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DISCOVER WHY CHEMICAL-BASED PRODUCTS FOR HAIR LOSS MIGHT NOT WORK FOR YOU

Desperate times call for desperate measures. When you’re losing tufts of hair or seeing bald patches on your scalp, it’s but natural to feel the need to do something about it. 

Will you tell a friend or go immediately to a doctor? Will you hide the “shame” under the guise of a wig? While it’s quite hard to decide, there’s no way but people still find themselves falling in line over-the-counter (O.T.C.). And what’s on their hands? Chemical-based hair loss products. Here are some of the reasons why they impulsively buy these items:

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Herbalife Nutrition Launches New Tastes of Formula 1 Shake Cookies and Cream, Herbal Aloe Concentrate Mandarin in The Philippines

Herbalife Nutrition, a global nutrition company, has recently launched two new exciting additions to its product line-up in the country: a new flavor of Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix – Cookies and Cream, and Herbal Aloe Concentrate Mandarin.

“Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix is our flagship product and the new Cookies and Cream flavor will surely capture the taste buds of our Filipino consumers. We’re equally excited for Herbal Aloe Concentrate Mandarin, with its refreshing taste and nutritional benefits,” said Mr. Rosalio Valenzuela, General Manager of Herbalife Nutrition Philippines. “As a purpose-driven company aimed at making the world we live in healthier and happier, we will continue to offer great tasting, high-quality nutrition products to help people get the right balance of healthy nutrition every day.”

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Asian Aesthetic Center: Freeze and Melt Fat Away Permanently

Is it possible to freeze and melt fat away? This is one big question that we attempt to solve but first we must understand how body fat functions in our body.

Body fat as defined in many books is categorized as adipose tissue which is a normal component of the human body. Its primary purpose is to store energy in the form of fat that is then needed for metabolic functions within the body. However, having excess body fat can be physiologically harmful and at the same time can negatively affect one’s appearance. Thus the idea of the possibility to melt fat away comes to mind when all else failed.

Can body fat be destroyed?

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Youth power in full force as Dole Philippines reignites recycling movement

Good habits are ones that are formed early in life and make a lasting impact on an individual’s core values.

Such has been the idea behind Dole Philippines’ latest sustainability initiative, the Sunshine Heroes campaign—a CSR and sustainability drive centered on engaging the schoolchildren and instilling within them the passion for embracing sustainability, through recycling, as a lifestyle and a progressive movement.

“Recycling is a habit that needs to form early. We need to teach kids that all the trash they see laying around our streets and clogging our waterways is because we need more recycling and less trash,” says Ashvin Subramanyam, Vice President for Marketing and Innovations for Dole Asia.

Youth power in full force as Dole Philippines reignites recycling movement
Youth power in full force as Dole Philippines reignites recycling movement

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Head of the family: not just a provider but a father

Imagine working in a world where time seems to just past by and where almost everything changes instantly. Think of having to keep up with an environment where it costs a lot to stop or even slow down for a while. Sound taxing, right? What more of prioritizing the welfare of everybody in the household on top of it all.

But every head of the family doesn’t mind about it. Fathers are said to be the pillars of our homes. They toil sun up to sun down to give our needs and desires.

Some of them go abroad with tears in their eyes because they will be physically separated from their families. However, there is a certain joy in their hearts knowing that they will be able to provide for their loved ones back home.

To honor these gallant paternal men and let them feel how extraordinary they are and important their sacrifices are for their families, Father’s Day has been a yearly universal event. As we mark again this special occasion on Sunday, June 18, 2017, our applause and recognition will never be enough to show them how grateful we are to have them in our lives.

Head of the family: not just a provider but a father
Head of the family: not just a provider but a father

Our dads, together with our moms, take good care of us the moment we’re born. They are the ones who provide everything we need for our everyday lives. From infancy up to adulthood, they feed and clothe us.

As we take our initial baby steps, our patriarchs guide and lead us in the right direction. When we stumble and fall, they assist us to rise and move on. In times of danger or any threat, they shield us from any harm.

All of these, they do out of unconditional love. Their selflessness, though, has its own toll. Working tirelessly could lead to high levels of stress constantly and problems not only mentally, but physically, too. So better watch out for the signs.

Has tatay been constantly complaining about losing strands and strands of his hair every day? Or maybe has he been searching for a way on how to get them to grow back?

According to the hair loss statistics conducted by Statistic Brain in the year 2016, 40 percent of men experience noticeable mane vanishing as early as age 35. And as per the American Hair Loss Association, there are a couple of different factors that cause excessive hair fall, one being extreme degree of stress.

