Muscle Atrophy | Why Do Muscles Waste Away?

Do we really lose muscle mass when we don’t exercise? How do we ensure that our muscles don’t waste away? ...

Pacific Cross Philippines Introduces Telehealth Services

Get faster and easier quality healthcare access in the comfort of your own homes. ...

The Cheat Day Cheat Sheet!

A cheat day is a wonderful way to end a week spent on a serious diet. However, did you know there's actually a correct way to do your cheat day so that you end up losing more weight? Let's find out how this becomes possible. ...

Your Cravings are one Click Away!

With the advent of technology, everything is at the tip of our fingers and through the power of the Internet. But we need to be cautious not to put our health at risk despite the ease that we enjoy. ...

How Writing by Hand Improves Your Memory

When was the last time you wrote a long line of text by hand? It may be time to pick up a pen and paper because doing so can improve your memory! ...

Revisiting Calisthenics | Why It's Still Relevant Today

Calisthenics may have been here for a while, but this accessible workout offers a ton of benefits, even for those who don’t frequently go to the gyms. ...

The Year in Quarantine | The Developments in the Coronavirus Pandemic

A year after the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus pandemic, what are the important developments in the world and in our country so far? ...

Facts You Need To Know About Salmonella

Don't let Salmonella make you or your loved ones sick. Here are some facts about this bacteria that you need to know. ...

Oh, Sugar Sugar! | The Secrets To A Sweet And Healthy Diet

Sugar is often seen as one of the worst enablers for leaving a healthy lifestyle. It's addictive, unhealthy, and worst of all, absolutely delicious. However, sugar may not be nearly as bad as you might think. ...

Smile for Your Health

Why is smiling good for our health? Find more reasons to smile with these benefits. ...

The Beauty of Biking

Whether indoor or outdoor, biking is an enjoyable exercise that offers a wide range of health benefits. ...

Empowering Women to Make a Change | National Women's Month

Join in on the celebrations and be part of the advocacy for women empowerment as we celebrate National Women’s Month this March. ...

#TeamNoSleep | What Could Help You Sleep Better?

Are you having a hard time getting to sleep every day? You may be dealing with insomnia. Here are some solutions to your restlessness. ...

The Benefits of Turkey Meat

We’ve heard so much about beef, chicken, and pork, but how does turkey meat compare? Let us take a look at the nutrition facts and potential benefits of eating turkey. ...

Food Safety and Alternatives in the Age of Swine Flu

With the high prices of pork and poultry meat in the market, what are the other options to try? ...

Packed Meals For Work | A Way to Eating Healthy

Have you returned to working in the office? Ever thought of bringing packed meals? Read on these tips to achieve convenient yet healthy eating. ...

Preventing Food Contamination

We can enjoy good food with our loved ones when it's properly handled and not contaminated. Read on these tips on how you can reduce the risk of food poisoning at home. ...

Understanding the Benefits of Pet Therapy

They're more than just pets. They are healers too! These animals also help you feel better. ...

Exercises You Can Do in the Car

Have you been stuck in a long ride or unbelievable traffic? There are exercises you can do to keep calm and comfortable. ...

Protect Yourself from Digital Dementia

Heavy reliance on computers, smartphones, tablets, and other devices can be harmful to cognitive abilities. Find out more about Digital Dementia and how to protect yourself from this disorder. ...

Celebrating Philippine Heart Month | Taking Care of Our Heart Health

Celebrate the month of love with these healthy reminders for your heart health. ...

Natural Ways To Detox Your Body

With the inevitable toxic we are exposed to in our daily lives, it is crucial for our body to detoxify. Here are simple and easy ways to cleanse your body in as fast as 24hours. ...

Spice Up The Kitchen! | The Best Spices for Healthy Living

Spices were (and still are) a highly valued commodity in the world of cuisine. A pinch of any spice can immediately change the taste of your dish and makes most people feel like chefs once they discover more than the ordinary salt and pepper. Surprisingly, these can be incredibly healthy too. ...

Never Skip Leg Day | Training Your Legs Regularly

Have you spent enough time on your leg workouts? Find out why leg exercises are key to your overall fitness. ...

Too Much Sitting? Try Chair Yoga!

Find out how to combat a sedentary lifestyle through these chair yoga poses. ...

