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You’ve probably heard the buzz about it, come across it during your trip to your nearest whole foods market, or seen it slowly, steadily replace that once-bestselling quinoa grain bowl. But what is Adlai, anyway? And what makes it the latest cult-favorite superfood? Truth be told, there is much to love this up-and-coming powerhouse grain,…

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Fitness, Tips

Only 20% of US adults meet government exercise guidelines, meaning the 80% who are largely inactive are putting their health at risk. When starting a new fitness regime sometimes the image of your ideal body isn’t motivation enough. Having a workout buddy, signing up for fitness classes in advance and setting yourself goals are all good…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

Until recently, whiskey was the star in many bars across Metro Manila. But I noticed that many people are also starting to get into gin. A classic gin and tonic is a staple in any bar, whether at home or commercially. The thing about gin is that it isn’t as regulated as wine or whiskey….

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Fitness, Food & Drinks, Tips

You would literally have to be a caveman to have not heard of the paleo diet. But if you are like the rest of us, just because you have heard of it doesn’t mean you’re clear about what it truly entails. Here we examine the paleo diet pros and cons, as well as advice on…

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Food & Drinks, Recipes, Tips

If you’ve grown up in the Philippines, then you’re probably familiar with Pancake House. As a kid, I would often bug my parents to take me there. Their classic offerings include pancakes with bacon and eggs, crunchy fried chicken, and spaghetti. But the pièce de résistance would have to be their Tacos. Pancake House tacos seem simple enough:…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

I’m all about a good soft-boiled egg in the morning. A gelatinous egg white surrounding a runny, barely-cooked yolk, with a dash of salt and toast is the perfect way to start my day. I don’t always get the perfect soft-boiled egg though. There are so many variables at play: how much water you have,…

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Fitness, Food & Drinks, Tips

The herbs and spices in your kitchen cabinet help create fragrant, flavorful dishes at home, but they also do a whole lot more for your physical wellbeing. With anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-carcinogenic properties, herbs like turmeric and cumin relieve arthritis, treat digestive problems and infections, and prevent cancer. In fact, studies have shown that their…

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Food & Drinks, Tips

You may have been told countless times that you should never skip breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day. And especially for those who are trying to maintain a healthy diet, or trying to lose weight, breakfast should never EVER be ignored. Given the hectic schedules that most if not all…

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