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Root Crops and Diabetes

October 31, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Root Crops posts as an ideal substitute for rice especially for people with diabetes. Rice, which is the staple food of Filipinos has been considered risky for people with diabetes because it can increase blood sugar levels. This is especially true because diabetic patients usually suffer from an abnormally voracious appetite for rice. Rice is the main source of carbohydrates and energy of many Filipinos but for the diabetic, this may be risky.

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Holloween Tips for Parents with Diabetic Kids

October 30, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Halloween brings not only thoughts of witches, ghosts, spirits and jack-o-lanterns but also of candies, chocolates, lots of gooey treats and parties! For parents with a diabetic child, Halloween could spell disaster as you worry about your child getting left out on all the fun that the season brings; wondering if your child could join in on the fun of trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities.

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Red Light Therapy for Diabetics

October 29, 2012 Category :Physical Wellness 0

Light therapy has been in used for treating different ailments and other beneficial effects for over 50 years now. Light is both energy and matter. And the tiny particles of matter that constitutes light called photons are what is used healing. There are different light therapies that are available which essentially depend on the wavelength of the light used and applied for different purposes because different proteins in the human body absorb and react to different wavelengths. The photons absorb by the body tissues are transformed into Adenosine Triphosphate or ATP, which is a type of energy cells use to fuel cellular metabolism such as the synthesis of DNA & RNA. The same energy is used for repairing or regenerating cells by facilitating cell reproduction and healing.

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Laser Biochelation in the Philippines

October 27, 2012 Category :Physical Wellness 1

Today, people live in a very toxic environment. They are relentlessly incessantly bombarded and exposed to different chemicals every minute of their lives. The air people inhale may be polluted with different chemicals especially carbon from exhausts of vehicles. Even the food we eat had been subjected to fertilizers and pesticides. Processed foods and canned goods contain heavy metals. Drinks such as tea, cocoa and coffee can contain cadmium and nickel. Even the water we drink can be polluted. People are also exposed to different chemicals placed directly in the bodies such as perfumes, hygienic products (deodorant, soap, shampoo) make up and other pollutants. Still others have vices such as cigarette smoking or liquor drinking.

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Tradition and Technology

October 25, 2012 Category :General Wellness| Health Watch| People and Places 0

The wisdom of East healing traditions combined with technological advancements of Western medicine may be just the antidote for a sick world.

Most clinics offer water in the waiting area. If you’re lucky, you can choose between hot or cold water. When I noticed that water in this clinic was contained in red, yellow, and blue containers as part of “color therapy”, I knew I’d be in for a treat.

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Road to Curvature

October 24, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

A “coca-cola body” is what most women want to have. Those wide hips and well-defined curves are said to be the defining characteristics sought after by women on a regular basis. While there are those who don’t have to worry because they were graced with good genetics, particularly having wide hips, a large portion of the female population is on the problematic side of traversing the road to curvature.

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Beath Down Stress with Drumrobics!

October 22, 2012 Category :Fitness| Stress Busters 0

A new workout is gaining popularity for effectively combining the health-benefits of aerobics with the brain-therapeutic elements of playing the drums.

The workout – aptly named “Drums Alive” – consists of one hour, non-stop session of moving to the sound of heart-pounding music, all while beating an exercise ball senseless using drumsticks.

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Coffee for Everybody

October 21, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

The handcrafted drink and community feel of Tully’s Coffee is a must-have for all.

Hailing from the coffee captial of the world, comes a new coffee shop that is definely for any one of any age. A friendly joint that used to only be found in Seattle is now here in the Philippines. Meet Tully’s Coffee.

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How to Thicken Skin on Legs

October 18, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the early and identifiable signs of diabetes is the development of leg rashes and similar skin problems such as shin spots and allergies which can be attributed to bacterial and fungal skin infections. Most diabetics are initially concerned with the aesthetics of the skin as the thinning of the skin makes it look older. The thinning of the skin is primarily caused by the reduction of collagen and elastin. While the thinning of the skin is normal as one gets older, the typical remedy to prevent or at least delay its occurrence by regularly applying creams and lotions to the skin.

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Diabetes and Kidney link

October 17, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

There is a direct link between diabetes and kidneys. Diabetes mellitus or the uncontrolled diabetes is the principal cause of kidney failure. In fact, majority of kidney transplant patients suffer some form of diabetes. Kidney is an essential body organ who main function is to remove waste and other toxic materials from the blood. In case of diabetics, the kidneys play the role eliminating excess sugar (glucose) in the blood. Sugar or glucose molecules are relatively larger than the waste molecules that the kidney usually filters.

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