Nutramedica Inc. introduced a revolutionary product that aims to address this problem: NOVUHAIR, nature’s answer to hair loss. Being the only topical scalp lotion in the country that is made from 19 natural herbs, essential oils and co-factor nutrients all working synergistically, it’s perfect for all the heads of the family out there, be they biological or not.

NOVUHAIR is proven effective and safe to help prevent and stop the progression of hair loss and, at the same time, help promote locks’ growth. Simply spray a liberal amount of NOVUHAIR topical scalp lotion onto the scalp and massage for 5-10 minutes. Voila, it penetrates deeply into the roots, which helps rejuvenate, nourish and maintain the natural moisture of the hair.

Still have no idea on what to give him on his big day? Well, NOVUHAIR might not be the most expensive gift to impress him, but the most valuable present he could ever have. This nature’s answer to hair loss provides him the chance to be ahead already in preventing his “crowning glory” from receding in the near future.

So, head on to all leading stores nationwide and get a dose of this breakthrough product. NOVUHAIR is also available in shampoo and conditioner formats to further complement the benefits of NOVUHAIR topical scalp lotion. NOVUHAIR is available at Mercury Drug and other leading drugstores nationwide. You may also order NOVUHAIR online at http://www.lazada.com.ph. For inquiries, you may call 413-6570 or 0922-8830575, and visit www.novuhair.com.

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Rustan’s Supermarket says, “Thank you, Dad!” with a weekend sale

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach—and the same goes for dads! This Father’s Day, a treat for the taste buds could be the perfect way to say thanks to the first and special man in your life.

Luckily, Rustan’s Supermarket has got everything you need to whip up a perfect present just for dad. From June 16 to 18, the supermarket is holding the Dad’s Day Weekend Sale where you can score every father’s favorites at a special discount.

An occasion such as Father’s Day calls for gathering the whole family. Why not hold a big barbecue? Your meat-loving dad will appreciate choosing from Australian steak cuts and assorted sausages, which come at 20% off, and wagyu burgers and lamb chops, which are on a buy 1 take 1 promo.

Rustan’s Supermarket says, “Thank you, Dad!” with a weekend sale
Rustan’s Supermarket says, “Thank you, Dad!” with a weekend sale

Have the right accompaniments to your heavy meats at the ready. UK brand Waitrose has a great selection of sauces to slather on while or after grilling. Then, stock the table with healthy Deep River Kettle Chips for a light bite. Get all these at 10% off.

To complete the celebration, score beers, wine, and spirits offered in bundle deals or at a 30% discount.

Continue to show dad your appreciation in the little things—sometimes that’s what people appreciate the most. Make every day more special for dad and show him that you care with a simple gift box of his daily essentials. Choose from coffee and men’s care products that will brighten up his everyday—all at 10% off.

Come to a Rustan’s Supermarket near you and find that special something to give your dad the big thanks he deserves.

For more info, visit www.rustansfresh.com, follow and like rustansfresh on Facebook, and @rustansfresh on Instagram and Twitter.

Rustan’s Supermarkets are located at Makati Area: Glorietta, Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Magallanes, Alphaland Makati Place, Paseo Center, Century City Mall.  North Area: Shangri-La Plaza, Gateway Mall, Katipunan, Tomas Morato, P. Guevarra, Corinthian Hills, Village Center Antipolo, The Grove by Rockwell, Ayala Malls The 30th. South Area: Ayala Alabang Village, Evia Lifestyle Center, Uptown Mall BGC. Cebu: Oakridge Business Park, Ayala Center, Arcenas Estate CDO: Ayala Centrio Mall. Also, visit Marketplace by Rustan’s at San Antonio Plaza, Rockwell Power Plant Mall, Central Square Bonifacio High Street, and Connecticut San Juan.

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BACK TO SCHOOL EASY PHA-MAX WHEATGRASS RECIPES

Got a picky eater back-to-schooler? Let our nutritionist-dietitian approved lunchbox recipes inspire you to cook something deliciously hearty, homemade and healthy. With these Wheatgrass Easy Pha-max infused recipes that help to cleanse, alkalize, and nourish the body, your kids are guaranteed to enjoy highly nutritious school meals. Contains carbohydrates, proteins, fatty acids, 17 amino acids, 12 vitamins, 10 minerals, more than 100 types of enzymes, chlorophyll and phytochemicals, Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass will also help to fuel your little one’s mind and provide energy throughout the school season. So skip the processed food, opt for wholesome homemade options with these easy-to-make recipes that you, your kids, and the whole family will love!

