Tag Archive: diet

Cravings: Give in or Ignore?

What do you crave for the most?

One thing I often crave for is chocolate. For me, there’s something about chocolate that just relaxes me and makes me feel better no matter how stressed I am. For others, it can be ice cream, or cake, or even worse, junk food. According to literature, one reason we crave for particular types of food is because our bodies are sending signals that these are the nutrients or chemicals our body needs for a one reason or another. However, what happens is that we end up picking the wrong types of food to give us those nutrients. Thus leading to weight gain and other not-so-nice side effects (such as pimples…eeew.)


The 3 Day Diet

It was during my college years when I first tried out the 3 Day Diet. I saw Mary Prieto’s article in The Philippine Star and immediately got my hands on it. I reproduced it and made sure I got myself a copy for future reference.

I lost a total of 7 pounds on Day 4! All I did was follow the menu plan for three days, which wasn’t at all what you would call a crash diet. There was even one dinner meal that I thought was too much for me. The apparent reason that this diet works was said to be because of the chemical break down of the foods in the meal. I remember cheating on a ball of Maltesers during that time. But that was it. (more…)

14 Days to Show off Your Shape with Nestle Fitnesse

Rhett Eala screenshot

Whoever doesn’t want to get dressed by Michi Calica, Kate Torralba, Jun Escario, Rhett Eala, Religioso, 7 for All Mankind, Hermes and the classic Chanel? I know, I do. Nestle just came up with the savviest and most fashionable of contests. I love that the people behind this campaign is getting us, ladies, to understand that weight management is possible with the right diet and fitness regimen. The winning team will be dressed with expensive clothes by the mentioned designers, no less. I am nominating my dear friend, Beth for this cause. 🙂


                            Michi Calica                                          Kate Torralba


              Jun Escario                                                               Rhett Eala