By Maurice Malanes
After a long stint abroad either as overseas workers or migrants, among the first things Baguio City residents would seek when returning home to the summer capital is chop suey, a mixed vegetable dish the Chinese popularized. Most visitors from Metro Manila and elsewhere would also not miss bringing home “gulay Baguio” after their [...]
Gov. Nestor Fongwan has urged businessmen not to take advantage of reports on the impact of frost on Benguet farms by increasing prices of upland vegetables.
By Vincent Cabreza
Old-timers in this city and tourists welcome the steady drop in temperature as it provides them with their closest version of winter in a tropical country.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Sunday allayed fears that the freezing of vegetables in Benguet would affect Metro Manila’s vegetable supply.
By Philip Chua
Antibiotics must be used properly where indicated. To use them for viral infections (like common colds or influenza), or for other conditions which they are not effective for anyway, or for illnesses where the bacteria are not sensitive to them, is not only a waste of money but outright dangerous. Microorganisms develop resistance to the antibiotics when exposed to them frequently. Eventually, the antibiotics will no longer be effective in fighting future infections in this particular person, thus dramatically increasing the risk to life at that point.
By Philip Chua
SINCE man roamed the earth, vegetables have been hailed as a great health food. And even before modern science came out with the medical data proving their value, parents, especially mothers, around the world, from different cultures and traditions, had already been encouraging their children to eat vegetables.
By Jucell Marie P. Cuyos
THEIR age is not a hindrance to developing new interest in growing vegetables.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A teenager who helped harvest vegetables grown on a vacant lot in Quezon City was found dead on the same lot early Thursday morning, less than eight hours after he was abducted by unidentified armed men the night before.
By Ramon Tulfo
The late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo is Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year for 2012.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Lawmakers are concerned that Filipinos are eating more meat and chicken and less fruits and vegetables based on a government study covering 30 years.
By Radel Paredes
Since my wife started doing yoga, we’ve been eating more vegetables at home and practically no meat except fish. She’s determined to become a pesco-ovo-lacto-vegetarian (someone who eats only fish, eggs, dairy and veggies), an experiment that I predict will not last four months (I failed in my own experiment with meatlessness once).
PLANTING vegetables, selling the produce to the residents was one way Purok Pinya earned and grew.
By DJ Yap
Thousands of vegetable growers and livestock raisers will soon reach their buyers without going through middlemen, thanks to the newly launched “Agri-Pinoy Trading Centers” of the Department of Agriculture.