Saturday, February 22, 2014

Love is in the Air at the Nuvali Night Sky Cinema

Tonight, lovers of all ages and families flocked to The Fields at Nuvali for Nuvali's Night Sky Cinema. This post-Valentine treat is a magical event as it is showing three of the most unforgettable movies tonight--You've Got Mail, About Time and Eat.Pray.Love.
Nuvali gives the most romantic post-Valentine's Day movie date under the twinkling star and cold breeze through Nuvali Night Sky Cinema and Sky Cable.
The giant inflatable slide and activity booths kept the kids busy while as the adult find their perfect spot to put in the picnic mats, where the family could settle down and enjoy the films later. 
Nuvali continues to introduce fun and engaging activities in its commitment to make nature and man as one. Nuvali Sky Cinema is one great activity where city and local dwellers can freely experience the beauty of nature with their love ones.
This extreme screen theater experience is coupled with a giant screen surround sound to create an a truly powerful storytelling activity extraordinaire!
Families chill out on mats and bean bags on the lawn as they watch the film
There were fun games and activities during the entire night. Activity booths added fun and excitement to the growing crowd. And food concessionaires were present to provide quick bites for everyone.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Carla Abellana and Chef Jackie Ang Po team up for the new season of Del Monte Kitchenomics

Multi-awarded pastry chef, Jackie Ang Po and versatile Kapuso actress Carla Abellana topbills the all-new season of Del Monte Kitchenomics.

Del Monte Kitchenomics has been a trusted culinary partner in the Philippines. Kitchenomics has indeed been a household name through the years and it still continues on to provide consumers with delicious and easy-to-prepare, budget-friendly recipes sure to make family meals more enjoyable.

For this season, the Del Monte Kitchenomics Cooking Show viewers will be treated to new culinary destinations as the new cooking tandem of Chef Jackie and Carla Abellana shows you how to cook certain dishes and share tips. Kitchenomics is set to make cooking an enjoyable and funny experience as it engages active Facebook Fans as guests on our show and feature Del Monte Kitchenomics members’ Most Requested Recipes according to Susie Aquino, Senior Product manager for Del Monte Kitchenomics.

“We have always chosen brand ambassadors who are passionate about food and life. Carla Abellana is a wonderful actress. She loves to cook for her friends and family. She’s very eager to improve her cooking skills and learn new things in the kitchen. On the other hand, Chef Jackie Ang Po is our multi-awarded culinary expert. Since she’s a chef and a mom, she can easily relate to mothers on dilemmas and challenges they encounter in preparing food for their family. Both Carla and Jackie have a wholesome, family-oriented, approachable personality consistent with the Del Monte Brand. “We’re very happy to have them as part of the Del Monte Kitchenomics Family,” said Aquino.

Chef Jackie related that she fell in love with cooking because she considers working with food as an art form. "You deal with flavors, textures, then colors, then you can choose plates, placemats, drinks that go with the food and make a whole artistic presentation that people really appreciate."

When asked what she felt after finding out that she was chosen as DMK brand ambassador, Chef Jackie said "I am very excited to work with a brand that has been in my home since forever. I grew up watching Del Monte Kitchenomics. I copied the recipes on TV. Cut out magazines and can labels. I cooked with my mom – I am an only girl with 4 older brothers. Even when I got married and moved with my grandmother in law during the first 5 years of my marriage, Del Monte is still in our kitchen. Both home and professional kitchen. Never did I actually imagine that one day, People would be watching me do Del Monte Kitchenomics."

As for Carla Abellana, she shared "I was excited! Not only is it a blessing but an opportunity to learn how to cook basic, affordable, easy and quick dishes. I've always wanted to learn how to cook better. I knew it was going to be a fun learning experience."

Be sure to catch “Del Monte Kitchenomics” on GMA-7 starting February 19. Watch out for Chef Jackie and Carla Abellana every Wednesday and Saturday before “Eat Bulaga,” and every Sunday before “Sunday All Stars” on GMA 7.

You may also check easy-to-prepare and budget recipes of Del Monte Kitchenomics at or the Del Monte Kitchenomics Facebook Fan Page.

