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1 Philippine Peso = 0.07205 UAE Dirham
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.03473 Neth Antilles Guilder
1 Philippine Peso = 0.33883 Argentine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02472 Australian Dollar
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.06149 Brazilian Real
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1 Philippine Peso = 392.78006 Belarus Ruble
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03919 Belize Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02419 Canadian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01905 Swiss Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 12.25231 Chilean Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12921 Chinese Yuan
1 Philippine Peso = 57.14342 Colombian Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 11.22072 Costa Rica Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Cuban Peso
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.42857 Czech Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 3.49225 Djibouti Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12231 Danish Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 0.92211 Dominican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.19774 Algerian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25715 Estonian Kroon
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34589 Egyptian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45831 Ethiopian Birr
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01644 Euro
1 Philippine Peso = 0.03953 Fiji Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01454 Falkland Islands Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01447 British Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08679 Ghanaian Cedi
1 Philippine Peso = 0.87895 Gambian Dalasi
1 Philippine Peso = 174.63213 Guinea Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.14311 Guatemala Quetzal
1 Philippine Peso = 3.97705 Guyana Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15314 Hong Kong Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.45756 Honduras Lempira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.12286 Croatian Kuna
1 Philippine Peso = 1.19973 Haiti Gourde
1 Philippine Peso = 5.08986 Hungarian Forint
1 Philippine Peso = 260.48656 Indonesian Rupiah
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0688 Israeli Shekel
1 Philippine Peso = 1.27132 Indian Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 22.89582 Iraqi Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 658.62271 Iran Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 2.10712 Iceland Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 2.56229 Jamaican Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01388 Jordanian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 2.20489 Japanese Yen
1 Philippine Peso = 2.02178 Kenyan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 1.3433 Kyrgyzstan Som
1 Philippine Peso = 79.4585 Cambodia Riel
1 Philippine Peso = 8.05435 Comoros Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 17.65745 North Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 22.18972 Korean Won
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00592 Kuwaiti Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01609 Cayman Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.67785 Kazakhstan Tenge
1 Philippine Peso = 162.84088 Lao Kip
1 Philippine Peso = 29.53698 Lebanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 2.99588 Sri Lanka Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 2.29351 Liberian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.26015 Lesotho Loti
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05981 Lithuanian Lita
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01217 Latvian Lat
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02654 Libyan Dinar
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1 Philippine Peso = 0.34501 Moldovan Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.00647 Macedonian Denar
1 Philippine Peso = 26.68236 Myanmar Kyat
1 Philippine Peso = 48.14597 Mongolian Tugrik
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15773 Macau Pataca
1 Philippine Peso = 7.0826 Mauritania Ougulya
1 Philippine Peso = 0.65097 Mauritius Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.30135 Maldives Rufiyaa
1 Philippine Peso = 14.05376 Malawi Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 0.34969 Mexican Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 0.08232 Malaysian Ringgit
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Namibian Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 6.92564 Nigerian Naira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.58623 Nicaragua Cordoba
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15332 Norwegian Krone
1 Philippine Peso = 2.01197 Nepalese Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02683 New Zealand Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.00755 Omani Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 Panama Balboa
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06369 Peruvian Nuevo Sol
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06268 Papua New Guinea Kina
1 Philippine Peso = 1 Philippine Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 2.06494 Pakistani Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07028 Polish Zloty
1 Philippine Peso = 111.25171 Paraguayan Guarani
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07269 Qatar Rial
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0755 Romanian New Leu
1 Philippine Peso = 1.13354 Russian Rouble
1 Philippine Peso = 16.2576 Rwanda Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 0.07357 Saudi Arabian Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15204 Solomon Islands Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2669 Seychelles Rupee
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13067 Sudanese Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.15655 Swedish Krona
1 Philippine Peso = 0.02649 Singapore Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01455 St Helena Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.43567 Slovak Koruna
1 Philippine Peso = 147.14538 Sierra Leone Leone
1 Philippine Peso = 10.928 Somali Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 402.77613 Sao Tome Dobra
1 Philippine Peso = 0.17167 El Salvador Colon
1 Philippine Peso = 10.10359 Syrian Pound
1 Philippine Peso = 0.2598 Swaziland Lilageni
1 Philippine Peso = 0.64921 Thai Baht
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04791 Tunisian Dinar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.0432 Tongan paʻanga
1 Philippine Peso = 0.06876 Turkish Lira
1 Philippine Peso = 0.13239 Trinidad Tobago Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.59217 Taiwan Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 43.90818 Tanzanian Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.51422 Ukraine Hryvnia
1 Philippine Peso = 70.57092 Ugandan Shilling
1 Philippine Peso = 0.01962 United States Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 0.56582 Uruguayan New Peso
1 Philippine Peso = 158.34804 Uzbekistan Sum
1 Philippine Peso = 0.19569 Venezuelan Bolivar
1 Philippine Peso = 445.73278 Vietnam Dong
1 Philippine Peso = 2.0155 Vanuatu Vatu
1 Philippine Peso = 0.04907 Samoa Tala
1 Philippine Peso = 10.773 CFA Franc (BEAC)
1 Philippine Peso = 0.05297 East Caribbean Dollar
1 Philippine Peso = 10.75142 CFA Franc (BCEAO)
1 Philippine Peso = 1.95017 Pacific Franc
1 Philippine Peso = 4.90386 Yemen Riyal
1 Philippine Peso = 0.25991 South African Rand
1 Philippine Peso = 101.81479 Zambian Kwacha
1 Philippine Peso = 7.10025 Zimbabwe dollar

