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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

In U.S., plant-based diet easier than ever, even at Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 2019 - 5:32 PM

There is an increasing number of Americans choosing a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle by adopting a 'plant-based' diet

Can we eat meat and still tame global warming?

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:51 PM

'What we've pointed out on the basis of scientific evidence is that there are certain diets that have a lower carbon footprint,' says Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change co-chair Jim Skea

Humanity's next test: Feed 10 billion without ruining Earth

Aug 02, 2019 - 6:36 PM

Stephen Cornelius, WWF's chief advisor on climate change, says the world needs 'an urgent transformation in how we use land in the future'

Why beauty gurus are scaling down on the ten-step skincare routine

Jul 24, 2019 - 3:23 PM

Maybe you need to go on a skincare diet?

Intermittent fasting: What's the best method?

Jul 20, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Here’s what the research says

Alexander Prokopenko/Shutterstock

Genes, yes, but obesity pandemic mostly down to diet – study

Jul 04, 2019 - 10:53 PM

Researchers say that for people genetically predisposed to a wider girth, these unhealthy lifestyles compounded the problem, resulting in an even higher rate of weight gain

Netflix cancels ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

Apr 27, 2019 - 6:59 PM

The dark zombie comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant gets the axe after 3 seasons

JOEL AND SHIELA. 'Santa Clarita Diet' stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore greet their Manila fans at a press presentation at SM Megamall in 2018. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Your summer binge list for 2019

Apr 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM

From historical K-dramas, to zombie comedies, here's what to binge watch over this hot, sticky summer (hopefully, with the A/C on!)

SANTA CLARITA DIET. Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore star in the Netflix zombie comedy, which released its 3rd season this summer. Screenshot from

Why you need to add seafood to your diet, asap

Apr 08, 2019 - 4:52 PM

Here’s how seafood contributes to a well-rounded diet!

Lentils with a side of rice: the save-the-world diet?

Jan 17, 2019 - 11:11 PM

This meal plan could rein in climate change: porridge for breakfast, rice for lunch, a dinner of lentils and vegetables, and a single hamburger every few weeks, as a treat

SAVE THE WORLD. A bowl of lentils is an ideal  mea, says a new study. Photo from Shutterstock

Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet – study

Jan 17, 2019 - 5:12 PM

The key is a dramatic shift in the global diet – roughly half as much sugar and red meat, and twice as many vegetables, fruits and nuts

The Pinoy vegan’s essential guide to surviving the holidays

Nov 26, 2018 - 8:51 AM

Going vegan for the holidays? Yes, it can be done

PLANT-BASED NOCHE BUENA. The holidays are extra-challenging for Pinoy vegans. Photo from Shutterstock

There is no such thing as forever – even with rice

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat

Foodie destination Peru combats malnutrition in children

Oct 07, 2018 - 6:00 AM

'Combating anemia is a priority for the government and we want it to be a priority for Peru,' says President Martin Vizcarra

MALNOURISHED. According to the Demographic and Family Health Survey of the National Institute of Statistics two out of every five Peruvian children under the age of 3 suffer from anemia due to a poor diet. Photo by Cris Bouroncle/AFP

Plant-rich diets may help prevent depression – new evidence

Sep 29, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The growing evidence for nutritional psychiatry suggests that general practitioners and mental health professionals should now seriously consider including dietary counseling for patients who are at risk of depression


Diet soda may be hurting your diet

May 26, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Recent medical studies suggest that policymakers eager to implement a soda tax may also want to include diet drinks because these sweeteners may be contributing to chronic diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as well

Coca-Cola is the world’s most popular carbonated soft drink. The original is made with sugar, but the others contain artificial sweeteners that are now linked to a rise in obesity and diabetes. By Chones/

An egg a day may keep the doctor away, study claims

May 22, 2018 - 9:16 AM

Studying half-a-million healthy adults aged 30-79 over almost 9 years, researchers conclude that 'compared with non-consumers, daily egg consumption was associated with lower risk of CVD'

You can now customize your diet according to your DNA

May 04, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Pru Life UK offers a new service: DNA testing for a healthier lifestyle

Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM

One of the primary reasons people overeat and regain lost weight is that they have not changed the underlying behavior that leads them to crave comfort from food

SURVIVAL MODE? The drive to overeat may be rooted in survival brain circuits. Image from Shutterstock

Paleo Diet 101: What you need to know about the caveman diet

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:00 PM

What to eat, what to avoid, and how it can benefit you

Yes, too much sugar is bad for our health – here's what the science says

Mar 17, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The research shows a link between high-sugar diets and diseases such as dementia and cancer. It doesn't show that sugar causes them, but it's compelling enough to prompt us to cut down on sugar.

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon

Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant in Manila for ’Santa Clarita Diet’ season 2 premiere

Mar 12, 2018 - 7:25 PM

For the actors, the show's second season may just be better than the first

SANTA CLARITA DIET. Stars Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore visit Manila for the premiere of the show's second season. Photo courtesy of Netflix.

LOOK: Drew Barrymore is in Manila!

