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Healthy Holiday Dining Tips

December 20, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day are just around the corner. It is the time for gift giving, gatherings, reunions, games, romantic dates, and of course banquets of sweet drinks and scrumptious food one after the other. Indeed, what are New Year’s and Valentine’s without good food?

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Biovital Philippines

December 18, 2012 Category :Healthy News 0

The Biovital Philippines are vitamins supplement. There are associated substitute medicine supplements and vitamins of the Biovita Philippines. There are many information and treatment claiming in using this product. When it comes to health benefits and side effects of the Biovita Philippines products, there are no scientific bases at all. But the vitamins supplement claiming to be the best booster in supporting the immune system of the body. The sources come from the Encyclopedia of Natural Health and may contain in supporting the endurance and energy that is related to health issues of a persons. This claim may be vary depending on the type of the user.

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Famous People with Hypoglycemia

December 17, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which one’s blood sugar (glucose) is becomes too low or below 70 mg/dL. This is in contrast to hyperglycemia which is when blood sugar levels becomes to high. Diabetes is a lifelong disease that is particularly associated with high levels of sugar in the blood. However, diabetic patients in general are equally vulnerable to hypo and hyperglycemia because of their body’s inability to regulate blood sugar levels. While diabetes is a life long disease, this should not prevent diabetics from achieving their ambitions and living their lives to the fullest.

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Philippine Society of Diabetologists

December 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

The Philippine Society of Diabetologists (PSD) was founded by Dr. Ricardo Fernando in 1991 in lieu of the increasing incidence of diabetes among Filipinos and increasing number of deaths related to Diabetes among Filipinos. Dr. Fernando is also the founder of the University of the East Institute for Studies on Diabetes. The society is meant to pool health experts, medical professionals, and other scientists who specialized in diabetes in order to create a more collaborative effort among experts to fight off the disease. The Philippine Society of Diabetologists aims in pursing excellence in diabetology, the clinical science of diabetes which included it its diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Diabetology is a subspecialty of endocrinology, which is also a concerned about the potential health impact of and complications of diabetes such as retinopathy or nephropathy, among others.

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Yoga Postures for Diabetes

December 16, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

There are different postures and exercising methods if having diabetes. Rigorous exercise is not applicable for them. That is why certain techniques in doing the exercise are recommended for them to have the knowledge what is best for their needs. Having diabetes is not a hindrance for the sufferers not to have their daily regimen in stretching their bodies as well as for their internal organs to become fit.

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Sandwich Spread and Diabetes

December 13, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Carb counting is an activity the diabetics often engage with in order to watch out their diet and control the nutrition and sugar that they need to regulate in their bodies. Eating sandwiches is one way option for diabetics to get a quick, simple and portable meal option. In eating sandwiches, a typical spread used is the sandwich spread which comes in different flavors like ham, tuna and bacon among others. Generally, one serving of sandwich spread is good. This spread has low cholesterol which is approximated at 58 calories. Moreover, the sandwich spread is also a great source for other nutrition such as Folate, Phosphorus, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Copper and Manganese, among many others. A complete listing of the nutritional benefits of the sandwich spread can be seen in the label including the standard dietary prescriptions. In eating the sandwich spread, diabetic patients should look out for the added sugar and sodium in the spread. Sandwich spread is usually high in sodium or salt approximately 150 mg. Sodium is not necessarily bad but it triggers thirstiness and tend to retain water in the body, which is bad for diabetics.

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Dark Skin on Shins

December 12, 2012 Category :Health Watch 0

The dark pigmentation that appears on the legs especially on the shin or the lower legs just below the knees is principal symptom of Stasis dermatitis which in turn may be caused by venous stasis. Venous stasis is primarily caused by poor blood circulation on the leg part which may result to the accumulation of melanin in confined areas that result to the pigmentation. Aside from the darkening of the skin or brown discoloration, this disease is often accompanied with inflammation, scaling, and swelling. In some instance, the leg hairs are also loss is also due to problematic circulation. If not addressed, this disease can lead to leg contusion or stasis ulcers, varicose veins, and chronic leg pain.

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Plan Your Way to Success

December 10, 2012 Category :General Wellness 0

We’ve all needed to reach a goal at some point in our lives. Whether it’s about losing weight, quitting a habit, or keeping true to a New Year’s resolution, as long as it kept you looking forward to reaching an achievement in your life, you can call it a goal. It’s the drive to keep you moving right on track. Having a goal makes it clear for you to see where to concentrate your efforts and pushes you closer, inch by inch, to where you want to be.

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Aduas Tree

December 10, 2012 Category :Healthy News 0

The Philippines is known for the diversity and richness of its natural resources. Unfortunately, there is minimal research and knowledge of the food potentials of the plant resources that are abundantly available in the country. One of the common trees whose benefits are often neglected is the aduas tree.

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Little Miss Independent

December 8, 2012 Category :Emotional Wellness| General Wellness| Psychological Wellness 0

Situation: A mother, a father, the children, and their children’s children, all living under the same roof. This is a common Filipino household.

But in the digital age of touch screens and video calls, this concept of family tradition has experienced a shift as young adults are now daring to venture out into independent life—single and free—much like those in the western cultures and seen in the movies.

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