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Alugbati Ointment

July 31, 2013 Category :General Wellness| Health Watch 0

Also known as Basella genus, grapes spinach and mushrooms Kwai, Alugbati is a wild smooth herbaceous vine endemic in the Philippines, which is characterized by its pleasant mild spinach flavour that has traditionally been popular to locals for its numerous healing effects. Aside from being a good source of vitamins and minerals (e.g. calcium, iron and vitamins A, B and C) and laxative, to help reduce inflammation and act as a laxative, alugbati leaves can be used for treating ulcers, inflammation of the nose and throat, gonorrhea and balaniti, headaches. Moreover, the sap of the plant may be directly used for cleansing the skin from acne, soothing burns and scalds and other skin irritations. In lieu of its medicinal value for skin treatments, the alugbati is usually made into an ointment for easy application to the affected or infected areas of the skin.

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Romantic Spa in Manila

July 30, 2013 Category :Spa 0

One of the best ways to spend the day, celebrate your anniversary or simply go on a relaxing date with your loved one is by going to a spa together. Going to a spa with your loved one makes perfect sense because being with the company of your special someone is the best way to truly enjoy a stress free and peaceful day in a spa. Following are the best romantic spas in Manila to choose from.

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Crown Legacy Hotel Baguio

July 28, 2013 Category :Physical Wellness| Retirement Tips| Stress Busters 1

Crown Legacy Hotel is a first class hotel at the summer capital of the Philippines established to make everyday a special day in a guest’s visit to Baguio city, the city of pines. This is achieved by providing specialized care in every detail of its services from the staff, facilities to other services. Crown Legacy hotel aims of providing authentic care and comfort to individual guest. Visitors will understand the meaning of Filipino hospitality with its personalized service in the warm and relaxing ambiance of Baguio. It aims of making guest experience a vacation or a momentary stay an enlivening experience that instills well being, and fulfills the dreams of guests.

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Dark Chocolate Good for Diabetes?

July 17, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Believe it or not, Diabetics can still enjoy chocolates.

Research from the University of Hull York Medical School have discovered that dark chocolate is actually safe and beneficial to people with diabetes. The study showed that eating dark chocolates of Diabetics at most 45g of dark chocolate each day have significantly improved their HDL (high density lipoprotein) or good cholesterol which is essentially carries and removes excess cholesterol away from the arterial plaque and back to the liver. A dark chocolate is kind of chocolate that is primarily made cocoa and sugar, without any dairy. Aside from its darker color, it is also known for its distinct bittersweet flavour.

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Antibiotics for Diabetic Wounds

July 16, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the apparent and depressing complications of Diabetes is diabetic wound infections which usually occurs at the foot and lower extremity which has led to amputation. While diabetic foot infections is very common, they are often mismanaged, especially with regard to the use of antibiotics, which may entail know how on the basic diagnostics, culture techniques, pathogenic isolates, and the selection of appropriate antibiotic.

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Fluorescein Angiography Test for Diabetics

July 14, 2013 Category :Health Watch 0

Also known as Retinal photography and Eye angiography, Fluorescein angiography is basically an eye test that utilizes a special dye and camera device to create an image and observe at blood circulation flow in the retina and choroid, in the back of the eye. This test is usually performed to check if the blood circulation in the blood vessels in the retina and choroid are functioning smoothly in order to check eye treatments as well as to diagnose any problems in the eye.

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How to Stop Diabetic Leg Cramps?

July 5, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

People with Type 2 diabetics have a greater chance to suffer leg cramps especially during night time. These cramps is characterized by sudden spasms of leg pain which may sometimes be unbearable and accompanied with shortness of breath, which are often triggered by one’s exposure to chemicals such as gasoline, thinner, rugby, paint, insecticides, and other toxins. A diabetic leg cramps is also often accompanied with shrinking of calf muscles and dry blotchy tan skin. This is normally caused by poor blood circulation in the lower legs, which is a common problem among diabetics.

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What is Diabetall?

July 3, 2013 Category :Health Watch 0

Diabetall is a nutritional food supplement made in India that is especially designed for diabetic people . The Diabetall syrup is a blend of different herbal plants which is primarily has the effect of maintaining balance blood sugar levels.

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Healthy Merienda for Diabetics

July 2, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Food intake is a critical strategy in managing diabetes and eating small snacks frequently in between meals is one way to curb ones appetite and avoid eating heavy dinner especially during lunch and supper. For diabetics, it is important to avoid sugary foods for snacks or merienda. Thus, in eating snacks, it is important to eat anything that is sugar free whether is juice, ordinary mammon, cake, brownies, ensaymada or mousse cake. A choice of different sugarfree snacks can be bought from Goldilocks in most of its branches.

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