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Healthy Soups for the Soul

October 31, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Soup has always had a special place in my heart and stomach – from the time when my Mom would prepare a warm bowl of sopas to chase my ailments away.  All of us will undoubtedly have those sage bits of advice about soup being good for us.  Nutritionists agree with our parents as well, especially if it is a perennial favorite filled not just with those memories of yesteryears, but also full of nutrition and flavor that can be meals in themselves.  Studies have show that soup taken at the start of the meal can slow down the rate of eating, as you fill up the stomach and curtail your appetite.  Here we celebrate with four bowls of heartwarming goodness. » Continue Reading

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Motivational Interviews Help Diabetic Teens

October 30, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

Diabetes is a difficult disease to live with. Diabetics frequently have problems with their lifestyles and with the way they live, work and play for the rest of their lives. But it is significantly harder for children, specifically for teens, to deal with this life-changing disease. Recognizing this, a special technique of counseling has been developed to help Type I diabetic teens keep their sugar levels under control and their anxieties and worries at bay. Called “motivational interviewing,” this counseling technique, designed specifically for teen diabetics, was developed by researchers in the United Kingdom and featured in the journal, Diabetes Care. » Continue Reading

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Food Label Empowers Health-Conscious Consumers

October 29, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

At the front, back and side panels of food packages bearing the food labels, nutrition information is generally in three main areas: » Continue Reading

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Human Embryonic Cells Produce Insulin

October 28, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

A solution to diabetes is finally within reach, according to Geron Corporation, a US-based company that specializes in developing cures for the treatment of cancer and other degenerative diseases. The company has also pioneered the use of human embryonic stem cells for therapeutic claims. With the knowledge that human embryonic stem cells were found to produce insulin, Geron hand-in-hand with Canadian researchers, formulated a technique that restores insulin-producing cells in patients with Type l diabetes. They called this project the Edmonton Protocol. Geron is now working on purifying and perfecting these cells and testing them on animals. » Continue Reading

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Fight Back Brain Attack

October 27, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

One of life’s greatest marvels is the human brain. It coordinates our thoughts, emotions, movement, behavior and sensation. In short, it directs all that we think, feel and do. Its billions of nerve cells are connected to the rest of the body through a network of specialized tissues called the nervous system. » Continue Reading

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Easy Cheesy Eggs

October 26, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Makes 3 servings

Ingredients:

  • Eggs 3 pieces
  • Cream 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon
  • Prepared mustard 1 teaspoon
  • flour, all purpose 3 tablespoon
  • iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • cheddar cheese, cubed 4 ounces
  • cream cheese, cubed 4 ounces

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Banana Pineapple Hawaiian

October 25, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • Pineapple juice (unsweetened) 1 1/2 cups
  • Skim milk powder 1/2 cup
  • Banana 1 piece
  • Vanilla Ice Cream (sugar free) 1/2 cup

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Peanut Butter Shake

October 24, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Peanut butter 1 tablespoon
  • Banana, sliced 1/2 piece
  • Whole milk 1/2 cup
  • Ice cream (vanilla – sugar free) 1 tablespoon

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Heaty Fish Chowder

October 23, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Make 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • Margarine 2 teaspoon
  • Onion, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Celery, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Potato, diced 1 small
  • Carrot, diced 1 small
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Fish fillet, fresh 1-2 pieces
  • whole milk 1 cup
  • Iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Pepper 1/4 teaspoon

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Easy Chews for Denture Wearers

October 22, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Recipes 0

Whether you are a new denture wearer or you have been wearing dentures for years, the experience of wearing dentures has an effect on your nutritional status. Poor nutrition as a result of poor oral health can bring about physical weakness. It can also reduce the efficiency of the immune system making the body less able to fight off diseases and heal wounds particularly among diabetics. » Continue Reading

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