Pancit and Diabetes

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Pancit is a Filipino Noodle dish usually served during birthdays and special occasions to symbolize long life. Pancit was actually introduced by the Chinese and has since been adopted into local cuisine.

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Herbal Cure for Gingivitis

March 22, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Gingivitis or the inflammation of the gum tissue marked by redness, swelling and tenderness of the gums, is a periodontal disease that can lead to chronic bad breath, loose or shifting teeth, receding gums, loss of teeth, changes in bite pattern, and hot and cold sensitivity. Its basic cause is poor oral hygiene. As such, the principal way to prevent or cure gingivitis is by regularly brushing. One should also avoid smoking and eat a well balanced to diet to maintain good oral cavity.

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Health Benefits of Tea

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

A Tea is an aromatic beverage typically prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves. Tea is especially popular in South Asia and Middle East Asia and had been associated with good health for its many health benefits. Following are some benefits of a tea.

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Diabetes Awareness for Kids

March 22, 2015 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The unprecedented prevalence of diabetes has alarmed world health organizations to conduct intensive campaign among kinds or the future generation about diabetes. In the Philippines, many organizations exist to help increase diabetes awareness among children. Topping the list is the Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation, which put up a Diabetes Clinic to meet the growing needs of educating a diabetic client. Apart from establishing a comprehensive diabetes education program in the Philippines, this foundation also instituted the CAMP COPE (Children Overcoming Diabetes Problems Everywhere). This camp provides a training program designed for diabetic children to allow them to learn how to live independently in spite of their disease. The camp not only provides adventurous camping vacation for insulin dependent diabetes but allows them to learn and experience to manage their disease independently. It also allows them to mingle with other children with diabetes to build their self-esteem and improve and social lives.

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Essential Oils for Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Aromatherapy or the use of essential oils can be generally beneficial to all people. For people with diabetes, essential oils that are especially used are those which help assist with improving circulation, which is a common problem among diabetics. Here are essential oils for diabetic patients.

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Butter good for diabetics?

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Butter, a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking, is not good for diabetes because managing diabetes entails watching carbohydrates particularly the total fat and type of fat that a diabetic patient eats. Thus it is important for diabetic patients to eat less saturated and trans fat which are unhealthy fats.

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Lipid Profile and Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

There exists a correlation between lipid peroxidation with the complication of diabetes mellitus. Good metabolic control of hyperglycemia will prevent in alteration in peroxidation and the lipid metabolism. In lay man’s term, this means that diabetes tends to lower “good” cholesterol levels and raise triglyceride and “bad” cholesterol levels, which results to diabetic dyslipidemia, which can increase a patient at risk for premature coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis or the clogging of the arteries.

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Skin Disorders and Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

People with diabetes should be aware of the potentially serious skin problems related to the disease, which can be managed with early diagnosis and treatment. Diabetic skin disorders are primarily rooted to poor blood circulation and the inability of the skin to receive proper nutrition to fight off diseases and bacteria, to which it is most vulnerable because of its constant exposure to them.

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Sambong for Diabetes

March 1, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Alibum, Lakad-bulan, Alimon or Lalakdan; Sambong or Blumea camphor is a shrub or weed that is famous as a natural herbal medicine similar to marijuana because it can also have hallucinogenic effects when excessively consumed. With a scent and taste like camphor, Sambong had been used for cleansing the kidneys to treat kidney stones, wounds and cuts, rheumatism, anti-diarrhea, anti-spasms, colds and coughs and hypertension.

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Shrimp and High Blood Pressure

March 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Shrimp is a type of sea food which is known to elevate cholesterol levels. A serving of 3.5 ounces of shrimp has approximately 200 mg of cholesterol. That’s a full day’s allotment for a person with heart disease. For everyone else, that is 100 mg short of the 300 mg limit. This makes shrimp a no-no for people with high blood pressure.

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