Friday, January 29, 2016

PRESS RELEASE : Ajinomoto Umami Culinary Challenge Year 7

The 7th year of the Ajinomoto® Umami Culinary Challenge (UCC) proves to be even more exciting as it gathers 55 schools and universities from NCR, Ilocos, Bicol, Central and Southern Luzon and regional winners from Visayas and Mindanao. The nation’s best culinary teams will showcase their culinary prowess on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Philippine Trade and Training Center, Manila.

The Ajinomoto® UCC is an inter-school culinary competition where foodies and culinary enthusiasts meet with a common dedication to unite taste and health in food preparations. UCC is part of Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation’s advocacy to promote the benefit of umami taste in preparing deliciously nourishing recipes. Through its food brand slogan “Eat Well, Live Well.®”, Ajinomoto hopes that future chefs and nutrition professionals will create more deliciously nourishing food for Filipino families to enjoy and live life to the fullest.

The panel of judges is composed of Food and Nutrition luminaries: Chef Gene Gonzales, Chef Sau del Rosario, Chef James Antolin, Chef Colin McKay, Chef Eugene Raymundo, Dr. Celeste Tanchoco, Dr. Imelda Agdeppa, and Dr. Adela Ruiz to name a few. They were invited to provide valuable insights to student-competitors on how to apply culinary skills and nutrition knowledge in the creation of nourishing umami dishes.

Over 300 aspiring chefs will compete in three (3) culinary competition categories: Best Filipino Umami Dish, My Own Umami Creation and Umami Master and other non-culinary categories: the “Aminomazing Showdown” beverage concoction contest and the “My Umami Coach and I” food-styling competition. Finalists from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will compete in the National Cooking Showdown. 

Ajinomoto® Umami Culinary Challenge (UCC) is presented by AJINOMOTO PHILIPPINES CORPORATION in partnership with La Germania, Solane, Fujidenso and Masflex.

10 years of fitness and health : Century Tuna Superbods gets bigger, better, and sexier

Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016  will definitely set the summer season on fire.  In celebration of its 10th year Anniversary, CenturyTuna sets the phase with a launch of Century Tuna Superbods.

Bigger. Better. Sexier. Temperatures rise across our pulsating tropical isles in what is envisioned to be the hottest Superbods search yet: the Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016. Making a bolder statement and an even bigger splash on its 10th year of sexy, watch out as Century Tuna Superbods take the country by storm—TEN-fold!

With a lineup of enticing activities leading up to the finals night to be held on April 10, 2016 at the ultra exclusive Palace Pool Club, Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016  promises to be the most anticipated happening this summer season—a health and fitness revolution to rock the nation!

“As we mark a glorious decade of promoting health and fitness through our bi-annual Superbods search, which has since become a much anticipated event, we felt that it’s only proper that we raise the bar to even greater heights,” says Greg Banzon, general manager of Century Pacific Food, Inc. “Not only have we widened the scope and reach of our search, we will also be mounting a series of exciting events that form part of an over-all campaign for a change to a healthier lifestyle and reform in fitness across the country."

Of course, headlining Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 are the ultimate Superbods Anne Curtis and Derek Ramsay who will all take the stage in the sizzling finals night runway show that is bound to deliver an exhilarating evening of fun, fitness, and fitspiration.  

To take part of this much-awaited competition, simply download the Century Tuna Superbods Nation mobile app, an easy-to-use tool that’s designed to help users get fit and healthy while keeping abreast of the latest news on the Superbods competition. Once registered and approved, users get to see all the features of the app, get updated on summer events and activities, join the engagements presented by Century Tuna and submit an entry to the 2016 Superbods competition. This unique app lets users vote, follow, and share the journey of the Superbods finalists for the whole duration of the Superbods competition. Plus, users also get the chance to win invites to the finals and party night, and grab exciting prizes as well.

Schedule of go-sees for aspiring Superbods will be held on February 9, 15, 20 and 28 at Davao City, Cebu City, Pampanga and Manila, respectively.

To help the Superbods finalists stay on track and in tip top shape, mentors and coaches, including Jim Saret and Chef Nadine Tengco, will be on hand to facilitate a Superbods Camp aimed at improving the over-all lifestyle and well being of the Superbods finalists. A Superbods Weekend Fitness Fair, meanwhile, allows for consumer engagement, participation, and empowerment towards the achievement of their personal fitness goals. 

