Heart Disease

Why Food Measurement is Important

Why Food Measurement is Important

  Measuring your kids’ food limits their food intake to the right amount. Otherwise, if you let them eat as much as they want, they might end up being overweight or ...

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10 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Be Physically Active

10 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Be Physically Active

  Do you remember how you felt when your kids first started to walk? With vast delight and a watchful eye, you cheered your precious tykes through their tottering steps ...

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Fruit and Veg: Five-a-Day is OK, Says Study

Fruit and Veg: Five-a-Day is OK, Says Study

  PARIS, July 29, 2014 (AFP) – British nutritionists threw down the gauntlet to dietary guidelines in April by declaring seven daily portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, rather than ...

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Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

  KOROR, July 30, 2014 (AFP) – The new chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) said Wednesday that he was determined to change the unhealthy lifestyle choices that have ...

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PH Cigarette Graphic Health Warning Signed into Law

PH Cigarette Graphic Health Warning Signed into Law

  The Aquino administration hopes to curb smoking incidence in the country by scaring people off the unhealthy habit. And just to make sure smokers quit, the administration has been ...

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Govts’ Agree to Stem Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice: UN

Govts’ Agree to Stem Cancer-Causing Arsenic in Rice: UN

  GENEVA, July 17, 2014 (AFP) – Governments have agreed the first international standards limiting cancer-causing arsenic pollution in rice, a key move to protect consumers of what is a ...

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Light Drinking Less Healthy Than Thought: Study

Light Drinking Less Healthy Than Thought: Study

  PARIS, July 10, 2014 (AFP) – A glass or two of booze is good for your heart, according to long-standing medical advice that drinkers are often fond of citing. ...

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Hostile People More Likely to Suffer a Stroke: Study

Hostile People More Likely to Suffer a Stroke: Study

  WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 (AFP) – Feeling cynical and hostile toward others may double the risk of having a stroke in middle-aged and older adults, according to a study ...

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Factfile: Importance of Fats

Factfile: Importance of Fats

  Fats, the body’s reserve source of energy, protect organs and vessels, maintain body heat, and perform other functions depending on their type. Fats provide: Energy source. Fats are vital ...

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Excessive Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Adult Deaths: US

Excessive Drinking Causes 1 in 10 Adult Deaths: US

  WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 (AFP) – Excessive alcohol consumption causes one in 10 deaths among US adults, whether because of accidents or medical conditions that arise from long-term drinking, ...

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