Category Archives for Lifestyle and Nutrition

What Is The 80/20 Rule?

In every aspect of life, it is always almost impossible to achieve a strict 100% implementation.

Either you are up to achieving something about financial goals or just simply trying to amend your ways of living, there will always be lags or obstacles along the way.

Many friends are asking me how stringent I am when it comes to controlling my diet.

Well, given that I have a strong family history of almost every degenerative disease that you can imagine (heart disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, cancer etc.), one might think that I MUST BE 100% strict or all-or-none with my eating and exercise habits.

Admittingly, while attaining close to perfection results are possible, it can be most of the time too stressful.

It really takes a CHAMP to achieve 100/100 and I am not even close...

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What You Think About CHOLESTEROL Might Be Wrong…

“Wag yan… Makolesterol yan…” (Not that one… It is rich in cholesterol…)

Most health authorities still point their fingers on cholesterol as the nemesis.

For the past five decades, cholesterol was under the spot light and was blamed for the causality of cardiovascular disease.

But not until recently, advances in science discovered that INFLAMMATION is the major cause of heart disease, not cholesterol.

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You Cannot Out-Train A Bad Diet. Zumba Pa More!

Often times when it comes to the topic of weight loss, people are still more interested in checking out the latest “fat burning workouts” out there than searching for diets that aid fat loss.

While some buy into the concept of “miracle workouts” like 300 Spartan workout or Six Pack workout, others still go for the five times a week 30-minute jogging or moderate exercise approach.

Some will even go for that “once a week” Zumba.

It is true enough that any of the above I mentioned can help you on your path to a more healthier you as regular physical activity reduces the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes type 2, and cancer.

However, take note that physical activity alone DOES NOT promote weight loss.

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Top 5 Foods That Hypertensive and Diabetic Pinoys Should Avoid

Filipinos love eating.

It is part of our culture.

Mas masarap nga kumain lalu na pag kasama ang pamilya o mga kaibigan.

However, the fact will always hold true – MORE THAN 21% OF ADULTS in the Philippines have HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE and MORE THAN 5% are suffering from DIABETES TYPE 2.

And this definitely has something to do with the food that we eat.

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Do You Want To Be Lean And Fit? Eat Like A Spartan!

“Spartans! Ready your breakfast and eat hearty… For tonight, we dine in hell!”King Leonidas

What they eat is actually simpler and more common than you thought...

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Fast Food and Fast Routes to Obesity, Hypertension, and Diabetes

Only a few wants to take the road less traveled.

Hundreds of millions of people now work in a box, live in a box, watch in a box, and even eat from a box.

It is time to think outside the box!

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