Saturday, March 30, 2019

Momaye Baon Diary: Week 28


Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.


Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 131

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Day 132
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Day 133
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Day 134
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Day 135
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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Skip The Doctor! This Home Remedy Is Changing the Way People Prevent UTI's


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Most people don’t like going to the doctor. It takes time out of the day, costs money and is often an uncomfortable experience. Sometimes, of course, it’s necessary and beneficial to a person’s health. When a person has a urinary tract infection it’s important to visit the doctor and get some targeted antibiotics to clear up the infection. However, by using the best home remedy for UTIs, a person can avoid frequent visits to the doctor’s office.

What Makes A Good Home Remedy

For a home remedy to be worth taking it must have several characteristics. Here are some of the things that need to be present in a home remedy.

● It should have natural, wholesome ingredients
● It should be effective in preventing UTIs
● It should be easy to take
● It should boost your immune system
● It should be easy to obtain

It should also offer alternatives to antibiotics. In their place, antibiotics are an effective medicine, but they can also be overused. They come with potential side effects and pose risks. If they are overprescribed they can lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria and they can also become less effective over time.

How To Prevent Recurrent UTIs

Prevention is the key to staying away from the doctor’s office. A strong formula to prevent UTIs is designed to target harmful bacteria and to wash it out of the system before it has a chance to cause a bladder infection. The best home remedy for UTIs employs D-mannose, a natural sugar that targets E. Coli, the bacteria responsible for the majority of UTIs. In short, the D-mannose allows harmful bacteria to be cleansed from the system. When D-mannose is combined with other appropriate ingredients it creates a strong home remedy.

When To Begin

The sooner a person begins taking a powerful home remedy for UTIs the more likely he or she is to see quick results. It may even cut down on doctor visits.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® Tayo


Every mother wants their children to get proper nutrition. It is not easy job with all the fast food and junk food that most children preferred to eat. 

When my son started schooling, it's even more difficult to control what he eats. Maraming tukso sa paligid eh. He will sometimes get envious with his classmates' baon. Yes, naiinggit sya. And so I do my best to make healthier and appealing baon or snack for him everyday. You can check Momaye Baon Diary

Anyway, do you fall into #MalnutritionTraps? 

Find out from the Press Release Kit:

The country has been facing the rise on the number of underweight and overweight Filipinos for more than 20 years. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined this phenomenon as the “Double Burden of Malnutrition” or the “prevalence of both undernutrition and overweight in the same community, nation, or region.”

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To address this problem, our government launched the Pinggang Pinoy® campaign in 2014. Pinggang Pinoy® is an easy-to-understand food guide showing proper food group portioning on a per-meal basis. This reflects the principles of MOderation, VAriety and BAlance (MOVABA) to promote healthier eating habits. 

Solving the Philippines’ Double Burden of Malnutrition should be a collaborative effort between the public and private sectors as it is not an easy feat. With this, Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation partnered with government agencies to conduct education programs to raise awareness and promote the practice of Pinggang Pinoy® in malnutrition hotspots, where incidences of Double Burden Malnutrition are high. This training was given to homemakers/mothers who have malnourished (underweight, stunting, wasting, overweight and obese) school-aged children.

The pilot run resulted to improvements of the knowledge & attitudes of households related to the practice of Pinggang Pinoy® within target areas. However, behavior changes towards healthier eating habits remains to be a challenge. The program uncovered a number #MalnutritionTraps that some Pinoy households easily fall into. The following #MalnutritionTraps provide a picture of how unhealthy eating habits may lead to Double Burden of Malnutrition:

1. Overconsumption of carbohydrates

Voracious rice eaters can easily fill half of their plates with rice. Others have pandesal & noodles as regular meal deprived of other nutrients derived from a well-balanced meal. Please watch the documentary video below:


2. Under consumption of vegetables and/fruits

It is common for some to be content with rice & meat to satisfy their hunger and skip/take insufficient amount of vegetables/fruits. Fact is, the variety of colors found in Glow foods are important sources of vitamins & minerals to sustain our energy & keep us from getting sick.

