The protective effects were only found in fresh fruits and vegetables. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Breathe Easy

Apples, Tomatoes May Help Repair Lungs A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain
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Sushiko will be serving ina-jyu, a dish made of broiled eel and rice, all month long. (Photo: Paula Olinto)

Food Bites

Sushiko Celebrates Eel in August Since the early 19th century of the Edo period, it has been a Japanese custom to eat eel to regain energy and stamina during the hot summer months. With its high protein content and excellent digestive properties, eel can stimulate the appetite
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