Fiber is one of the most important nutrition that we can get from natural food. It can help lower blood sugar for diabetics, cut cholesterol for hypertensive and obese individuals, and may even prevent cancer in general. For many people, fiber is especially important for attaining a lean, slim and sexy body. Here under the top 20 high fiber food. » Continue Reading
Saluyot, jutes or Corchorus olitorius is an edible leafy vegetable that is widely found Philippines. This plant is so common that it is mistaken as weed in the Philippines. Unknown to many however, saluyot has long been used as food staple since ancient times by Jewish people and Egyptians. It has been grown since 6000 B.C. and accordingly was eaten by Cleopatra for its health and beauty benefits.
A diabetic charm is small ornament worn as a necklace or bracelet that basically provide information that the wearer is diabetic and thus require special health needs. This would help guide other people on how to deal with the wearer in case suffers from a diabetic attack like hypoglycaemia, vertigo among others. Diabetes is a disease that requires continuous specialized care and the diabetic charm would inform people in advance that wearer is diabetic.
Lipohypertrophy or Insulin is tough skin bumps or swellings in the skin areas where insulin is often injected by a patient. This occurs because insulin causes fat cells to increase in size, which causes the lump. This especially occurs in bell buttons where diabetic patients usually inject or infuse insulin. Aside from their unpleasant appearance, insulin lumps affect glucose control because the skin with insulin lumps or lipohypertrophy decreases the absorption of insulin in these areas. Hence, one may find that one’s glucose control is not what you expect it to be. Moreover, the more damaged the area i.e. the greater the lump, the more likely it is that glucose control will be affected to the extent that damaged nerve endings makes one numb when injecting insulin.
Avocado or Alligator Pear, is an oblong shape fruit which can either be violet or green depending on its variety and has been known good for the skin. While its taste may not be universally palatable to a lot of people, the avocado fruit is a nutritional powerhouse for its many health benefits.
BCAA or Branched-chain amino acids are essential nutrients from proteins found in meat, dairy products, and legumes. BCAA supplements are commonly used to treat poor appetite in elderly who are suffering from kidney failure and to prevent fatigue and improve concentration. Some athletes use BCAA to improve exercise performance. Still others use it as a dietary supplement for people having problems with eating such as diabetic people. BCAA help stimulate the building of protein in muscle and perhaps decrease muscle breakdown which is generally ideal for sick people to prevent muscle loss.
Fungal infection is infection caused by a fungus as opposed to bacteria such as athlete’s foot, Candida, or jock itch are often cause by unhealthy hygiene and weak immune system which allowed fungi to thrive in said areas. An infected area is easily diagnosed by simple visual examination. Affected area is often reddish and itchy. Fungal infection often develops in areas such as in the groin area and toes, where it is warm, dark and humid, which are exactly the necessary ingredients for fungi to survive and thrive.
Kidney cleansing is usually undertaken by people who are prone to kidney stones. Cleaning the kidney is however important to everyone in order to prevent bacterial infections and remove toxin build-ups that can lead to different illnesses.
While eating fish is generally considered healthier than eating pork especially processed meat, a new research has found that tilapia has inflammatory potential and therefore more dangerous than bacon.