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‘Health drinks not all they’re cut out to be’


Taking a dietary supplement or herbal drink may not be as harmless as people think.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Doctors prescribe exercise as medicine

Obesity among Filipino women is a common problem. AFP file photo. AFP FILE PHOTO

If your doctor prescribes exercise as medicine, don’t be surprised.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Public warned vs turmeric ‘cure’

FDA Advisory Turmeric

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday warned the public against a turmeric-based herbal food supplement being promoted in newspaper and online advertisements as a remedy for all sorts of inflammation in the body.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Take it from WHO: Less salt, more life

salt consumption

If you want to live longer and have a healthier heart, cut back on your salt intake. This means ditching your favorite fast-food meal, checking salt levels on food labels, and removing salt dispensers and bottled sauces from your dining table.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

FDA warns public vs herbal capsule chemotherapy

FDA Advisory'

Capsules that work like chemotherapy? Don’t fall for this claim, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »