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Health Benefits of Fresh Lumpia

March 22, 2013 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Lumpia in general are Chinese pastries comparable to popiah which involves placing different ingredients in a roll or wrapper, that is either served fresh or fried. In the Philipines, Lumpiyang sariwa or fresh spring rolls essentially a mix of different minced vegetables that is wrapped in the lumpia roll.

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Health Benefits of Eating Tikoy

March 20, 2013 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Tikoy, also known as Nian gao is the traditional pudding cake that is a delicacy that is served during the Chinese New. This pudding cake is also commonly given by Chinese in the belief that people giving the said pudding cake will receive fortune for the coming year. Tikoy is essentially made of glutinous rice flour, wheat starch, sugar, salt and water. It is made by combing all these ingredients and steaming it. Tikoy is traditionally eaten as is or by frying it.

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Diabetes Sugar Lumps under Skin

March 19, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

The sugar lumps the develop under skin common among diabetic patients is actually termed as lipohypertrophy, a condition characterized by is lump in the skin which is actually a fatty tissue. This fatty lumps usually develops at or around the skin site where insulin is usually injected by the diabetic patient. The diabetes lump is essentially caused by injecting insulin repeatedly into the same area of the skin. The injection of insulin in the same area caused the body to react by accumulating extra fat in the area.

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