Mar 12, 2018 - 11:01 AM

The Hollywood actress is in country to promote the show 'Santa Clarita Diet,' which will premiere on Netflix on March 23

Binge-worthy: ‘Santa Clarita Diet’

Feb 25, 2018 - 8:00 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Catch Drew Barrymore at her zombie-best

SANTA CLARITA DIET. The Netflix series starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant is returning for a second season. Photo courtesy of Saeed Adyani/Netflix

Sharon Cuneta opens up about weight-loss journey

Feb 12, 2018 - 11:29 AM

If you feel like you’re losing steam, this post may just keep you going

SHARON CUNETA. The actress gets real about her journey to health. Screenshot from

Built-in diet: Mind your own microbes

Jan 18, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The thing about eating is you are not just feeding yourself when you eat

Meredakan beragam penyakit akut melalui terapi gusi

Jan 09, 2018 - 3:08 PM

Grace Susanto membuka praktek terapi gusi yang digabungkan dengan diet golongan darah. Banyak penyakit timbul akibat pola makan yang buruk

Grace Susanto (kiri) mempraktekkan terapi gusi kepada para pasiennya untuk menyembuhkan beragam penyakit. Foto oleh Fariz Fardianto/Rappler

That's so 2017: 7 trends we can't wait to leave behind this year

Jan 01, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Letting go is hard, but sometimes holding on is harder

Serba-serbi diet alkaline

Dec 03, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Katanya, diet ini menyimpan banyak manfaat untuk kesehatan tubuh. Benarkah?

Foto dari dokumen

[OPINION] Drugs deaths, diets, and the problem of experts

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM

Alas, the world is confusing. All we can do is do our best to educate ourselves, keep our own biases in check, and maintain open minds.

7 selebriti Tanah Air yang sukses menurunkan berat badan

Aug 15, 2017 - 5:38 PM

Bukan karena alasan fisik saja beberapa mengaku melakukan diet karena peduli akan kesehatan

KURUS. Beberapa selebriti ini membuktikan dengan tekad dan usaha, mereka bisa menurunkan berat badan. Foto dari akun Instagram @oq_lukman @thalitalatief @hughes.dewi

Top 4 ways to shrink your carbon footprint are often overlooked

Jul 12, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Those of us who want to step forward on climate need to know how our actions can have the greatest possible impact

Mengungkap bahaya saat makan terlalu kenyang

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:47 AM

Apakah makan terlalu kenyang baik untuk kesehatan? Apakah benar bisa mencegah makan berlebih di waktu makan berikutnya?

RASA KENYANG. Salah satu yang terpenting yang bisa dilakukan untuk menghindari kekenyangan adalah dengan mengenal rasa kenyang. Makan perlahan untuk mengenali rasa kenyang. Ilustrasi oleh Adinda Maya/Rappler

3 cara mencegah berat badan naik setelah Lebaran

Jun 26, 2017 - 9:58 AM

Godaan santapan Lebaran yang nikmat terkadang membuat Anda lupa mengontrol asupan makanan

Yang harus dicermati jika tidak ingin berat badan naik saat puasa

Jun 14, 2017 - 1:35 PM

Konsumsi makanan berkurang kenapa berat badan justru naik saat puasa?

How you can move with purpose

May 10, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Stay healthy and productive while pursuing your passions

4 trik mengolah makanan tanpa menggunakan garam

May 03, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Meski tanpa garam makanan yang diolah dengan baik bisa tetap memiliki cita rasa yang menarik

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Hello Here are the stories you shouldn t miss this Thursday

5 rutinitas pagi hari yang bisa membantu menurunkan berat badan

Mar 22, 2017 - 10:46 PM

Caramu mengawali hari sangat berpengaruh pada penurunan berat badan

New menu for school canteens? Here's what DepEd wants kids to eat

Mar 22, 2017 - 9:45 PM

A department order lists strategies that will promote healthy diets and positive eating behaviors in public schools as well as DepEd offices nationwide

FOOD. Processed food like hotdogs are sold at the Pangantucan Central Elementary School. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

8 jenis camilan tengah malam yang aman dikonsumsi

Mar 08, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Kelaparan menyerang di malam hari? Jangan khawatir jenis makanan sehat ini aman kok untuk dikonsumsi

6 rahasia sehat dan panjang umur warga Jepang

Feb 08, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Penduduk Jepang terkenal dengan kondisi stamina yang prima dan memiliki umur panjang Apa rahasianya?

Warga Jepang terkenal dengan kondisi kesehatan yang prima dan memiliki umur panjang karena kebiasaaan makan mereka yang baik. Foto oleh Toru Yamanaka/AFP.

#PugadBaboy: The diabetes diet

Jan 23, 2017 - 11:00 AM

12 hal yang saya lakukan untuk menurunkan 40 kg dalam 6 bulan

Jan 22, 2017 - 6:19 PM

Berikut adalah 12 tips agar berat badanmu turun di tahun 2017

Sebelum dan sesudah. Foto dari Abby Sta Ines-Jogno

Solenn Heussaff opens up about being bullied in the past, crash diets, and body image

Sep 17, 2016 - 8:47 PM

As she launches a new book on diet and fitness Solenn shares about her weight loss journey – including the time her classmates called her Free Willy as a kid

SOLENN HEUSSAFF. At the launch of her book 'Hot Sos,' Solenn talks about her weight-loss journey. Photo courtesy of Summit Media

How active play makes your child strong

Sep 01, 2016 - 12:26 PM

Playtime isn t just for letting kids have fun It also allows for their overall growth and development

Panduan menjalani diet Mediterania, pola konsumsi makanan paling sehat

Jul 21, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Selain membantu menurunkan berat badan diet Mediterania dapat mencegah berbagai penyakit kardiovaskuler diabetes dan kanker

Diet Mediterania mengandalkan kekayaan nutrisi di sayuran, buah, biji-bijian, dan minyak zaitun. Foto oleh Andereas Solaro/AFP

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Jul 06, 2016 - 8:45 PM

The study finds that people who ate more saturated and trans fats had higher mortality rates than those who got the same number of calories from carbs

WATCH: 'Cot Dammit Elizabeth!' Meet the couple behind those viral videos

Jun 08, 2016 - 9:40 PM

UPDATED We talk to the embattled boyfriend in those viral Cot Dammit Elizabeth videos and he answers all our burning questions about the mysterious Elizabeth and imparts some relationship advice too

Screengrabs from YouTube/Cot Dammit Elizabeth, courtesy of Ekow Fynn