Thursday, September 11, 2014

Strengthen your Liver with Silymarin

The liver is a very important organ next to the brain. As our body's chemistry factory and second most complex organ, this glandular organ performs many vital functions to manage our nutritional needs. It is vital for survival.

While detoxification is the liver’s most important function, the liver also plays an important role in metabolism, blood sugar control, elimination, digestion and diet. It cleanses the body of damaging toxins before it enters the bloodstream. As the body’s natural purifier, it already deals with a lot of free radicals in its detoxification function so when a person eats too much meat the excessive amount puts a great burden on the liver causing impaired liver function.

While the liver is the only human internal organ capable of natural regeneration of lost tissue, we should arm our bodies with a way to combat the stressors and toxins around us by taking in supplements. Almost every organ in the body is supported by the liver hence it is also prone to many diseases. The most common liver diseases include alcohol damage, fatty liver, cirrhosis, cancer, cancer, drug damage and hepatitis A, B, C, D, E infections.

Fat may sometimes accumulate in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. This abnormal accumulation of fat in the liver cells or Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) may cause the liver inflammation and scarring.

In 2010, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) prevalence in the Philippines was measured at 17.2 percent. The risk factors of NAFLD include Diabetes, Obesity, High fat diet, and certain medicines.




Pharmaceutical company, Trianon International, re-introduced Silymarin as its once-a-day food supplement for liver care. Silymarin can be taken to manageliver diseases specifically the NAFLD.



Silymarin is a unique flavonoid complex that contains silydianin, silychrisin and silybin, derived from the milk thistle plant - which carries the scientific name Sylibum Marianum. The milk thistle plant has been gaining popularity in the mainstream culture and fitness scene for quite some time, and it is mainly used for liver disorders. It is the number one recommended plant extract for the protection and detoxification of vital liver functions.



Dr. Katherine Arupo-Reyes recommends the use of liver protective supplements such as Silymarin, lifestyle modification such as regular exercise, eating in moderation, and avoiding fatty food, soda and sugar to manage NAFLD. "The first line treatment would depend on what is the cause. If the cause is obesity, weight reduction and exercise should be recommended. Sometimes, we will refer them to nutritionists for proper guidelines. If he has fatty liver, SGPT and the SGOT is high, that's the time we give hepatotrophic agents for whatever its worth".

Visit Trianon International website www.trianon.com.ph for more information.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Dolfenal spearheads #LagingGoodVibes Campaign

Mefenamic Acid Dolfenal officially introduced its latest campaign #LagingGoodVibes in an intimate media gathering earlier today at Vyne, W Global Building, Bonifacio Global City.

The venue reaps of bright, warm hues that create the right atmosphere for good vibes. Colorful balloons and the LagingGoodVibes billboard welcomed guests at the registry. Visitors were invited to co-create the mural with a splash of colored pens.

Guests met Dolfenal influencer Ashley Rivera aka Petra Mahalimuyak who led a dance session on “How to Dance with Dysmenorrhea,” featured on her first “How To” webisode. Another one of Ashley’s How To Videos – “How to Take a Selfie while in Pain” has garnered over 10,000 views with favorable reviews.


It was an afternoon of fun and good vibes with free flowing candy care of Dolfenal’s Candy Bar, make your own Cucake Toppings and through different activities tackling the three pains Dolfenal targets – Dysmenorrhea, Toothache and Migraine.


There was a Donut Eating contest face off between media and the Ogilvy team plus an hour of singing with a live acoustic band to showcase the fun vibes.
Dolfenal 250 mg tablet is available for only P12/capsule through leading drugstores nationwide. You can also ask your doctor about it. Uminom ng Dolfenal para #LagingGoodVibes

To find out how your bad vibes selfie could get you 1000 pesos worth of GCs, follow Dolfenal fanpage at https://www.facebook.com/dolfenal
Learn how to get #LagingGoodVibes with Dolfenal by visiting their YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/dolfenalphilippines.

You may also get updates on https://twitter.com/dolfenalph.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Pampering Experience at Nail Cocktales - Blue Bay Walk


At Nail Cocktales - Blue Bay Walk, you get to enjoy the little things in life. As the name implies, it offers a myriad of nail care and grooming services over cocktail drinks.


Bay Breeze Cocktail (with Pineapple Juice, Cranberry Juice and Vodka)
Nail Cocktales also offers Iced Tea, an assortment of Sodas, Juices and Snack Chips


I have chosen to spoil myself with the Cool Breeze package. Priced at P 700, it consists of Manicure, Pedicure and Foot Spa with Seaweed Wrap.


Comfy chairs in turquoise hue against a white backdrop createsa relaxing atmosphere for clients 


Pampering starts with a foot soak in warm water.  The attending staff moves on to give me a scrub to remove calluses.  Feet and legs are dried with a towel after rinsing. Then she applies the pinkish seaweed lotion on both my legs and feet, seals it with a plastic stretch film and wraps both legs in a dry towel for 30 minutes.


The nail technician starts working on my hands. The nails are trimmed, shaped and buffed. After the cuticles were cut, she applied a base coat, my chosen ORLY polish plus a top coat.




After the manicure, she goes on to remove the seaweed wrap and rinses my legs. The seaweed wrap made my legs velvety to touch!  Now, she goes on to do pedicure.



Get your hands and feet pampered at Nail Cocktales Blue Baywalk. It will surely be an awesome nail spa experience!

Nail Cocktales - Blue Bay Walk
EDSA corner Macapagal Boulevard
Pasay City
+63 915.691.7782
Open Daily from 12NN to 10PM
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