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Vitamin E: More than your beauty vitamin

Jul 13, 2020 - 2:02 PM

This antioxidant helps boost your overall health too

How to clear the air over quarantine

Jul 08, 2020 - 2:49 PM

What else could be missing in your fancy home office? Perhaps some fresh air.

The best defense against viruses? More than face masks, a balanced immune system

Jul 03, 2020 - 4:18 PM

Learn more about immunomodulators like CM-Glucan and how it helps you keep a balanced immune system

Detours from home: Good things happen when you don’t panic

Jun 30, 2020 - 4:59 PM

In my case, I was able to start a successful small business

Drinking water with invisible contaminants poses health risks – experts

Jun 30, 2020 - 2:28 PM

Support your immune system by drinking clean and safe water

How eating healthier helped these people lose weight while in quarantine

Jun 26, 2020 - 5:00 PM

'It’s not about depriving oneself but eating the right food,' said Our Awesome Planet blogger Anton Diaz

Is it safe to exercise while wearing a mask?

Jun 18, 2020 - 3:28 PM

Rappler talks to sports science professionals on the safety of wearing face masks while exercising

For change, first we must hope

Jun 16, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Anger is the spark that starts the engine, but hope is what keeps it moving

How to eat right in quarantine

Jun 11, 2020 - 7:10 PM

Sports nutritionist Jeaneth Aro debunks diet trends and Pinoy eating habits to help you eat right this quarantine

How to get some sleep during a pandemic

May 30, 2020 - 6:53 PM

Here are some tips from an expert on how to fix our messed up body clocks

Filipino farmers, fisherfolk most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses due to climate change

May 23, 2020 - 8:03 AM

An expert says prolonged heat exposure increases the vulnerability of farmers and fisherfolk to 'climate-sensitive' illnesses, such as heat stress and heat stroke

A DAY'S WORK. Fisherfolk dock a fishing boat along the shore of Barangay Paltic in Dingalan, Aurora. Photo by Kathleen Lei Limayo

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: Fat is not a bad word

May 20, 2020 - 8:00 PM

For many, to be fat means to be unattractive, undesirable, unhealthy, and lazy. But some people want to turn that around.

LIST: Where to buy gym equipment for your home

May 17, 2020 - 4:25 PM

Check out these online stores that may just provide what you need for your workout program

5 practices to help athletes cultivate mindfulness

May 14, 2020 - 1:57 PM

Here are 5 ways athletes can practice and develop mindfulness amid the coronavirus pandemic

How to find happiness in a pandemic

May 11, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Dr. Laurie Santos, creator of the 'Psychology and the Good Life' class at Yale University, shares her tips

Cebu artist Bambi Beltran named Deutsche Welle Freedom of Speech Award laureate

May 07, 2020 - 1:20 AM

'This recognition reaffirms my belief that the ability to express our opinion and speak freely is essential to bring about change in society,' says Beltran, who was arrested in April over a Facebook post about COVID-19

AWARDEE. Cebu artist Bambi Beltran is named a Freedom of Speech Award laureate by Deutsche Welle. Photo from Beltran's Facebook page/Image of award from DW

Detours from home: Learning to take it easy even during a pandemic

May 05, 2020 - 11:43 AM

It’s okay if you can’t cross off all of the items in your quarantine to-do list

Get Olympics-ready with Hidilyn Diaz's quarantine workout

Apr 28, 2020 - 6:48 PM

Check out how Hidilyn Diaz continues her Olympic preparations under quarantine in Malaysia

Work-from-home burnout? 4 ways to cope in lockdown

Apr 27, 2020 - 7:30 AM

When work meets home, things can get extra stressful – especially during a quarantine. Feeling the burnout? Here's how you can rise from the rut.

How to make your weekends from home still feel like weekends

Apr 25, 2020 - 12:21 PM

Make the most of your days off, even under quarantine

Get ready with me: From my home to yours

Apr 22, 2020 - 3:52 PM

We’re all making adjustments during quarantine. Let yours be a move for the better.

Healthy-ish meals without a stove: a quarantine food diary

Apr 19, 2020 - 7:00 PM

No stove? No problem.

Anxious about coronavirus? Ways to protect your mental health

Apr 16, 2020 - 3:03 PM

It may not be easy but there’s something you can do to cope with the crisis

JPMorgan, Wells Fargo profits hit as they build reserves for bad loans

Apr 15, 2020 - 6:40 AM

Reserves to cover vulnerable loans during the coronavirus crisis lead to staggering drops in 1st quarter profits for JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo

The JPMorgan Chase headquarters stands in Midtown Manhattan on January 8, 2014 in New York City. John Moore/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Yes you can! A week’s worth of workouts at home

Apr 13, 2020 - 11:05 AM

We know, a home workout is not the gym – but for those of us staying at home, it can have a massive effect on our wellbeing

After 1 month of lockdown, who lost and gained weight?

