What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Without enough hours of restorative sleep, your mental and physical health might suffer in the long run. Here's what will happen: ...

Benefits of Including Seeds in Your Diet

Seeds are an essential addition to any healthy diet. Filled with a beneficial complement of essential fats, protein, and a vast array of different nutrients, they play an important role in supporting health. ...

What You Need To Know About Stroke

Stroke is the second leading cause of death among Filipinos. Here are a few things you need to know about it. ...

Chin Up | The Path To Pull-Ups

Pull-ups are one of those exercises you hear about but always have a difficult time doing. Unlike the push-up, most people tend to misunderstand how to properly do a real pull-up. Today, let's talk about the proper way to do a pull-up and the benefits you can get from it. ...

July | National Nutrition Month

This month speaks of nutrition and in this time of pandemic, it is proper to value our healthy lifestyle. Considering nutrition as an agent against diseases, it is one of the factors that can save our lives in so many ways. In celebration of this, July has been publicized as the National Nutrition Month in the Philippines. ...

Exercise During Pregnancy | A Comprehensive Guide

Read on the following tips, guidelines, benefits, do's and don'ts, and safest ways to exercise while you are an expectant mother. ...

Regular Sleep | The Power Tool of Health

Sleeping has been proven to affect the social, mental and emotional aspects of a person. ...

Facts About Hamburgers

Do you love fast food hamburgers? Read on some facts about your favorite snack and why it's better to prepare one at home. ...

Jackfruit and Its Health Benefits

Here are five (5) reasons why you should include jackfruit in your meal now. ...

A Hook and Gaze to June | National Dengue Awareness Month

The declaration of the dengue awareness month is the microcosm of the battle against the vectors of the disease, the mosquitoes, that needs community - based approaches to be applied not just in local mainstream but to the rest of the ASEAN Countries. ...

Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis is a condition caused by the over-absorption of iron, leading to an excessive amount of iron in your blood. This can cause serious health problems, since your body doesn’t have a way to get rid of the excess iron. Learn more about the symptoms, types, and treatment. ...

Mangosteen | A Fruit Under Watch

Mangosteen has been gaining a lot of interest recently and it’s being considered a super fruit. ...

Facts behind Blood Donation

Blood donation is a curious way for some people to help others. It's quite common now, but there was a time when transferring one's blood to another person was considered black magic. Nowadays, it's become a necessary medical procedure to save lives. Today, let's discuss this topic in-depth. ...

Let's Get Physical | Ways to Move More Without Exercising

Are you too busy to exercise? Do you have no access to the gym? Try these simple activities to sneak in a workout without realizing it. ...

Saving a Blue for June | Prostate Cancer Awareness

The real hue of the month ignites the spirit of awareness to all. To have or having diseases is not about survival, but about prevention and living a healthy, promising life. ...

Yoga| An Admirable Link to Mental Health

Surprisingly, Yoga is beyond de-stressing and flexibility — it has been found useful for mental disorders, too. ...

Malunggay | The Jack of all Herbs

Malunggay is the first vegetable you think of when people say "Filipino Herbs". However, we don't actually know much about what Malunggay does for you and why it's the go-to healthy herb. Let's fix that. ...

Delusional Disorder and The Case of Joker

Get to know what Delusional Disorder is and how accurate is Joker's portrayal of the illness. ...

Do Saunas Really Burn Fat Away?

Saunas can be considered to be the first fitness-related room to have ever existed. Before weights were even thought of as a fitness tool, humans have likely been relaxing in hot springs. What exactly is it about saunas that make them so appealing? ...

Quarantine Update | The MECQ Rules

Two months under community quarantine, Filipinos are now braving the new norm. So many questions were buzzing about the MECQ. What is MECQ? How is it different from ECQ? What new rules will the MECQ entail? We rounded up the general guidelines for you. ...


Get Ready for a Healthy Reading Habit - Introducing the Pacific Cross Newsletter

As a way of letting you know you are valued and cared for, Pacific Cross brings you this bi-weekly Wellness Digest. It's a health and wellness e-newsletter which covers diet, exercise, medical advice, health trends, and many other practical tips to help give your lifestyle a boost. ...

Return of Polio in the Philippines: Why is this Deeply Troubling News?

A resurgence of polio could paralyze more than a thousand children in the Philippines every year within a decade. ...

Rabies - What You Should Know

Preventive measure against rabies ...

Lets Eat like the Japanese

The Japanese Diet is educating us that we do not need to go crazy over strict diets and restrain ourselves from our cravings. It is only a matter of being mindful about what you eat and how you eat it. ...

The most controversial fruit : Durians

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Let the Battle of Home Cooking and Eating Out Begin

What you eat can make or break you; always remember that. ...

Lose Love Handles | Fun Workouts to Get a Flat Tummy

Find unique and fun ways that can help you achieve a flat stomach. ...

Get that body back, Mom!

Taking care of your body after pregnancy is very important, not only for you but for your family too. ...

Cleaning Fruits

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The Proper Way To Brush Your Teeth

Cleaning your teeth may be a relatively modern concept in terms of human history, but it has nonetheless become an important aspect of the modern way of life. Today, let's give the topic a once-over and see what's the best way to keep those teeth clean and strong. ...

Smoking and vaping : updates and trends

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Chiropractors in Manila

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No More Reason to Feel Blue with Blue Ternate!

Make a unique surprise for your loved ones this season of love through the wonderful flowers of Blue Ternate. ...

Catching on Cannabis: What you need to know

Cannabis also is known as Marijuana is probably one of the most controversial plant in the world due to contradicting beliefs on its use. It is used for pleasure and recreation. However, there were prohibitions in using it, yet a growing number of doctors prescribe it for specific medical conditions and symptoms. ...