A Way Out of COVID-19 | What to Expect Next with the Vaccines

Now that several countries have approved COVID-19 vaccines for their citizens and distribution is underway, is the pandemic almost over? ...

Healthy Vietnamese Cuisine

Eating healthy is a walk in the park as Viet cuisine includes some of the healthiest dishes in the world. ...

Cleaning Fresh Fruits and Vegetables the Right Way

Knowing how to properly wash different types of fruits will keep your food tasting great and safe to eat ...

Vaping Facts | Is It Safer Than Cigarettes?

70% of Filipinos favor vaping because they believe that this is a safe alternative to tobacco products, but is vape really safer than traditional cigarettes? ...

3 Simple Wrist Exercises You Must Try

Wrist mobility is key to stay active and avoid wrist pain or injuries. ...

A Look Into Different COVID-19 Vaccines

Learn more about the various COVID-19 vaccines that are set to end the coronavirus pandemic this new year. ...

Mealtime and Mental Health

Gathering around the table and enjoying the company of our loved ones is always a great thing. But communal dining shouldn't be limited to special occasions. New studies suggest eating with family or friends regularly could benefit your overall health and well-being. ...

The Healthy Diet | Eating Fruits Everday

Fruits in all their variety, are considered nature’s ready-packed snacks. ...

A Clean Chopping Board for a Healthy Life

Are you paying attention to the condition of your chopping board? Find out why a clean chopping board should be one of your kitchen priorities. ...

Pacific Cross Philippines proves it is #HereForYou amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Pacific Cross Philippines (PCPH), a market specialist in medical insurance and HMO, strengthens its commitment to serve clients and the Filipino people as it heeds the call to provide reliable and comprehensive medical coverage amidst the COVID-19 health crisis. ...

Your Guide to Healthy Holiday Eating

Select healthier options as you indulge in hearty feasts with your loved ones this holiday season. ...

Kitchen Sink | The Dirtiest Place In Your Home

The dirtiest place inside your home is your kitchen sink and here are the things you need to know. ...

The Amazing Benefits of Lychees

It may have a short shelf life, but this juicy summer treat has more than just taste to offer. ...

Why Regular Check-Ups Are Important

If you think you should only visit your doctor when you're sick, reading this article will give you reasons to do it more often. ...

Celebrating Safely This Holiday Season

With COVID-19 pandemic posing risks to gatherings of family and friends, can you still celebrate safely during this holiday season? ...

Hand Dominance | Are You a Righty or Lefty?

Why are we stronger in one hand than the other? What does it mean when you are right-hand or left-hand dominant? ...

SUSTAINABILITY in the Diet

Sustainability can be applied to our way of everyday living, at the workplace, at home and of course with FOOD! The pathways to eating sustainably is a challenge that everyone must take part. In today's era, each one of us can contribute through our eating habits, on lessening the effect of climate change in the planet. ...

Zika Virus | Is It a Threat in the Philippines?

Get to know more about the Zika virus and find out how to keep you and your family safe, especially during the rainy season. ...

Bouldering | Wall Crawling For Health

Rock climbing is one of the most exciting and beneficial sports you can pursue, and it's not as intimidating as it looks! Let us understand the benefits of bouldering. ...

The Science of Smells | How Scents Affect Our Brain

With its links to our emotions and memory, our sense of smell should not be taken for granted. ...

Pacific Cross Philippines Welcomes Christopher de Leon as Its Newest Brand Ambassador

Mr. Christopher de Leon joins Pacific Cross in a virtual Ceremonial Contract Signing. He joins the Company as an ally in helping people protect what is most precious. ...

Can Fried Food be Fine for the Heart?

Experts have found that fried food, when cooked in certain oils, may not be as bad for our health as we previously thought. ...

Meat-ing the Health Villains | A Look Into The Risks of Processed Meat

With all the available food for us to munch on, why do most of us naturally bend towards those that are, well, damaging to our health? Is it because we prioritize taste over effect; or is it simply because we tend to forget? ...

Benefits of Baseball

Baseball is a team sport that is slowly gaining traction globally, even outside of its "home" country of America. Let's talk about the benefits of going to the ball game! ...

Appreciating the Beauty of Edible Flowers

Flowers can serve more than a decorative purpose. Find out how they can be part of your delicious meals and beverages. ...