Phytosterol in canola oil reduces the risk of coronary heart disease

Filipinos love fried foods. They love the crispy-crunchy sound these make with every bite, but they like the delightful taste of fried food—whether it’s chicken, beef, pork or fish—even better. How can else can you explain why Filipino families are big fans of fastfood chains that serve fried chicken, fried tapa, fried pork liempo, etc.?
This trend has raised the alarm among health advocates who associate frying with the liberal use of cooking oil, which is flagged as a product that is detrimental to one’s cardiovascular health.
Fortunately, not all cooking oils are the same, and not all of them are harmful to your body—not when you use the right one.

Sustainability: At the Forefront of Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines’ Community Building Efforts

Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) corporate affairs director Jose Ramon De Jesus Martinez Alonzo recently, made his first visit to the Philippines on official business. One advocacy took center stage in his itinerary— sustainability, which he believes is an integral aspect in KOF’s shared journey with the communities in which they operate.
“Our advocacies in the Philippines have to do with education and environmental consciousness,” said Martinez. “Coca-Cola FEMSA is always thinking of how we can help nurture generations of kids that take care of water, that recycle, that know about proper nutrition. And the best vehicle to do this is education. This, we believe, is a natural part of the journey to progress, which we share with the communities with whom we work.”

Opposite Fathers Clash in "Daddy's Home 2" Teaser Poster

“More Daddies, More Problems,” or so the tagline goes for the teaser poster for Paramount Pictures' new comedy Daddy’s Home 2 which is now online.
In Philippine cinemas November 29, Daddy's Home 2 stars Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, John Cena, and Alessandra Ambrosio.
In the sequel to the 2015 global smash Daddy's Home, father and stepfather, Dusty (Wahlberg) and Brad (Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.
Daddy's Home 2 is distributed in the Philippines by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

Home Credit and OPPO team up once again, offering the OPPO A71 at 0% installments

Prague-based Fintech company Home Credit and OPPO, the Philippines’ Top 2 international smartphone brand, are partnering once again to offer the new OPPO A71 smartphone at 0% interest installments even without a credit card.

With its already affordable price tag of P8,990, the new OPPO A71 can be availed by budget-savvy shoppers for only P927 per month at 6 months, with a 40% downpayment. The promo runs until January 31, 2018 and offered in leading partner outlets throughout the country. Customers only need to present at least two valid IDs to apply, right inside the store, and can get the result of their loan application within minutes. 

Javier Bardem Lets In the Darkness in Psycho-Thriller "mother!"

Academy Award© winner Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men, Skyfall) stars opposite Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence in Paramount Pictures' psychological thriller m o t h e r ! in Philippine cinemas September 20.
(Watch new clips from “mother!” at and

Passion Turns Deadly In Erotic Thriller “DECADENCE” In Cinemas September 27

Reminiscent of the highly successful “50 Shades of Grey” franchise, the upcoming thriller “Decadence” is an adult movie that follows a passionate affair that ends up as a dangerous sexual game. 
Anabel (Natalie Umaña) is a beautiful young woman who manages to live a normal life with her modest job. Innocent and cheerful but her sweetness seems to make her a willful victim. Oskar Pratz (Alejandro Estrada) is a brilliant and handsome entrepreneur amassing an impressive fortune. At age 32, his lifestyle goes beyond the limits of imagination.
Oskar lives with an inner emptiness that no possession or experience can fulfill his life. One day after almost running over Anabel with his car, a spark of mutual attraction is inevitable and a torrid romance ensues. Not too long after the romance, Anabel begins to fall into Oskar’s sexual games in erotic world. Although Anabel tries to stay open-minded and plays along for a while, Oskar wants more. With the self-destructive nature of Oskar, the fun a…

Philippine blockbuster romance-comedies “Finally Found Someone” and “Kita-kita” top bill Kapamilya Box Office on TFC this September

“Love Moves in Mysterious Ways”.  This famous line from pop-jazz singer-songwriter Julia Fordham’s song of the same title, is perhaps one of most popular love song titles and which holds true in the September offering of Kapamilya Box Office (KBO) on TFC: “Finally Found Someone” and “Kita Kita” airing soon via TFC online ( and TFC IPTV starting September 20, in key countries worldwide.
Kapamilya Box Office on TFC offering “Finally Found Someone” is directed by one of the Philippine film industry’s fast-rising directors Theodore Boborol and with a story written and developed by Carmi Raymundo and Gilliann Ebreo, marks the much-awaited silver screen reunion of the mega blockbuster tandem of Sarah Geronimo and John Lloyd Cruz.