Rediscover the Healing Wonders of Narra (Rosewood)

The “intelligent” food supplement = Narra.  The Philippines’ national tree is known for its termite-resistant hardwood and its rose scent, thus the English name Rosewood.  In the 16th and 17th century Europe, it was used as a diuretic and folk medicine to combat tumors.  Today, countless health benefits of narra continue to be discovered. – Source: NaturTeq … Continue reading

Family Friday: Top Supplements for Healthy Kids

Second Friday of the month:  Health & Wellness / Parenting Did you drink your vitamins?Everyday, I was reminded to take my multi-vitamins. The fact that I am not sickly as a child, and until now as an adult, proved that the supplements did work for me.  Having kids of my own, I know that providing … Continue reading

A One-of-a-kind Excursion for Discerning Moms

It started with an invitation to be a part of a project that advocates health and wellness. As a mother, the health and welfare of my family comes first and an opportunity for a plant tour hosted by United Laboratories, Inc. (UNILAB) was something I didn’t want to miss. This was not a typical out-of-town … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 4

Part 4 — the last in this series on wellness and nutrition. Wow, I could not believe I was able to compose this series of posts in one week! This is a feat for me as I am used to writing only once a week (twice at most) and posting on a Friday. I am proud … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 3

“Wellness is the interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more balanced lifestyle.”  It is a very simple philosophy yet it is so difficult to achieve, especially in this age of instant food, video games, quick-service restaurants, and a multitude of food supplements in the market today. Before we … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 2

“Kain lang ng kain (just keep eating)…you’re eating for two” is always the line that pregnant women hear from well-meaning family and friends — I myself did not escape this prodding. There’s really no question when it comes to eating right during pregnancy as wellness begins from the womb. And now, to continue the series … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 1

“You are what you eat.”  I’ve read this saying hundreds of times and I know this is true. Our health and well-being not only depends on what we do to keep fit, but more importantly, what we feed our bodies. And in recent years, people grew more and more conscious about eating and living right, … Continue reading