How to Thicken Skin on Legs

April 6, 2020 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

April 5, 2020 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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Truth about Ampalaya Supplement

April 4, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Ampalaya Supplement is famous food supplement derived from ampalaya plant or the Momordica charantia plant or bitter gourd. This fruit is a rich source of vitamins and minerals and is known for its bitter taste. The bitter taste of ampalaya makes it difficult to eat to some people hence many people resort to taking the ampalaya supplement to enjoy the nutritious benefits of the fruit without the bitter taste.

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Camote and Diabetes

April 3, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Camote or sweet potato is a root crop that is commonly used as a rice substitute in provinces commonly hit by typhoons and where planting rice is not so conducive. As a rice substitute, Camote is rich in carbohydrates, which is our principal source for energy. The leaves of Camote (i.e. camote tops) on the other hand, is also consumed as a leafy vegetable like Kangkong.

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Spa Del Mar: Relaxation + Style

April 2, 2020 Category :People and Places 0

What happens when a classical thought that goes beyond the ancient Greek philosophy and astrology gets blended with modern techniques to achieve ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation? A seasoned set of complete offerings those tranquility and total body-wellness will certainly bring back the good old you and even overhaul your weary self—inside and out!

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Healthy Food in Jollibee

April 1, 2020 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Advocacy 0

Generally, the menu offered in Fast food chains contains excessive amount of calories, which if not properly burned will be stored as fat, which in the long run can cause weight gain and obesity. A typical burger and French fries has combined caloric content of 900 which is already half the amount of calorie intake a person needs in a day.

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Leche Flan with Splenda for Diabetics

March 31, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Leche flan, also known as dulce de leche, is a traditional Filipino custard dessert with a coating of soft caramel on top served warm or cold. Whereas the Filipino recipe included a condensed milk and egg yolks molded in a pan coated with caramel, other variations of the flan in other countries featured the use of coconut or the use of cinnamon stick to add flavor to the flan. An important ingredient to the flan which provides sweet flavor is the sugary brown caramel glaze that adds depth of sweetness to the treat. The caramel glaze is made by simmering & stirring sugar with water.

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Cakes for Diabetics

March 30, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

One of the biggest problems of diabetic patients that can affect their well being is the dietary restrictions that are imposed on them especially in eating sweets. Diabetic patients are refrained from eating sweets because the sugar contained in those sweets can directly increase their blood sugar levels which they body cannot regulate. Fortunately, there are cake recipes that are good for diabetics.

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Anti Obesity Pills

March 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity or fatness is a known and growing problem across the world which has not plagued not only adults but children as well. Obesity is a health risk because of its negative effects in increasing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and even a person’s psychological well being. Thus, medical science is constantly finding ways to combat obesity.

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At Home with Wellness

March 28, 2020 Category :Environmental Wellness| General Wellness 0

Suburban villages may look postcard-pretty with their fresh weather, sprawling lawns, and spacious, single-detached houses that fulfill the idea of a dream home for Filipinos, but with monstrous traffic jams on virtually every avenue leading to the city, going back and forth every day for work is simply too taxing, impractical, and a nightmare!

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