Sunday, August 02, 2015

My Top Ten Online Shopping Sites in the Philippines

A long time ago, in a far-away land, shopaholic residents like me spend their endless rainy weekends in a box-like structure called the shopping mall.  It was a place where the crowds gather-like there was no other place to go- trying on clothes, testing gadgets, deciding on which running shoes to get. 

I am no longer part of that long-ago crowd…

I have wisened up.

I am now doing my shopping the quick, simple and effective way. I am doing my shopping the online way.

In the past decade, the local online scene has grown in leaps and bounds with hundreds of online sites offering a variety of stuff.  It is literally a jungle out there!   But how to sort out the bad to the “pwede na” to the stand-out online stores?

Presenting to you my own top ten list, in no particular order.

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Saturday, August 01, 2015

How the Bacteria in Our Guts Help to Make Us Thinner or Fatter

For the 35% of Americans who are doing battle right now with obesity, many of the causes are familiar. Poor diet, stationary lifestyles and even genes all impact our ability to lose weight and live healthy. Researchers, however, in recent years have become interested in a less traditional cause of weight gain, gut microbes. Yes, that's right, the bacteria in our stomach may have direct influence on everything from our metabolism, to our brain chemistry, and even what foods we “crave” and which foods we “hate”. This certainly has the potential to change the treatment of obesity, and how we deal with weight gain clinically.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015

What Is Your #workouttowork Routine?

One of my greatest diet downfall is this:

#workouttowork!

And when I do fall (and I won’t mention how many times), I tend to be lax on my workout as well.

But like every fitness experts say, in fitness, it’s the little things that count.