Drink responsibly daily?

When you haven’t had alcohol for a day, you suffer withdrawal symptoms: The road you are driving on begins to move up and down wavy and zigzagging; bright sparks drop down from your forehead; your body aches like it is starving.  Signs that you’re an alcoholic.

Everyone hereabouts has five vacation days ahead starting today.   Many can spend these days without drinking alcoholic drinks, but too many others will be with friends who will bully them into getting drunk.  If you really want to drink responsibly as the alcohol ads keep reminding you, and not contribute to the wealth of distillery owners, this Guide sent in by BABA-Mail for you, below excerpted:

Don’t wait until you see the pile of empty bottles of gin and  beer, before  you wondered how you and your friends managed to do all that drinking in only one week. Or maybe you have waken up hung over one morning  and really regretted having had those drinks the night before? Or you had to admit to  the police you were driving your motorcycle carelessly  because you were “nakainom” with friends. (Nakainom means against your will and better judgment, you allowed another to force your mouth open to pour intoxicants into your mouth--that is what nakainom means. It might be a good idea to think about your alcohol consumption.

Cutting down on your alcohol intake has many feel-good benefits:  It’s good for your health, will help you lose weight, will significantly lower the risk of developing diseases such as cancer, heart, or liver disease, and the chance of getting thrown off your car or motorcycle for DUI (Driving Under the Influence of alcohol).  Furthermore, decreasing your alcohol consumption can be great for your relationships and can even have a positive impact on your sex life. Plus you don’t risk exposing your family to a driver (you) who is slightly impared for DUI. Admit it.  How often have you driven for your family from a gathering after you have had at least 3 beers?  (Which is equivalent to three jiggers (1.5 oz/jigger)  of whiskey/vodka/gin which is enough to dull your reflexes. 

Alcohol enters your bloodstream as soon as you take your first sip, and its immediate effects can appear within just 10 minutes. As you continue to drink, you increase your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level, which is the amount of alcohol present in your bloodstream. The higher your BAC, the more impaired you become by alcohol’s effects. These effects include:  Reduce inhibitions, Slurred speech, Motor impairment, Confusion, Memory problems, Concentration problems, Coma, Breathing problems, Death.

Other risks of drinking can include: Car crashes and other accidents (In 2014, alcohol-impaired driving fatalities accounted for just under 10,000 deaths); Risky behavior;  Violent behavior; Suicide and homicide.  While an alcohol problem is harmful at any age, it’s even more harmful in the elderly. The impact of alcohol-related injuries is much more severe, the risk of harmful medication interactions is much greater, and the physical effects of alcohol are more debilitating.

According to a CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), the cost of excessive alcohol use in the US reached $249 billion in 2010, or roughly $2.05 per alcoholic beverage. And this is in the USA where advertising alcoholic drinks is illegal.  It must be a lot worse in the Philippines where ever other commercial in media is begging the listener to get drunk...  pushing alcoholic drinks... “Drink! Drink! Drink!” The researchers found that most of these costs resulted from losses in workplace productivity (72% of the total cost), healthcare expenses for treating problems caused by excessive alcohol consumption (11% of total), law enforcement and other criminal justice expenses (10%), and losses from motor vehicle crashes related to excessive alcohol usage (5%).

