healthy eating - updates

Rappler's latest stories on healthy eating


Why snacking could be damaging your health

Dec 08, 2018 - 8:00 AM

These days, people are eating more frequently than they ever have before – and often outside of meal times.


Alice Dixson, Sunshine Cruz, Ina Raymundo prove 40 is the new 20

Oct 04, 2017 - 5:00 PM

The ladies share their thoughts on eating right and getting active

The health benefits of chicharon

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:49 AM

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet no matter how well written or scientific sounding Do fact checks and scout for second opinions consult your doctor

How to stick with a health plan: Follow your body, not the pack

Mar 07, 2016 - 11:31 AM

Too often we impose a generic approach using what has worked for others

DILEMMA. Make sure to choose the activities that will be best for your health

4 common myths about exercise and weight loss

Jan 13, 2016 - 5:12 PM

There are some common misconceptions about exercise and weight loss that need to be addressed

6 tasty things to try at Salad Stop!, where veggies take center stage

Sep 22, 2015 - 12:59 PM

Try different combinations including toppings like edemame avocado and seared tuna or pick a salad or wrap from the veggie heavy menu

PINOY FAVORITE. Salad Stop!'s Singaporen Chilli Crab salad, Oh Crab Lah!, is a favorite in the Philippines. Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco/

Brown rice recipes to try at home

Jun 27, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Recipes that will convince your family to eat brown rice

INFOGRAPHIC: The '10 Kumainments'

Oct 28, 2014 - 8:34 AM

Etched in two loaves of bread are the 10 Kumainments Do you live by them?

NY councilman wants ban on kid toys in high-calorie meals

Aug 22, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Democrat Ben Kallos introduced a bill Thursday that would ban the toys from a child s meal if the food serving contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium

FAST FOOD TOY BAN. The McDonald's logo at a closed branch of the fast food chain in Moscow, Russia, 21 August 2014. Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

INFOGRAPHIC: Active vs inactive child

Jul 21, 2014 - 12:19 PM

What are the differences between an active and an inactive child? Here s an eye opening infographic

Cooking hangout with 'The Sexy Chef'

Jun 09, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Watch Rachel and Barni Alejandro do a kitchen demo of healthy recipes from their cookbook The Sexy Chef

Rachel and Barni Alejandro: Spreading the gospel of healthy eating

Dec 07, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Tis the season to eat drink and be merry With a little help from the Alejandro sisters’ cookbook guilt free indulgence might just be around the corner

SISTER ACT. From a mom-and-pop experiment of sorts to a full-service caterer of healthy food and weight loss programs, sisters Rachel and Barni are sharing their love for Photo by Marga Deona.

Rachel Alejandro cooks up a dream

Nov 29, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Rachel Alejandro dreamed of eating her way into a sexy body – and it wasn t impossible at all Now she has a book to show for it

COOKING HEALTHY. Rachel with Chef sister Barni. Photo by Vincent Felix

Post-pregnancy weight: Baby bulge, be gone!

Aug 09, 2013 - 12:36 PM

The Sexy Chef shares tips and a recipe for slimming down after pregnancy

SEXY MOM, SEXY CHEF. The author and her baby Arya today. All images courtesy of Barni Alejandro-Rennebeck

Kid-friendly veggie dishes

May 05, 2013 - 3:16 PM

Veggies are gross? Here are two veggie restaurants that might change your kid s mind

V IS FOR VEGGIE. Edgy Veggie serves Mushroom and Pesto Panizza for veggie lovers of all ages. Photos courtesy of Edgy Veggie

#FoodieFriday: Easy healthy recipes for 2013

Jan 18, 2013 - 6:20 PM

After the holiday binge it s time to get in shape for summer Here s how to do it the yummy way

Tinapa and Talbos ng Kamote Rice

Organic food 101

Dec 22, 2012 - 7:25 AM

Know if you are buying true organic food or where to get them and what to check

RAW IS YUMMY. Super food Incan Berry Fudge. All photos by Pia Ranada