Monday, February 17, 2014

King Bee opens at Fisher Mall

Following the tradition of bringing affordable Authentic Chinese Cuisine to every location, King Bee Chinese Food opened another top-quality Chinese restaurant at Fisher Mall yesterday, February 16th.

The said restaurant is the 8th King Bee branch and the 2nd in Quezon City since the first one opened along Governor’s Drive, General Trias, Cavite, more than a decade ago. The other seven branches are strategically located in Cavite, Antipolo City, Las PiƱas City, Antipolo City and in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.
King Bee's newest restaurant addition in QC has classy interiors and homey ambience perfect for any occasion, get-togethers or simply enjoying great Chinese food with your family.
After the blessing ceremonies, guests were treated to a sumptuous lunch that includes its House Specialty Roast Chicken and other Chinese fare that King Bee Chinese Food has been known for.
Special thanks to Ms Andrea Ng of King Bee Chinese Food and Marco for extending this invitation to witness another milestone.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

PsorCoach program gives hope to Psoriasis Patients

Psoriasis Philippines official launched its PsorCoach program last February 13, 2014. The program aims to aid psoriasis patients in understanding their condition and in acceptance of their situation. It also helps the patient to cope up with psoriasis in a holistic approach, improving the quality of their life.
PsorPhil President, Josef De Guzman shared his Psoriasis journey and what PsorCoach program is 
Though a non-contagious disorder, psoriasis patients suffer from depression caused by low self-esteem. People often find psoriasis to be overwhelming especially when their skin gets worse. Patients usually exhibit the following symptoms:
• The Red, inflamed itchy skin.
• The Silvery scales that seem to erupt for no reason.
• The Burning or bleeding that occurs around your joints.
• The Cracking, oozing and painful patches on your skin.

Dr. Lorna Frez, MD-FPDS (Medical Adviser Dermatologist) gave a detailed discussion of types of Psoriasis and treatment of its symptoms
The silvery scales that crack, ooze and start the maddening itching cycle over and over again. Sadly, there is no cure for Psoriasis.  Symptoms often go into remission, even without treatment, and then return.

Most individuals overlook the underlying cause of psoriasis--the actual immune system deficiency that causes these itchy patches to appear and scale over. It occurs when the immune system mistakes a normal skin cell for a pathogen, and sends out faulty signals that cause overproduction of new skin cells. These new skin cells move rapidly to the surface of the skin in days (rather than weeks) building up and forming thick patches called plaques. With a severe psoriasis, the skin becomes itchy and tender. The patches join together and cover large areas of skin, such as the entire back.

There are different types of psoriasis:

• Plaque Psoriasis - the most common form characterized by the inflamed patches of redness and silvery scales on your skin.

• Nail Psoriasis - which manifests in your fingernails or toenails and causes discomfort and discoloration.

• Scalp Psoriasis - where red, itchy areas appear on your head along with silvery-white scales.

• Guttate Psoriasis - which generally affects those younger than thirty and is often caused by a strep throat or upper respiratory infection. You'll notice small bumps on your trunk and abdomen that itch and scale over - though not as extreme as plaque psoriasis.

• Inverse Psoriasis - generally appearing around the breasts and groin area, this psoriasis is often caused by friction and is seen in people who are overweight. It is embarrassing and difficult to control the intense itching episodes in the worst possible places.

• Pustular Psoriasis - uncommon but still treatable, this version of psoriasis causes blisters that appear over already red and itchy skin.

Psoriasis may cause joints to become swollen, tender, and painful in some people. This psoriatic arthritis can affect the fingernails and toenails, causing the nails to pit, change color, and separate from the nail bed. Dead skin may build up under the nails.

Psoriasis can be managed according to Dr. Lorna Frez. There is no need to be afraid, humiliated or cast aside. Through PsorCoach program, patients will get to meet many others like him and get access to the best management for each of them with the help of trained and Board-certified dermatologists.

For more information on what the PsorCoach program has to offer or how to become a patient advocate, following Psoriasis Philippines on facebook

Psoriasis Philippines
Phone (02)478-9618 / Cellphone 0922-8297767
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