Optimal Health

Welcome the New Year with a New You!

The beginning of the year is filled with promise as we reflect on the year that has passed and look forward to our goals for 2019. After a stressful and overindulgent holiday season, our overall well-being undoubtedly comes to mind. Now is the perfect time to feel...

In Defense of Fats

The 3 Biggest Misconceptions About What You Think Is Your Worst Enemy What you’ve long considered as your worst enemy turns out to be a great ally in managing your weight and health. The Issue We have long lived under the impression that consuming fat leads to obesity...

Is your Fatigue Caused by Nutrient Deficiency?

Drill down to the root cause of your symptom through the Core Nutrient and Metabolic Test If you’re eating enough but you still lack the energy and enthusiasm to get through the day, the culprit might be your metabolism and/or your gut. “Fatigue can be secondary to...

5 Reasons To Make Every Day A “D” Day

You’ll want to bask in the sun for a Vitamin D fix after reading this. For folks who live right by the sun-drenched equator, it’s ironic that Filipinos are largely Vitamin D deficient. Local research shows that 7 out of 10 Filipinos are low on this vital...

Vitamin D Deficiency is a Global Pandemic

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a host of chronic diseases. Research shows that vitamin D deficiency is linked not only to fatigue and depression, but also to osteoporosis, heart disease, dementia and cancer. If you are low on this vital nutrient, follow these...

Fortune, Wellness Go Hand in Hand

How she stays on top of everything she does? The key, says consul general, philanthropist, and family woman Fortune Aleta Ledesma—is balance.     Fortune Aleta Ledesma begins her day as the sun rises. She goes to mass, squeezes in some exercise, carries out her duties...

Are You Risking Your Health By Guessing Your Vitamins?

As an informed consumer, you understand that nutrition is important. You know that the foods you eat affect your health. Conversely, the things you do not consume –but perhaps need – may also have a tremendous impact on your body. That’s why many people take...