Canola: A unique plant with healthy oil

Canola oil is widely regarded as heart healthy and versatile by dietitians and chefs, but many consumers may not understand why—or know what canola is in the first place. Read it in Healthdesk.

First Filipina pastry chef

Talk about Filipino celebrity chefs, and the name of Chef Jessie Sincioco will surely be mentioned. Find out what makes her the success that she is. Read her story in Workbook.


Write your own piece in our Her Words section. Reflections on life, inspirational stories, the one that got away, the funniest conversation you've ever heard, or whatever you would like to share. If you've got something to say—in 750 words or more—email us at feedback@herword.com. Guest columnists will receive special gift certificates from HerWord.

Looking for a meatless dish that's not only delicious but light, healthy and nutritious as well? Resident foodie Dolly Dy-Zulueta suggests crabstick and malunggay pasta. Find the recipe in Pantry.

Rio 2 is a delightfully bright and breezy bit of computer-generated entertainment. As an acceptable family fare, this sequel maintains that blockbuster flavor that is expected of such an animated flick.

At the 21st Ladies Who Lunch: The BusinessWorld Female Forum, held at her award-winning Nature Wellness Village in Tagaytay, no less, Cathy Turvill urged the ladies to follow "a culture of health and wellness," adding, "When you talk about health, you talk about glowing with health."

Domestic violence is a social ill that has plagued women from all over the world for many decades. In celebration of Women's Month, we discuss how women-victims can break the cycle and how the law can help them every step of the way. Read it in Her Rights.

In this season of graduations and endings, this mother of a profoundly autistic young man chooses to see new beginnings. Find out why in Her Words.