 “Since its inception in 2006, it has always been the vision of Century Tuna Superbods to encourage our consumers to get healthy by living right,” Gela Gamboa, Century Tuna marketing manager relates. “Which is why, this year, we’re enjoining everyone to get involved: aside from joining the search, consumers can download the app to get into the Superbods lifestyle. And then there’s the Superbods Weekend Fitness Fair at Bonifacio High Street where lots of fun activities, which they can enjoy together with celebrities and Superbods finalists, await them.”

With all these exciting elements, there’s no doubt, Century Tuna Superbods Nation 2016 will make this coming summer a blazing season to remember.

Hoverboard by CD-R king

It always fascinates me whenever I see someone using a hover board.  Even in the production numbers of noontime shows, they are including these wonderful gadgets. They add to the creativeness of the presentation.  

Have u ever tried levitation? Glide without touching the ground? Uncanny as it seemed to be Super Saiyans of Dragon Ball Z and Magneto of the X-Men amongst others have perfected that kind of ability. Picture yourself doing so, isn’t it exciting? Cd-R king your one-stop media provider once again spices up an extraordinary treat, iRover. A high-tech yet affordable gadget in-line with CD-R King’s effort to bring technology to the general public.

iRover lets you experience superiority in balance. It makes you gain control and progress at your own pace liberating your feet off the ground. An exhilarating thrill that makes one experience the same. CD-R King provided the hoverboard utilized by eleven Housemates in one of their weekly task at Pinoy Big Brothers, were Miyo emerged as the Pinoy Big Brother 2015 winner.

iRover is the newest hovercraft unit released by CD-R King, designed not just for comfort but also tone your leg and foot muscles, contrary to the concern of some parent on cutting the walking strides of their kids whenever they utlize the board. iRover uses the smart balance technology that uses leg muscle in moving around thus it can help strengthen your lower body.

iRover can climb up to 15degrees with speed of 10 kilometers per hour and can go as far as 20 kilometer on a single full charge. It uses a Tubeless tire and Brush DC Motor with 36V, 4.4 Lithuim-ion battery hat charges on 300watt power. This variant comes in colors of Red, Blue or White.

Considered as the “IT” Toy in 2016, iRover of CD-R King makes it easier for you to acquire this gadget through 6 months credit card payment for east west and Metrobank credit card holders and comes with a 3-month warranty for a worry –free purchase. Visit CD-R King near you. 

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

CD-R King's Rechargeable Torchlight

No more worries for emergency lights during brownouts.

Flashlights are essential tools to have around the house specially during emergencies. Thankfully, I found the CD-R KING CALICO 13-LED Rechargeable Torchlight Suites for my immediate need of light during a power interruption. Very handy, light weight and easy to carry. I can use it anywhere like when I'm reading, doing a craft. cooking or even having fun with your family at night.

Not just great for indoors but also for other outdoor activities like camping and hiking . The CALICO 13-LED Torchlight have 2 modes, you can use it as a standard flashlight or as a table type portable lamp using the 12- LED retractable panel. 

It's even available in 3 eye catching colors : Yellowgreen, Black and Yellow.  Being sold at an affordable price of P250.00 only.

           Power Input is AC220V 50/60Hz 
           Battery : Lead-acid battery , 4V 8.0Ah LED 
           Light : 1W LED Light + 12 pcs 0.1W SMD LED 
           Charging Time : 12-16 hrs 

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Put your hearts to heart health with ATC Fish Oil

“Beautifully confident with a heart” this has been a remarkable ending phrase from our Miss Universe representative Pia Wurtzbach. What she pertains to, is the trait of us Filipinos in putting heart and passion above the things we do. Putting heart on the things that’s important to us makes the deed even more valuable. One thing we must all put our hearts into also, is in heart health.

When it comes to heart health, it’s important to be mindful, alert and always cautious.  This includes the little things we do like our diets, activities, our emotions or even the supplements we take. When we think of heart health we must have something that can help us guard our most precious organ, and that is possible with the help of ATC Fish Oil.

ATC Fish Oil has Omega-3 fatty acids like EPA and DHA which are essential nutrients for a healthier heart. This combination helps lower blood pressure, triglycerides and LDL cholesterol levels, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attack. Aside from that, ATC Fish Oil also boosts the immune system, enhances cognitive function and improves blood circulation. ATC Fish Oil is also known to slow the development of plaque in the arteries and reduce the chance of abnormal heart rhythm. EPA, or eicosapentaenoic acid, and DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, found in ATC Fish Oil are nutrients extracted from cold water fishes and these are also beneficial for the brain and eyes.

Put some heart into heart health with ATC Fish Oil! ATC Fish Oil is P6.00 SRP per capsule, available at Mercury Drug and other leading drugstores nationwide. ATC Fish Oil, your protection against heart attack and stroke.