Thursday, April 17, 2008

Transferring My Blogs!

Yes, I am transferring my blogs and the contents be trnsferred one by one. Your Links here will Stay though and this blog will still be visited by me and I will still reply to all your tags in the tagboard though this will be my last post here.

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I suggest that if you want to know and read some Philippine Commentaries, simply visit the Opinionated Philippines tab or the navigation links at the left.

However, if you want to see reviews on places, travel stuffs and all about discovering new places, you can see them all at When I Wander tab or page.

Fitness n Health talks and writes about health, food, life and wellness. If you want to stay healthy and sexy, simply be in this page.

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Friday, March 28, 2008

Orange Juice... A Sweet Juicy Healthy Drink

Here in Italy, they got a saying that orange juice is "Gold in the morning, silver in the noon and bronze in the night".. Simply stated, drink it in the morning... Indeed no one can stop anyone to drink it anytime coz it's really delicious, but the best time to have it is in the morning. I have the freshest of this juice in the morning, harvested the day after or the same day (when I wake uo late...^_^). I never like OJ back then, because the OJ I had back then was powdered and without tatste, only flavorings and preservatives. Here, the oranges are plenty and aunt have few bearing plants of it so we take it for granted... Or else, in the market, it costs a euro or two per kilo.

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The images you see here, is when I do my drink in the morning. You wonder why it's quite red? Actually, this one is a different variety than the original orange. This one is called "Sanguena" here, which means "Bloody". I have to admit I like it better than the other variety, which is purely orange. This one is jucier and sweeter. I drink plain orange juice, no water added nor sugar. Hmmm... I am salivating now.. but sorry for me coz it's night here. I need wine to warm myself up.

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Believe it or not, OJ can help us alot in many ways. It may not be the best cure, but if we take it, we put protection in our body and make it contain and to have stronger immune system against the following "Bad stuffs":

Prevent kidney stone
High cholesterol
High blood pressure
Alcohol Addiction
Mucus Secretion

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Why? What's in OJ than can help us out? Actually, a lot tht we don't usually know. Some are the following:
Betacarotene, another powerful antioxidant that protects our cells from being damage.
Calcium that helps protect and maintain the health of our bone and teeth.
Folic Acid for proper brain development.
Magnesium helps maintain blood pressure.
Potassium helps maintain electrolyte balance in the cells, and is important in maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system.
Thiamin helps to convert food into energy.
Vitamin B6 helps support the production of hemoglobin that carries oxygen to all parts of the body.

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Friday, February 1, 2008

Flavor Your Heart with Tomato

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As an Italian trademark, at least seven meals a week are with tomatoes. Be it a sauce with pasta or a pizza, this cute red fruit has always made its presence felt in most meals here in Italy or in an Italian restaurant or even in Pizza Hut!. And since tomatoe sauce and tomatoes are part of my daily diet here (in Italy), I am happy because I know that I am making a big favor to my heart's health. Why?

Just one serving a day of tomato-based foods such as pizza or tomato sauce could lower the risk for heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to a new Harvard study. The diets of approximately 40,000 women from the ongoing Women's health Study, which was begun 11 years ago to follow women who, at the time, were free from cancer and cardiovascular disease were reviewed and it was found that women who consumed seven or more servings of tomato-based foods a week -- including tomato juice, tomatoes, tomato sauce or pizza -- had a nearly 30 percent reduction in risk for cardiovascular disease compared with women who ate less than one and one-half servings a week. However, further studies are needed to provide very specific results. For more details on this topic, I advise you to visit this page.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Good Morning with Fresh Milk and Strawberry Cake

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It's (morning) a fresh start for the day and must start right in order for the whole day to be right as well. For me, it's either starting the day with milk and a portion of a cake or with a fresh orange juice with some commercial sweet breakfast bars of whatever it is. Today it's the milk and strawberry cake pair. One cache: I boil my milk to feel hot against the cold weather and to ensure the safety and freshness.

Why? Sometimes, we forget to see when the milk is going to expire. The truth is, we are just negligent and lazy when it comes to our health. Thus, when we buy milk, as long as they are inside our fridge, we assume that they are safe. That is not always the case though. Boiling my milk makes me realize if it goes bubbling foam or it curdles or something. I just know it when it is not good anymore when I am boiling it. Take it from a milk drinker: I cannot handle coffee, that's why! :)