3. Overconsumption of protein: 

Typical Filipino “SILOG” meals include double serving of proteins (e.g. Tapa+Itlog, Tocino+Itlog, Longanisa+Itlog, Bangus+Itlog). Eating different kinds of protein is fine for as long as they are taken in moderation. We must also avoid protein dishes served high in fat, cholesterol and sodium.

To help Filipinos break free from #MalnutritionTraps, Ajinomoto’s Culinary Nutrition Team prepared Healthy & Delicious Pinggang Pinoy® Recipes, downloadable through https://bit.ly/2HIsfkj. Busy and budget-restricted homemakers will also find these Pinggang Pinoy® recipes useful because all are easy-to-do and affordable (P250/day for family of 5).

Tara mga mommies, Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® tayo.

For updates about Mag-Pinggang Pinoy® Tayo!, visit www.ajinomoto.com.ph and facebook.com/CookmunitybyAjinomotoPH.
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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Period hacks: How to better enjoy your day during that ‘time of the month’


For women, it doesn’t matter how many times you’ve had your period. At times, it still somehow makes you feel annoyed and uncomfortable, especially with the symptoms like abdominal cramps that do not make it any better.

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However, it is important to remember that monthly periods are a part of us and the only way to get around it is to deal with it as best we could. Thankfully, there are many ways to make it easier and less uncomfortable. To make that time of the month more bearable, Santé, a provider of premier organic health and wellness products and services, listed simple and easy hacks that you can follow. 

Track your period 

Tracking your period is an effective way to keep your menstrual cycle in check so you won’t have to guess or wonder when it will come. Thanks to the advent of technology, there are now period-tracking apps available online, which we can install on our phone or gadgets. 

Keep a period kit

Periods can be unpredictable sometimes. So, while tracking it can help you understand how your cycle works, it is also important to be always ready. 

One way you can foolproof that time of the month is by keeping a period kit composed of pads, underwear, sanitizer, feminine wipes, among many others, with you at all times. It always pays to be prepared, especially since your period can come in the most unexpected time and place.

Stay hydrated

Not drinking enough water can cause dehydration, which can lead to abdominal cramps and intensify your discomfort. So, make sure that you are well-hydrated. Water not only helps ease symptoms like bloatedness—since it helps flush waste out of your system—but is also an effective way to fight fatigue.

Use a heating pad 

Menstrual cramps are one of the most common complaints women have when on their period. It can range from mild to severe and, is usually felt around the lower belly or back. 

A heating pad can be a woman’s best friend when this happens since it is an effective way to stimulate blood flow and lessen pain from cramps. If you don’t have a heating pad, you can use a hot water bottle or towel to ease your cramps.

But what many may not know is that the kind of sanitary napkin can be a contributing factor to your discomfort. To better manage your period, using a sanitary pad like Moments Anion Sanitary Napkins by Santé can ease the discomfort during your monthly period.

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This napkin has strong absorption capacity for maximum leak protection and a delicately smooth and soft-to-touch cover that gives comfortable protection during your period. It also has FAR infrared and Anion fibre core to help improve blood circulation, maintain a natural pH level, and support reproductive health. 

While menstruation is something that happens to a woman's life, severe period pain should not be. If you constantly have excruciating period pains or other unusual and recurring symptoms when on your period, it is better to consult a doctor since it can be an indication of serious health condition.  

Period is something that occurs once a month, and while it can be annoying to go through it repeatedly, always remind yourself of the saying, “Anything you can do, I can do bleeding.” Overcome your period successfully and enjoy your day during that time of the month like any regular day.

