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As in the most ideal of diets, small, measured but frequent portions are recommended to keep your body energy up but your weight under control.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Healthy eating tips in a season of abundance

PORRIDGE ingredients: 1) Astragalus membranaceus–Astragalus roots; 2) red
dates–hong zao; 3) Lycii fructus–wolfberry fruit; 4) Coicis semen–coix seed or Job’s
tears seed; 5) Nelumbinis semen–lotus seed; 6) wild yam–huai shan; 7) Euryales
semen–euryale seed

A few months back Angelo Songco, the owner of Sugarleaf (a wellness café and health food store) sent me an invite to a cancer talk. One thing led to another and, before I knew it, I was in correspondence with Edward Puno, Fuda Cancer Hospital coordinator for the Philippines.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Gallery,Food | Read More »

The rule of 5


If there are Ten Commandments for living a righteous life, then there are also rules for living a wellness lifestyle. Serving as guidelines for ensuring a healthy body, balanced mind and enlightened spirit is The Rule of 5.

Posted: December 2nd, 2014 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Sexy by Christmas


There are easy and challenging ways to lose weight in time for the holidays without compromising your lifestyle. But to be successful, one’s priorities will have to change.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Columns,Health and Wellness,Mind and Body | Read More »

Skin-deep and deeper healing


I’m bravest at the dermatologist’s than in any other clinic, which doesn’t say much, really, for a coward like me—it’s not there, after all, that one gets real bad news or suffers real pain. In fact, a refill of an old prescription is usually all I need.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »