by Dr. Claire Celiz-Pascual Mahigit isang taon na mula ng nag-umpisa ang lockdown sa Pilipinas dahil sa banta ng Covid 19. Marami nang nagbago, mula sa matinding paghihigpit sa paglabas ng tao, nakaranas din tayo ng taas ng mga kaso, at nandito na tayo sa panahong meron nang mga bakuna na maaring magbigay ng karagdagang protection. Hindi pa man tayo bumabalik sa dating takbo ng ating buhay, meron ...[Read More]
by Dr. Claire Celiz-Pascual Whether you are pregnant with a newborn baby or breastfeeding, there are added challenges and concerns about the health of our family during the pandemic. The best defense is to take care of ourselves and here are some tips on how to do it. Nutrition The Food and Nutrition Research Institute has developed the “Pinggang Pinoy” that recommends food choices for pregnant an ...[Read More]
I know you’ve probably heard this a lot but it’s worth repeating here - fitness is a lifestyle. Health is long-term.
Over the years of exploring different approaches to health and fitness here’s one thing I’ve learned about staying fit--there is no one-size-fits-all approach.
by Dr. Sol Sernal We all want to enjoy a happy, healthy life! We may know what we need to do but it’s just too hard to begin. Having healthy, holiday habits don’t just happen. You have to start somewhere, practice everyday and persist! Nowadays, there are so many things we enjoy that we want to spend on. There is nothing wrong with that but let’s not forgot the more important things we need to do. ...[Read More]
by Reah B. Padla All moms get busy. Every mom does a lot for the family, home, work, or church. Many are overworked so they need a break from time to time to avoid getting stressed. When I’m stressed, it shows in how I deal with my family and sadly, it causes more problems. Those grey hairs? Twitching eyes? Upset stomach? Insomnia? Those are signs of stress, Mom! We need a day off! This may seem u ...[Read More]
by Evelyn G. Damian We all want to enjoy a happy, healthy life! We may know what we need to do but it’s just too hard to begin. Having healthy, holiday habits don’t just happen. You have to start somewhere, practice everyday and persist! Bel Bontilao is a pastor, a pastor’s wife and a mother to two boys, ZK and Zach. She shares how she developed some simple habits that resulted in a healthier life ...[Read More]
by Dr. Sol Sernal with APMM Staff No matter how one looks, we are never contented. There’s always something to complain about. Everybody has their own idea of what beauty is, and nowadays, if we don’t have it, we can have it, as long as we have money. Currently, there’s a significant growth in businesses that have anything to do with beauty. But not everything we can get is beneficial to us. Let’s ...[Read More]
by Maria Rikka M. Ocena I’m not a good dancer. So when some of the women in our church invited me one Saturday morning to a Zumba session at a village park, I hesitated but went anyway to give it a try. After a few stretches and short runs around the oval, loud dance music signaled that the session was about to begin. My eyes grew wide as women started to gather. There were young ladies, mothers, ...[Read More]
In the Philippines, no one likes to walk, we don’t like to be hot when we arrive at our destination. But walking is can help us maintain our health and our desired weight.