To know more about Santé, and its product offerings, and other upcoming events, visit their official FB Page at www.facebook.com/pg/santeofficial.ph or their website at www.santebarley.com.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

6 Health Benefits to Look For In Fish-Based Dog Food


Fish-based dog food is becoming very popular worldwide. This type of dog food is more beneficial than you might think. Fish should be present in a dog’s diet as much as any other protein. The good news is that dogs love it!
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This article will point out the benefits of a well-balanced dog food diet that includes fish. Whatever your dog’s age or health condition, fish will be a powerful source of nutrients. Here are six benefits of fish-based dog food:

1. Improved Dog Moods

Always look for quality first when buying food for your dog. Have a reliable brand that cares about your dog's dietary needs. Just like us humans, a dog’s moods could change depending on the quantity, quality, and nutrient composition of the food they eat. The fish-based dog food brands from Fish 4 Dogs are natural and diet-packed with Omega 3 fatty acids. They have a wide variety of treats, wet food, biscuits, and dry food. This is a great addition to your dog’s diet, for more stabilized health. You should start by their Sea jerky delights; your dog will go over the moon!

2. Reduced Digestive Problems

Fish is so rich in nutrients and Omega-3 fatty acids that not only is good for your dog, as it should be on his diet. Fish is particularly important for dogs who have had digestive problems, or kidney and liver disease. It plays an important role in a balanced and rich diet.

3. Fish-Based Dog Food Is Hypoallergenic

Being so rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, fish is a natural anti-inflammatory. Dogs that have allergies or intolerances with other proteins should respond very well to fish. The food also improves your dog’s immunity system. This means fewer trips to the vet since your dog will probably fight off those common dog diseases with ease.

4. Better Hair, More Energy, Improved Well-Being

The benefits of fish are countless. The food contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and nutrients. This magic cocktail of well-being will reflect on many things. Your dog’s hair becomes shiny and silky. The dog will feel more energetic and happier.

Good quality food is crucial for your dog’s well-being. For instance, fish-based dog food will come in handy if you have an injured or recovering pet. Your vet may have offered some vitamin-rich supplements, but fish-based dog food will greatly hasten the rate at which your dog responds to treatment and boost its recovery.

5. More Nutrients For Older Dogs

Older dogs need to be pampered differently. Fish is quite recommended for the aged dogs due to its rich nutrient composition. It provides all the necessary ingredients for a diet-packed meal. This will improve your dog’s health and treat him to some flavorful fish food.

6. Fish-Based Dog Food Supplements Other Less Nutritious Foods

Your dog needs a little of everything in a well-balanced diet. Fish-based food should supplement other proteins and grains. A good diet will improve your dog’s health, and his happiness and energy will show it.
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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Benefits of Finding the Right Therapist for Depression


Depression, also called major depressive disorder, is a common mood disorder and a serious mental health problem. Depression is a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest on activities once enjoyed. It can negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It can lead to different emotional and physical problems decreasing function ability of a person at work and at home. Signs and symptoms of depression can vary from mild to severe.

Fortunately, depression is treatable. About 80 to 90 percent of people with depression eventually respond well to treatment, and almost all patients gain some relief from their symptoms.

There is no "one size fits all" treatment that cures depression. That's why getting the right diagnosis to determine the treatment suited for you is a very important starting point of the medication. A diagnostic evaluation including an interview and possibly a physical examination is to be conducted by a health professional. In some cases, a blood test might be done as well to rule out medical condition like thyroid problem that can cause depression.

As already mentioned, depression is among the most treatable of mental health problem. The best way to treat depression is to become well informed of the treatment options. You may also consider seeing a therapist and BetterHelp can help you find one in your area.

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Finding the right therapist for depression has many benefits that can make all the difference in getting the best treatment. 

A therapist can help you understand your mental health condition

Talking with a therapist can help you deal with the signs and symptoms that can help you fully understand your mental health condition.

A therapist can help you get to know yourself.

A therapist can help you create a toolkit to help you make a strong, healthy relationship with yourself. This can help you live more confidently and start a healthy starting relationship with others. 

A therapist can help in expressing your self in a safer space

Although getting support from friends and family is important, it's also necessary to get insight from a neutral third party. A therapist won't judge you because it's their job to be there for you and support you through your recovery.

