People have two types of fat, white fat which stores energy and accumulates from not exercising enough, and brown fat which burns it, which is highly efficient at dissipating stored energy as heat.
The local microbial rennet fermented in coconut paring cake was developed by Dr. Susana Mercado of the University of the Philippines, Los Baños Biotechnology (UPLB-Biotech) is now available for dairy farmers engaging into cheese making using carabao’s milk.
Previous common perception is that eating too much spicy food, acid in one’s system and stress causes gastric ulcers for humans.
Researchers from the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) have been developing improved crop varieties through mutation a non conventional method of plant breeding which uses mutational agents (mutagen) such as radiation or chemicals (i.e. ethyl methyl sulfonite (EMS).
A new study has explained the reason why our hair turns grey. Though the greying of hair is usually associated with aging, it can also be caused due to genetics and heredity.
In the Philippines where rice is the staple crop, rice hull “ipa” or “tahop” as they are locally known for, is a common sight.
Barley grain is as ancient as the human civilization but sadly overlooked as far as the health benefits we can derived.
Eating raw food is as old as the human civilization, it is one of the ancient lifestyle known to man. It was the time when fire has not yet been discovered and invented by man.