Apr 11, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Let’s look at some lockdown habits that resulted in higher or lower numbers on the scale

How to take care of mild coronavirus symptoms at home

Apr 08, 2020 - 3:55 PM

Doctors say you should never self-medicate, and always seek the advice of a doctor if you think you have COVID-19

Image from Shutterstock.com

Work out to Martie Bautista's home football routine

Apr 05, 2020 - 6:45 PM

Philippine women's football team striker Martie Bautista shares her home football workout

Not enough room? Do these exercises for tight spaces

Apr 05, 2020 - 10:39 AM

Nothing – not even a tight space – should stop you from working out!

Living alone and in need of a hug during global lockdown

Apr 04, 2020 - 5:17 PM

Isolated people around the world are mourning the loss of daily physical contact like hugs and handshakes, which scientists say are 'vital' to one's well-being

How to stop the virus making us all fatter

Apr 03, 2020 - 6:35 PM

'I don't know if we are going to come out of this experience stronger, but we will have gotten fatter,' warns nutritionist Beatrice de Reynal

Photo from Shutterstock

Hong Kongers embrace confined space workouts during pandemic

Apr 02, 2020 - 3:00 PM

With gyms and fitness clubs closed due to the coronavirus, people are turning to online classes to get fit

In this picture taken on March 26, 2020, personal trainer Kristen Handford, 33, records a fitness class for her clients in Discovery Bay, on the outlying Lantau Island in Hong Kong. - More than 3.4 billion people have been called on or forced by authorities to stay at home, around 44 percent of the world population, according to a count based on an AFP database. Many are wondering how they can stay healthy during the weeks -- and possibly months -- of self-isolation that lie ahead. Hong Kongers, who live in some of the world's smallest apartments, say it can be done. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) / TO GO WITH HongKong-health-virus-fitness,FOCUS by Jerome TAYLOR

After a long day of lockdown, how 'essential' is an alcoholic drink?

Apr 02, 2020 - 1:00 PM

During the coronavirus pandemic, some countries have banned alcohol while some say liquor shops are 'essential' and that a glass of wine may help 'cope with the stress'

Fitness challenges to do with friends under quarantine

Apr 01, 2020 - 9:58 PM

Make working out more exciting with these fitness challenges you can do with your friends

5 hygiene points to remember this quarantine

Apr 01, 2020 - 2:24 PM

Here’s how you can do your part in minimizing this pandemic

Diseases are in the air, here’s how to avoid them according to a respiratory specialist

Mar 31, 2020 - 3:38 PM

Wear face masks but don't forget to wash your hands and strengthen your immune system

WATCH: Agatha Wong's tips for self-empowerment

Mar 31, 2020 - 8:00 AM

Wushu wonder Agatha Wong shares her tips to people struggling with discrimination, body image, bashers, and failure

7 exercises you can do with household items

Mar 29, 2020 - 6:06 PM

Turn these household items into gym equipment for your home workouts!

Adulting 101: How to set up a home gym

Mar 25, 2020 - 8:21 PM

Don't have time to head to a local gym? Set one up for yourself at home!

Why washing hands is so important

Mar 24, 2020 - 4:32 PM

Here’s how to help stop the spread of the invisible virus

Beyond canned goods: How to eat healthy during a quarantine

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:00 PM

We've got a list of other grocery essentials for your next trip – pantry staples like grains, pasta, frozen food, and beans!

1 in 2 Filipinos have high cholesterol. Here’s what you can do about it

Mar 13, 2020 - 6:27 PM

Give your heart a healthy diet

Yes you can! Work out at home with these YouTube channels and apps

Mar 13, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Can't head to the gym? We got you, fam

Screenshots from YouTube.com/blogilates, and YouTube.com/ OfficialBarStarzz, and YouTube.com/yogawithadriene

These 5 foods are staining your teeth and you might not know it

Mar 13, 2020 - 2:12 PM

You might want to want to cut down on coffee and curry

Indian Wells tennis becomes first big US sports casualty of coronavirus

Mar 09, 2020 - 4:35 PM

Indian Wells organizers say the health and safety of everybody involved in the tournament is of 'paramount importance'

Brazil dance studio has moves for every body type

Mar 08, 2020 - 8:08 PM

Maravilhosas offers pole dancing classes for all shapes and sizes, and also specially tailored classes for body types that are typically underrepresented in the dance world

Defending champ Andreescu out of Indian Wells

Mar 08, 2020 - 10:24 AM

Bianca Andreescu continues to be sidelined due to the injury she picked up last October

SIDELINED. Rising star Bianca Andreescu needs more time to recover from her injury. Photo from Bianca Andreescu's Instagram

A saggy diaper due to “babad” is giving your baby more than just discomfort

Mar 06, 2020 - 8:37 PM

Prolonged exposure to wetness can affect your baby’s sensitive skin

After U.S. scandal, JUUL develops new market in the Philippines

Feb 27, 2020 - 9:20 PM

Part 2: Amid a crackdown in its home market, leading e-cigarette company JUUL treads carefully with ‘transparency' efforts as it sets up shop in the Philippines

[ANALYSIS] Why Nokia, Wells Fargo, and Honda are leaving the PH

Feb 27, 2020 - 11:32 AM

(UPDATED) Although global factors are at play, the Philippines’ business climate and government policies are also partly to blame