What your BMI says about your health
May21

What your BMI says about your health

What your BMI says about your health By Dr. Rebecca Desiderio     Everyone is trying to find ways to shed off those extra pounds and hold on to his or her “teenage weight.” One of our biggest concerns is our weight, as we get older.  Good thing there’s a simple way of finding out whether you are within the healthy weight scale – finding out your Body Mass Index and waist size.   Checking your BMI...

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The 5 New Year Resolutions You Should Make Instead
Jan03

The 5 New Year Resolutions You Should Make Instead

  By: Anna Oposa   Ah, it’s January 2017! ‘Tis the time we make promises to ourselves to leave the “old me” in 2016 and usher in the “new and improved me” at midnight. We list a number of things we will do differently. We will stop hitting the snooze button. We will exercise more. We will stop smoking and will drink less. The list goes on.   But after all the fireworks have been lit, the parties attended, and the...

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Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products
Mar30

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products By Anna de Leon Pia Wurztbach bagging the Ms. Universe crown makes one wonder as to what makes the Filipina stand out among a bevy of beauties from around the world.  The answermay lie along the aisles of our groceries back home, and now even here abroad, in the beauty products that have taken care of our beauty queens, our mothers and even us growing up.  Before the likes of Likas or Hortaleza...

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Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have
Mar30

Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have

The Medical City Dubai’s Dr. Heidi K Regudo shares the most important health check every woman must have. BLOOD PRESSURE AND BODY MASS INDEX (BMI ) BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. It is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease and diabetes.According to Department of Health and Human Services on...

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