A therapist can help in deal with difficult topics

Putting the past behind is not always easy but a therapist can help you direct it. Sometimes people's past can leave a scar that are difficult to deal with. Therapist can help you endure stressful situations, overcome fears, and deal with painful memories.

A therapist can help you improve your mental health

Mental health is as important as our physical health. The stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, and more can all affect your day-to-day life. Once you feel signs and symptoms of mental health problem,  seeing a therapist is very important these may indicate a larger problem. A therapist can offer you insight into what may be causing them and help you make healthy coping tactics that can improve your quality of life.

Finding the right therapist for depression is very helpful in dealing with such mental health problem. More importantly, our love, support and understanding to a friend, a colleague or a family member can help help win their battle against depression. So don't just watch them, be with them and encourage them to seek professional help.
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How To Know if A Person is Having a Mental Health Problem


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Mental health is just like physical health in many ways. Just like caring for our physical body, we need to take care of our mental health as well. 

Having a good mental health means being able to cope with daily stresses and accomplish personal goals. But if you are going through a period of poor mental health you may find it difficult, or sometimes impossible, to cope with the ways you are frequently thinking, feeling or reacting to. It can be just as bad as physical health problem, or ever worse.

But how to know if a person is having a mental problem and needs advice on mental health? 

Mental health problems affect around one in four people in any given year. Mental health problems can cover a broad range of disorders, from common problems, such as depression and anxiety, to rarer problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The most common characteristic is that they all affect the affected person’s personality, thought processes or social interactions.

When someone is going through a tough time, sometimes it may be obvious with his or her behavior. But there's no easy way to know if he or she is having a mental health problem unless diagnosed as such. However, you don't need to find out if they have diagnosis but more importantly,  is the way you respond to someone who looks troubled.

Below are some signs and symptoms that will help you to know if a person is having a mental health problem.

1. Feelings of helplessness or hopelessness

Having a sad outlook thinking life is just too hard and will not get any better.  Mental health problem cause people to easily give up and to think there's nothing to improve the situation. 

2. Low confidence

Rejecting the positive view of themselves from another person in favor of the false belief that they are not worthy of such a compliment.

3. Loss of interest in their daily activities

Losing interest in activities they normal enjoy.

4. Sleep disturbances

Having difficulty falling or staying asleep.

5. Anger and irritability

Being tearful, nervous or irritable.

6. Loss of energy

Easily get tired, and feeling fatigued, sluggish, and physically drained.

7. Self-hatred

The strong feelings of worthlessness or guilt. It is the extreme dislike or hatred of oneself.

8. Reckless behavior

Persons with mental health issues often lose concern over their own health and well-being. They engage in risky or escapist behaviors like drinking and drug abuse, compulsive gambling, reckless driving, or dangerous sports.  In addition, a lack of hygiene, or lack of concern with appearance, may be indicative of a mental health issue.

9. Problems in concentrating

Having trouble in focusing, making decisions, or remembering things.

10. Unexplained aches and pains

Having an increase in physical complaints such as headaches, back pain, aching muscles, and stomach pain.

11. Loss of appetite

Not wanting to eat and not feeling hungry.

12. Social withdrawal and isolation.  

If a person is “closing off” socially, cancelling social engagements, or spending too much time alone, this is a serious warning sign of mental health issues.

13. Suicidal thoughts

And the worst symptom can be, if a person is feeling that death or suicide is the only way to escape the pain. 

If you think your friend, a colleague, a family member or a spouse has most of the mental health problem signs above, take time to listen and talk to them. Encourage them to seek the advise or help of mental health professional to find out the available treatment  that will suit them. Remember that mental health problem will not go away by itself and if left untreated, the symptoms are likely to get worse. So it's very important to seek help as early as possible.
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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Momaye Baon Diary: Week 27



Hello Mommies! Sharing another week of Momaye Baon Diary.


Here are simple baon ideas to school and to your work.

Day 126


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Day 127
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Day 128
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Day 129
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Day 130
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