 

Wheatgrass French Toast (359 kcal)

BACK TO SCHOOL EASY PHA-MAX WHEATGRASS RECIPES
BACK TO SCHOOL EASY PHA-MAX WHEATGRASS RECIPES

 

A little trick to get your kid come home with an empty lunchbox? Make it fun! A smiley emoticon cut out will entice them to devour this cheery toast and will surely get them prodding for more.

Yields: 1 serving

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 egg

  • 3/4 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 2 slices of bread

  • 1 sachet of Easy Phamax Wheatgrass Pure

DIRECTIONS
  1. Beat together egg, milk, cinnamon, vanilla and salt and Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass Pure.

  2. Heat a lightly oiled skillet or griddle over medium heat.

  3. Soak bread slices in egg mixture for 20 seconds on each side, or until thoroughly coated. Cook bread until both sides are lightly browned and crisp. Serve hot.

Green French Omelette (432 kcal)

BACK TO SCHOOL EASY PHA-MAX WHEATGRASS RECIPES
BACK TO SCHOOL EASY PHA-MAX WHEATGRASS RECIPES

If you’re having a hard time because your kid is not a veggie eater, this noteworthy recipe with Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass is a delicious solution. Double the fun by assembling a sleeping rice bear that’s enveloped in a classic and comforting French omelette!

Yields: 1 serving

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 Eggs

  • 2 tbsp. Water

  • 1/8 tsp. salt

  • Dash of pepper

  • 1 tsp. butter

  • 1 sachet of Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass Lemon

  • Filling: cheese or chopped ham

DIRECTIONS
  1. Beat eggs, water, salt, pepper and 1 sachet of Easy Pha-max Wheatgrass Lemon in a small bowl until blended.

  2. Heat butter in 6 to 8-inch non-stick omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Tilt pan to coat bottom. Pour in egg mixture. The mixture should set immediately at edges.

  3. Gently push cooked portions from edges toward the center with inverted turner so that uncooked eggs can reach the hot pan surface. Continue until cooked, tilting pan and gently moving cooked portions as needed.

  4. When top surface of eggs is thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, place filling on one side of the omelet. Fold omelet in half with turner. With a quick flip of the wrist, turn pan and invert or slide omelette onto the plate. Serve immediately.

Easy Pha-Max Wheatgrass is FDA-approved and comes in original, honey, and lemon flavours and available in all Mercury Drugstores, S&R, Watsons, Robinsons Supermarket and other leading groceries and supermarkets nationwide. For order and inquires, contact Customer Service Hotline at (02) 8901111 or 09055757799 and follow social media pages: Wheatgrass C.A.N on Facebook and ilovewheatgrass on Instagram and Twitter.

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Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center

Treat yourself to a new look with a haircut for a cause. Your lovely locks could be a precious gift to someone who needs them. Makati Medical Center’s Cancer Center is holding the Gift of Your Hair 2017 for their annual hair donation drive on June 1, Thursday. Drop by any time from 11AM to 4PM at the Cancer Center, 1st Floor, Tower.

Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center
Hair donation drive donors get free haircuts from MakatiMed Cancer Center

This year, the Philippines’ premier healthcare facility has tied up with HEADS by volu-med salon, which provides solutions for hair problems through hair services integrating quality hair systems and wigs. HEADS by volu-med salon will provide free haircut and styling to those who will donate to the program on June 1. Donated hair should at least be nine (9) inches long. Any hair type, including gray and white hair, will be accepted.

“Every strand of donated hair counts, and so we encourage everyone to join us on June 1,” said Ma. Felina Rosario P. Cruz, MD, Unit Head, Cancer Center Supportive Care Services. “With our country’s constant warm weather and school about to start for some, there are many reasons for people to go for shorter hair. Best of all is that they can get a free haircut on us while making patients happy and bringing back their confidence.”

“People with cancer have to cope not only with the emotionally and physically taxing treatment and its side-effects, including hair loss,” said Victor K. Gozali, MD, Co-Director of the Cancer Center. “This hair donation drive is our small way of giving support to these brave patients.”

For inquiries and registration, please call the Cancer Center at +632.8888.999 local 7122. You can also email Tumor.Board@makatimed.net.ph, or visit www.makatimed.net.ph.

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Quench the 5 Most Common Signs of Dehydration with Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water

Summer season is upon us! This is the time to bask in the glorious rays of the sun and have fun- sunbathe at the beach, engage in outdoor sports, or just simply enjoy the balmy weather without the fear of rain disrupting our activities.

However, with temperatures soaring during these sweltering summer months, we all need to be aware when our bodies are trying to tell us we need a good dose of rehydration. Water comprises 70% of our bodies, and once this level decreases by even a small percentage, we become dehydrated. Here are some of the most common symptoms of dehydration to watch out for:

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