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How a plant-based diet can reduce hypertension and prevent stroke

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MEATLESS BUT MORE NUTRITIOUS Malunggay soup (with tomatoes, onions, organic vegan bouillon cubes and Himalayan salt), string beans (with shiitake mushrooms, okra, eggplant, Braggs tomato sauce) and oil-less fried, non-GMO soy wheat stick (with seaweeds). Safe proteins were found to be from plants. Photo by Tessa Salazar

What do five of the 10 leading causes of illness and death in the Philippines have in common? Coronary heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and atherosclerosis are all associated with our diets.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Cockroaches, animal products and their link to asthma

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The Department of Health’s Asthma Week (observed Aug. 16 to 20) is officially over. But then, for the estimated 235 million sufferers of chronic asthma (according to World Health Organization estimates), their affliction, an inflammatory lung disease involving recurrent breathing problems, doesn’t really follow any timeline.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Perfect record with HLURB elevates credibility of socialized housing

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FROM left, OSHDP vice president and auditor Marc Lagdameo;  8990 Holdings investor relations officer Tani Basman; OSHDP president Christopher Ryan Tan; OSHDP chair of the board Jefferson Bongat, OSHDP director Irwin Bryan Choa, World Home Depot’s Vincent Fereira, Boysen’s Wylland Oppuer and World Home Depot’s Mark Anthony Alejo. Photo by Eugene Araneta

Does shelling out millions of pesos for a high-end residential unit—be it a condo or a house and lot—guarantee flawless workmanship and headache-free ownership? If you go by the sob stories of some well-to-do buyers of mid- and high-end residences who had recently discovered that their ritzy abodes were far less than ideal, the answer here would be a depressing “no.”

Posted: August 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

‘Institutional’ neglect of nutrition leads to costly hospital stays

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The irony about nutrition is that something so essential to life is the one most neglected.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

What should Aquino’s Sona highlight?

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President Benigno Aquino III INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is set to deliver his fourth State of the Nation (Sona) address on July 28. Inquirer Property has asked industry experts to share what they think Aquino should address in his Sona.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

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