Aspartame Bad for Diabetics?

June 28, 2016 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Being a person with diabetes, you have to keep watching what you eat and drink, for you to keep the levels of your blood sugar in check. Not only that, because as part of diabetes management, you also have to maintain your weight. Now, in order to acquire both, you may look for products that are low in sugar, carbohydrates and calories. This sometimes means taking products that contain artificial sweeteners like aspartame. If you are worried about consuming aspartame, consult your doctor and find out if it can be included in your diet plan.

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Top Fruits For Diabetic Patients

June 25, 2016 Category :Healthy News 0

Being particular in what to it seems to be the worst side effect of diabetes. It limits the patient to it what he or she wants. It also creates a notion that diabetic patients are very limited in doing some things. But this is definitely wrong. One good thing about being choosy in the food that diabetic people eat is that they only choose to eat what is healthy and nutritious for them. They get to eat what is best for them. There has been always a better way to live life to the fullest.

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Benefits of Malungai Life Oil

May 21, 2016 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Malunggay plant has always been associated with health and this is purely because malunggay has a variety of health benefits. Although Filipinos are at a convenience of eating malunggay in the form of leaves or fruit, it is also good to know that it is also available in other forms available in the pharmacy. Malungai Life Oil is reported to be a highly concentrated extract acquired from malunggay leaves and seeds.

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Bad Effects of Chicharon

April 23, 2016 Category :Health Watch 0

Chicharon in the Philippines is a snack made by frying dried pork rinds, pork scratching and fat of a pork or pig. It was the Spaniards who presented this snack to the Philippines, and therefore the word chicharon happens to be Spanish.

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Herbal Cure to Unclog Your Arteries

January 27, 2016 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Cardiovascular disease consistently remains as the leading cause of death around the world. In particular, Atherosclerosis or the clogging of the arteries is the no. 1 cause of heart attacks and deaths. Hence, people especially elder people and obese people, who are more prone to this disease should find natural ways of unclogging arteries. Fortunately, there are natural ways to unclog arteries just by eating the right food. Here are some of them.

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Seafood for Diabetes

December 6, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Seafood is a great addition to your meal plan. Apart from being so delicious, seafood also has a lot of health benefits that surely both those who are trying to keep fit and healthy and those who have certain conditions can value. Like for those who have diabetes, fish is a great lean protein source, apart from the fact that it is low in fat and also contains certain vitamins and minerals that are essential for the body.

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners for Diabetics

November 29, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Although it is recommended for people with diabetes to minimize their sugar intake, they don’t really need to be outlawed from sugar. They can still enjoy sweet tasting food without having to worry about carbohydrates and possible increase of glucose in the blood, just by using low-calorie sweeteners. This is one way of reducing sugar intake without losing the taste of food. Keep in mind that diabetics don’t need to go a hundred percent sugar free. Balance is always the key.

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Alugbati for Pregnant Women

November 29, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The well-being of a pregnant woman is very important. A woman who conceives a child needs proper nourishment, and also, needs all the vitamins and minerals she can get in order to sustain her nutritional needs as well as her baby’s. Therefore, it is essential that her food intake should be balanced and nutritional as well. There are a lot of vitamins and minerals a gynecologist can give to a pregnant woman, but still, it never hurts to eat healthy food, especially fruits and vegetables.

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Clanza Side Effects

November 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Clanza is a non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug especially used for treating Rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually taken by patients once a day. However, this popular drug has many side effect or adverse reactions. The majority of side effects are of a minor nature. This included gastro-intestinal disorders like dyspepsia or known as indigestion or heartburn; abdominal pain or the widespread or localized pain to one area of the stomach, such as lower or left side; nausea or the uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Corollary to this, it may also lead to vomiting of the involuntary emptying of stomach). The drug can also result to rashes or changes of the skin color, appearance, or texture, ruber, urticaria or hives, a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. It also results to enuresis or the repeated inability to control urination, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness.

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Leg Cramps and Diabetes

September 6, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of health illnesses worldwide. Among the population of diabetes, 10% of the diagnosed patients have Type 1 Diabetes and 90% have Type 2 Diabetes. The uncontrolled level of glucose can lead to serious complications, and one of which is leg cramps. Leg cramps and diabetes are associated because of hyperglycemia. When there is an abnormal glucose level in the blood, the body reacts causing excessive urination leading to dehydration. When a person has a polyuria, vitamins and minerals such as potassium depleted, which also causes leg cramps. In addition, leg cramps also occur to diabetes person when there is a nerve damaged on the extremities, and this is referred as diabetic neuropathy. When both upper and lower extremities are affected (arms and legs), this is diagnosed as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The complication gets worst when the affected nerves are too damaged. It is either the person feels pain in the legs though there is no stimulation, or the nerves are too damaged that the person can no longer feel any pain.

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