Rappler's latest stories on health and wellness
On the way to becoming a self-confessed oilbularyo? Here all the essentials you need!
'My taste buds felt brand new. Food was more delicious than I had ever sensed in my life, and for a few months, I lost my interest in junk food,' says Leticia Labre
Several influencers are apparently vouching for this new product
Mindanao’s indigenous clothing goes international and free plants - here are some good things that happened this week
'Perhaps the journey is far from over, and I have so many things I still need to address within myself to help me become a better version of myself,' says the actress
The findings come as the administration of President Donald Trump is renewing its efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act signed into law by his predecessor Barack Obama
Alex Gonzaga also shares an easy way to eat breakfast on the go
The Department of Health, however, prohibits the use of synthetic acetic acid in vinegar which it deems 'adulterated'
New findings by ANSES confirm earlier concerns that 'exposure to an intense and powerful [LED] light is 'photo-toxic' and can lead to irreversible loss of retinal cells and diminished sharpness of vision'
While overall stress levels have slightly dropped, other negative emotions have increased
This app lets you book home and wellness service providers whenever you need it
Here’s how seafood contributes to a well-rounded diet!
Protect your skin and our seas!
Human Genome Project: New alcohol abuse study could help us unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases
It's been almost 20 years since Bill Clinton joined Tony Blair to announce the first rough sequencing of the human genome to tremendous fanfare. What have we achieved, so far?
You might not see them, but you can get rid of them!
Does your house never seem to get clean? Your routine might be doing more harm than good!
The Thai Health Promotion Foundation's standing desk is designed to promote physical activity with its own exercise manual illustrating various poses and stretches that you can do while standing
Here are three tips to keep you in good spirits and ready for the everyday grind
Incorporating more high intensity activity into our daily routines – whether that’s by vacuuming the carpet with vigor or walking uphill to buy your lunch – could be the key to helping all of us get some high quality exercise each day
Sometimes there's a costly price to pay in efforts to be beautiful and to remain young-looking
These couples stay in love (and in shape) by sweating it out together
Dry, oily, or combination skin? Here are the ingredients your facial moisturizer should contain
As a research professor in the field of nutrition and dietetics, I am convinced that findings from our work, along with other published current evidence, show that the concept that dietary fat is 'toxic' is very much outdated and misguided
Here are few tried and tested (yet easy) exercises which, when combined with a broadly healthy lifestyle, are likely to improve fitness levels, maybe shed a little excess weight – and will make you feel at home in the gym
The singer has some words for an audience member who her called her fat while performing
New research found brain changes among kids using screens more than 7 hours a day and lower cognitive skills among those using screens more than two hours a day
Your frequent dizziness might not be as simple as you think
Constantly on your gadgets? You need to take extra care of your eyes!
Learn the negative effects of constant gadget use — and how you can prevent them
It’s a special tradition — but are you one of the 10% of Filipinos don't wash their hands before eating?
Doesn't food just taste better when it's shared? Make this year's Christmas all about sharing your blessings and join Safeguard's #GoKamayanTayo challenge!
The stigma is often perpetrated by friends and family, not strangers. The results of stigma can be catastrophic.
Body weight is not the best indicator of internal well-being. A much better indicator is your diet.
As a practicing physician and professor of medicine, people ask me about the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar all the time
Despite investments in health care, Filipinos’ health is below average in terms of average life expectancy, maternal mortality ratio, mortality rate for children under 5 years old, and tuberculosis
There is, indeed, increasing evidence supporting the idea that our metabolic health is not just regulated by what we eat, but also when we eat
Tianyu Pharm and Rundu Pharma say batches of valsartan, an active ingredient widely used in medications for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, contained N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), believed to potentially cause cancer through long-term use
It looks as though our belief in omega 3 supplements over all these years may have been driven by a few flawed studies and our own bias
The Philippine government has shown a history of focused policy, but scattershot implementation
Research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis said pollution contributed to 3.2 million new diabetes cases globally in 2016 – or around 14 percent of all new diabetes cases globally that year.
Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis of the University of Sydney says a fast pace would be around 5 to 7 kilometers per hour, depending on a person's fitness level
On World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organization hails that smoking has declined significantly since year 2000, but warns that there are still far too many people indulging in the dangerous habit
'Combining exercise and gum chewing may be an effective way to manage weight,' says a study by Japanese researchers published in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science
Pru Life UK offers a new service: DNA testing for a healthier lifestyle