Mga Pranses, muling bumisita sa Romblon para sa isang tour

Written by Kim Anthony Faderon, Romblon Provincial Tourism
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The group with Ms. Riza Perez Fontamillas, local tour group coordinator, Ms. Raquel Tamayo, owner of Fun Pacific Star and Kim Faderon of the Provincial Tourism Office. (Photo by Jan Levent)The group with Ms. Riza Perez Fontamillas, local tour group coordinator, Ms. Raquel Tamayo, owner of Fun Pacific Star and Kim Faderon of the Provincial Tourism Office. (Photo by Jan Levent)

Muli na namang binisita ang Romblon ng isang grupong Pranses (French) ngayong July 19-21, 2016 para sa kanilang taunang Solidarity Tour. Ang tour group aybinubuo ng mga batang Pranses na may edad 14 hanggang 20 years old na sumailalim sa isang community immersion para mas mapalago ang pagkakakilala nila sa kaugalian at tradisyong Pilipino.

Ngayong taon, napili nilang tulungan ang Paulino Fetalino Fabon Sr. Memorial School sa Barangay Dapawan, Odiongan, Romblon. Namigay sila ng mga sports equipment tulad ng table tennis racket, badminton racket, baseball at bolang pang-basketball at volleyball.

Nakipaglaro rin sila sa mga bata at tinuruan ang mga...

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Are energy drinks good for the heart?

Written by Ma. Cristina C. Arayata, Philippine News Agency
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We cannot deny that some people, especially those who work in the wee hours, rely on energy drinks to keep themselves awake and alert. Does an energy drink have a bad effect on one’s heart?

Based on a study, energy drinks significantly increase heart contraction rates an hour after consumption.

A team of researchers, led by Dr. Jonas Doner from the University of Bonn, Germany studied the effect of energy drinks on the heart through the use of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Their study included 15 healthy men and three healthy women.

Doner and his team took cardiac MRIs...

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Eat, don't juice, your fruits: health expert

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Eating whole fruits -- including the fructose that makes them sweet -- does not raise blood sugar, an endocrinologist has said.

”Fiber (in fruits) reduces the rate of absorption of sugars in your intestine and so your blood glucose and your blood fructose don't spike, which then makes your insulin no to spike either," Dr. Robert Lustig said in an interview following his talk on metabolic syndrome during the forum, "Fats and Sugars: Friends or Foes", held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati on Wednesday.

Lustig said eating the fiber in fruit would actually protect one from diabetes and other...

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Fast Fact: What is Chikungunya and its symptoms?

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Ang Chikungunya fever ay isang uri ng sakit na dala ng mga infected na lamok. Maaari itong makuha mula sa kagat ng infected na Aedes mosquito. Ang mga lamok na ito ay kakikitaan ng white stripes sa kanilang itim na katawan at mga binti. Nakapagdudulot ang sakit na ito ng mataas na lagnat, pananakit ng kasukasuan, sakit ng ulo at pantal sa katawan.

Ang ilan sa mga sintomas ng sakit ay ang biglang pagtaas ng lagnat, pananakit ng kasukasuan lalo sa mga braso at mga binti, sakit ng ulo, muscle pain, pack pain, at pagkakaroon ng pantal or rashes.

Mararamdaman...

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