, wellness

posted by Brando Dimagiba on 02/28/2011 10:02 AM

Washington: A chemical widely used to make plastic bottles and food containers may come from non-food sources and linger in the body longer than commonly thought, a new study published recently showed.Researchers from the University of Rodhester in New York state said their new findings on bisphenol-A (BPA)-linked by numerous previous studies to a range of serious ailments including prostate cancer, diabetes and heart disease-are key to understanding the chemical's toxicity.Until now "scientists believed that BPA was excreted quickly and that people were exposed to BPA primarily through food," said the study's authors, published online in the Environmental Health Perspectives... read more

tags: plastic, chemical, bpa, lingers in body, fda, health science, wellness, bisphenol-a

posted by Brando Dimagiba on 02/28/2011 10:01 AM

Cholesterol is one of the good news, bad news things: the body needs it, but too much of it can damage the heart. Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced naturally by the liver, but it is also found in foods we eat that come from animals, such as beef, poultry, seafood and dairy products. It has a number of important jobs, including the production of certain hormones as well as the breakdown and digestion of fat. Sometimes, however, our bodies have too much cholesterol, and this becomes a problem that can eventually damage and clog arteries. Now more than ever,... read more

tags: promoting heart health, wellness, cholesterol, diet, soluble fibers, ldl, oats

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