Ampalaya Pandesal

July 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Pandesal which literally translates to “salt bread” in Spanish is a popular type of yeast raised bread in the Philippines that Filipinos usually used as its staple food for breakfast. The bread is mainly made of simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, and salt. The pandesal is commonly eaten by Filipinos by dipping them in the hot coffee and had long served as the main breakfast dish of the common Filipino.

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Ensure: Diabetes Meal Replacement?

July 14, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Including Ensure into one’s diet is an excellent way to get extra nutrients. This health drink is especially useful for people who are unable to eat a complete meal properly like those with certain illness or those recovering from surgery. Ensure is a health drink which a patient can easily consume to supplement one’s meal and allow one to get the required dietary nutrition that one needs. However, to use Ensure as a meal replacement is not advisable especially for a diabetic person.

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Gestational Diabetes Risk per Trimester

July 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Gestational diabetes pertains to condition of high blood sugar levels among pregnant women. The impaired glucose intolerance is caused by hormonal changes during pregnancy. This means that pregnant women have tendency to have blood sugar levels higher than normal, which is described as gestational diabetes but not really the disease diabetes. Gestational diabetes especially manifest itself at the later part of pregnancy specifically at the third trimester. Gestational diabetes is caused by the temporary insulin resistance is caused by increase hormones in the placenta through which the baby is fed by the mother in her womb.

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Top Philippine Healthy Restaurants

July 12, 2020 Category :People and Places 0

When it comes to healthy restaurants, it is actually one’s personal choice of food which makes the place healthy. For instance, one can eat at any restaurant in Malate Manila and make the dining experience healthy by choosing the healthy food menu offered in the resto. One also needs to refrain from indulging in eating which is unhealthy as well. Thus in general, any restaurant can be healthy. It really depends on the diner.

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Diabetology Training Philippines

July 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetology is a specialized field of endocrinology that specifically focuses on the diagnosis, treatment management and even research of diabetes mellitus. Because of the continuing growth of diabetic cases around the globe, which is gradually becoming a silent killer, a clinical science was created in order to focus on the disease. It is believed that 100 million people is plagued with this disease and another 100 million more remained undiagnosed.

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Diabetic Itchy Shins

July 10, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Itchy Shins pertains to the uncomfortable prickly feeling that a person experience at the shin, or the area below the knee. The itchiness is a kind of skin irritation characterized by flaky skin, redness and rashes in the area. There are different Causes of Itchy Shins from simple causes like insect bites, old age, hygiene or sun exposure to complex and threatening diseases such as dehydration, dermatitis and most of all diabetes.

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Spearmint Tea for Diabetes

July 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A spearmint tea is prepared simply by immersing spearmint leaves (from the plant Mentha spicata or Yerba Buena) in boiling water. Menthol which is extracted primarily from leaves of mint plants like eucalyptus and spearmint generally helps in lowering blood sugar levels. However, even if mint teas can effectively lower blood glucose levels, it is not generally advise for diabetic patients to drink mint teas in general on a regular basis because the menthol can restrict or obstruct with regular diabetic medications which may even caused further damage. Moreover, the lowering of blood sugar levels can be reduced at critical levels resulting to hypoglycemia, which is itself deadly. Diabetic patients should therefore drink spearmint tea under the supervision of a physician.

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Chicken Liver for Diabetics

July 8, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Chicken Liver is one of the best and nutritious parts of the chicken. It is cooked in different ways such as by adding it in pansit, adobo, menudo and other local delicacies. Chicken liver is especially popular for vitamin K, which is helpful for blood clotting. When one is wounded, blood clotting occurs during which platelets of the blood stick together to cover would and prevent continuous bleeding thereby allowing the wound to heal.

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Insulin Plant Tea

July 7, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The term Insulin Plant Tea refers to many different herbs that people claim to have healing or beneficial effects especially for diabetes. Chief of which is the plant called Costus igneus / Costus Pictus. According to the International Journal of Ayurveda Research, extracts of the Costus igneus plant help lower blood sugar level or dexamethasone-induced hyperglycemia in rats. The ability of the plant to help real people with real diabetics is yet to be proven by any study or experiment.

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Sugar Free Cakes for Diabetics

July 6, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Having the illness of Diabetes is the number one cause of mortality all over the world. Complications and other related culprits in having this kind of illness is the source of collapsing of the internal organs of the body. Lifestyle and other sources of unhealthy way of life sometimes is the cause of having this disease. That is why eating healthy foods or mainly the right amount of food in moderation is recommended, especially for those who have their history in their family of having one.

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