Callaloo and Diabetes

June 14, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Every Filipino should be familiar with laing, that leafy, creamy, spicy delicacy from Bicol Region that burns the delighted palates of every discerning foodie. But did you know that laing may have a hand in helping prevent diabetes? That’s because of one of its ingredients – the taro or gabi leaf, also known as callaloo.

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Fiber Diet and Diabetes

April 3, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases manifested by prolonged increased glucose (blood sugar) in the blood either caused by decreased insulin production or the bloods resistance to insulin. Common symptoms of high blood sugar are frequent urination, increased hunger and increased thirst.

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Herbal Remedies for Neuropathy

March 24, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition wherein the peripheral nervous system is damaged. The nerves are responsible for transmitting information to and from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. This can result to loss of feeling or numbness, pain, and also the inability to control muscles. The most common sources of neuropathy involve injuries, infections, metabolic disorders and exposure to toxins. Diabetes is also one of the causes of neuropathy. Just like any other condition, the treatment for peripheral neuropathy varies depending on the severity and also on the cause. However, despite this, many people who experiences peripheral neuropathy are finding relief from using herbal remedies.

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Corneal Transplant

March 24, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Cornea is the front part of our eyes. It is the transparent part of our eye that covers the pupil, iris and retina.

Corneal Transplant is a surgical procedure where a portion of our cornea is removed and replaced with a portion of the cornea from a donor. Corneal Transplant also known as keratoplasty is performed 400,000 times in America only. With this numbers, we can only imagine the importance of this procedure.

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Glucagon and Diabetes

February 25, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Individuals with diabetes have a lot to look out for when it comes to managing their blood sugar levels. We commonly hear about people who need insulin to lower glucose levels in their blood, which is a part of what diabetes is all about.

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How to Stop Obesity on Children

January 24, 2017 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity has become a problem of people nowadays. It has been very rampant to the point that most of the children that I have met are already suffering obesity. Obesity has never become a good joke. In fact, people who have this seem to feel deprived about them. Aside from that, they feel inferior and low compared to children who are not obese.

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Reactive Hypoglycemia Signs and Symptoms

January 21, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Reactive hypoglycemia is a state where in a person suffers from low blood sugar after a meal – usually around four hours after eating. Low blood sugar, or medically known as hypoglycemia usually happens while fasting. Signs and symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia may include hunger, weakness, shakiness, sleepiness, sweating, lightheadedness, anxiety and confusion.

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Ginkgo Health Benefits

January 2, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

Ginkgo nuts are edible gametophytes that come from the large and deciduous ginkgo biloba tree. Ginkgo trees are native to East Asia, although it is believed that they have originated in the deep forest of China. This large tree can grow up to 50 meters in height. It is also known as a very hardy plant and can survive under various environmental conditions. Ginkgo biloba trees are also said to be dioeceous, which means that both male and female trees independently exist. Female ginkgo trees produces oval to round fleshy fruit. They are soft and chewy textured nuts that are eaten either toasted, or in dishes belonging to the oriental cuisine because of their nutritional and also, medicinal properties. Nowadays, these trees are planted in as road side trees as ornaments, while also nurtured in nurseries for their leaves.

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Heart Healthy Seafoods

December 10, 2016 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Maintaining a healthy heart is one of the necessities for a person to live an overall healthy lifestyle. People at risk of cardiovascular diseases may as well consider have an active lifestyle, cut down on vices, and get regular check-ups to prevent further health risks.

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Ampalaya for Pimples

October 28, 2016 Category :Healthy News 0

Getting pimples is no simple matter, especially for teenagers who have yet to get used to the changes their skin undergo as they grow up. However, teens and other people who want to have or maintain beautiful skin may find an unlikely ally in everyone’s favorite ampalaya.

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