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Vegetable Skewers

November 30, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Grilled vegetable sticks make for a festive side dish instead of the traditional barbecue.  Play around with the vegetables you use by adding seasonal vegetables available, from young corn or even portabello mushrooms.  Enjoy it with a different blue cheese dressing or go Filipino with a touch of barbecue flavored sauce.  Use lemongrass sticks for a different flavor.

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Salmon Bake

November 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This delicious baked dish is certain to please everyone in the family.  The gratin mixture on top makes for a crunchy bite that leaves everyone savoring for more.  It is quite difficult to believe that this dish can be prepared in no time at all.  Perfect for holidays and beyond.

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Oven Baked Spring Rolls

November 28, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Update the Vietnamese spring roll with this baked version that is filled with a lot of healthy fillings. Or improve this version with bite-sized dumpling versions that can be baked, steamed or boiled. The dipping sauce provides a fiery and tangy counterpoint for the dish.

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A Merry Low Carb Christmas!

November 27, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Christmas is one of the most awaited seasons of the year. A huge part of it is due to the numerous Christmas gatherings that bring together friends and family to celebrate the yuletide season. But while most of us look forward to the mounds of food arrayed on the buffet, those seeking healthier low carb options need not despair. Here are some tasty treats that offer a healthy alternative for the Christmas season that everyone can enjoy. » Continue Reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Diabetics

November 26, 2018 Category :People and Places| Stress Busters 0

Light up the holiday season of diabetics by giving them gifts that promote good health and provide them encouragement. Here are some presents that would surely bring them Yuletide cheer.

Blood Glucose Meter
Any diabetic patient would appreciate an upgrade of his/her existing blood glucose meter. The advanced features of newer meters allow patients with diabetes to test blood sugar levels faster, with smaller samples and on several different sites.

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Promoting Filipino Healthy Lifestyle

November 25, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

More than a decade ago, Filipinos were unaware of a silent killer called obesity. They simply took having a round belly and a rotund physique lightly. Unfortunately, obesity could lead to a string of problems—from simple mobility problems to serious complications including diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Crowning Cory

November 24, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

An air of sophistication fills the air the moment Cory Quirino steps into a room. Merely looking at her would completely explain how she has become an image of timeless exquisiteness. And in her advocacy to help people achieve beauty inside and out, she has effectively inspired millions of viewers, readers, and followers. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes in the Workplace

November 23, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Even if you’re afflicted with diabetes, you should never think that this could hinder you from living a normal life. You can be a productive member of society and be an indispensable part of the workforce. Here are some very important things to keep in mind, for employers and employees alike, to be able to have a healthy working relationship at the office: » Continue Reading

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Heart-Healthy Diet

November 22, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Knowledge of what to eat is good practice for a healthy heart. However, practicing the knowledge of what to eat is tough, especially when it involves changing your eating habits. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of chronic diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (especially the arteries), and can be acquired from our eating habits that started during our childhood days. Well, it is never too late—we have to take steps to start.

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Going Sugar-Free

November 21, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

History has it that when Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortos reached Tenochtitlan in 1519, he noted the vast quantities of a mysterious dark beverage that the then-Aztec emperor Monteczuma consumed and how it was carefully whipped by his attendants beforehand. The beverage, he later discovered, was made from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree, which has been cultivated for as early as 1,100 B.C. in Mexico and Central and South America. » Continue Reading

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