In the US, a standard drink is an alcoholic beverage that contains 0.6 fluid ounces (14 grams) of pure alcohol. That equates to around 1.2 tablespoons of pure alcohol.

The following are generally considered the equivalent of one standard drink: 12 oz. of beer or wine cooler;  5 oz. of table wine; 3-4 oz. of fortified wine (sherry or port); 1.5 oz. of brandy, whiskey, gin, vodka etc.  The above examples are approximates because many brands and types of alcoholic drinks vary in actual alcohol content. Check the label for the percentage of alcohol content.

Not only does alcohol have a negative impact on our bodies, but it also has an adverse effect on the economy.  According to a CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), the cost of excessive alcohol use in the US reached $249 billion in 2010, or roughly $2.05 per alcoholic beverage. And this is in the USA where advertising alcoholic drinks is illegal.  It must be a lot worse in the Philippines where ever other commercial in media is begging the listener to get drunk...  pushing alcoholic drinks... “Drink! Drink! Drink!” The researchers found that most of these costs resulted from losses in workplace productivity (72% of the total cost), healthcare expenses for treating problems caused by excessive alcohol consumption (11% of total), law enforcement and other criminal justice expenses (10%), and losses from motor vehicle crashes related to excessive alcohol usage (5%).

Begin by looking at how much alcohol you consume at home. You might drink a lot more than you think on an average night in, especially if you like to have a drink while watching some television.  Remove the alcoholics from your ref.  Try replacing any alcohol in your fridge with soft drinks or water.  The supermarket shelves are packed with upmarket cordials. smoothies, and fizzy drinks. Entertaining some guests and want to impress? Try something slightly different and serve up a nice selection of non-alcoholic mocktails.  Luckily for us, these days the soft drink option doesn’t need to be dull, since the supermarket shelves are packed with upmarket cordials. smoothies, and fizzy drinks. Entertaining some guests and want to impress? Try something slightly different and serve up a nice selection of non-alcoholic mocktails.

Remember that home measures are often a lot bigger than that which you’d get when you’re out. Be aware of this before you pour your favorite drink into a goldfish bowl sized glass. Buying small wine glasses or an alcohol measure are great ways of making sure that you don’t drink more than you intend to.  Before going out, it’s very important to decide how many alcoholic beverages you’re going to enjoy. Pace is also very important; rather than downing three-four drinks in an hour, it’s a lot wiser to enjoy a few drinks over the course of a few hours.

Those who find themselves drinking too much may need to examine their social circles to see if excessive drinking is being encouraged. A good friend or a family member should always be happy to try to help you cut back on drinking.   If drinking has become a big part of your life, try doing other activities during those times when you’d usually have a drink. Take up a hobby, begin an exercise program, make new friends, or spend more time with your family. find something that you really enjoy doing so that you can use it to occupy the time where you would usually be drinking.

Chances are that you will find yourself in a situation in which someone is going to offer you a drink or expect you to drink with them as you have done so in the past. Therefore, you need to learn how to politely say “no thank you,” and really mean it. Say it quickly and firmly so that you don’t have time to change your mind.  Thinking about the benefits of feeling and being healthy can actually make people drink in moderation or avoid alcohol altogether.

Start by putting together a list of ways in which cutting down on alcohol will make you feel better. Post the list where you can see it each day.  Some people find that alcohol helps them drop off to sleep but, in reality, as this study concluded, it actually affects the quality of your sleep. When you drink too much, you spend less of the night in a deep, restorative slumber. To add to this, you’re more likely to wake up early and find it hard to drop off again.

Once you have cut back on alcohol, you should start to notice your sleep improving. This can have a knock-on benefit for everything, ranging from your mood to your ability to concentrate.

Alcohol contains a chemical substance known as ethanol which is able to pass freely through cell membranes. When blood, containing excessive amounts of ethanol reaches the brain, the ethanol enters the brain cells where it acts as a central nervous system depressant. Ethanol can attach itself to nerve receptors, and particularly glutamate, making it less active. In its active form, glutamate excites the neurons. However, when it isn’t active, the neurons are less excitable, therefore the body’s response to external stimuli becomes slow and sluggish. Furthermore, ethanol also attaches itself to gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) and activates the GABA receptors. The activation of these receptors slows down the brain and induces a feeling of calm, leading to somnolence. This is why alcohol makes you lethargic and decreases your ability to concentrate fully. Start drinking less, and it shouldn’t be too long before you notice that you have more energy and better concentration levels.

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