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When the Time to Retire is Not Yet Right?

July 11, 2019 Category :People and Places| Retirement Tips 0

A resounding NO! comes from Dr. Milagros de Lara when asked if she’s already on the road to retirement. Dr. de Lara—an adult cardiologist, hospital administrator and president of the Board of Trustees of the Mt. Carmel Medical Center in Bocaue, Bulacan—says that while some of her medicine school classmates are already on their way to a retiree’s life, her time to do so hasn’t come just yet.

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Going Green

July 10, 2019 Category :People and Places| Stress Busters 0

As cliché as it may seem, women have been associated with knitting, doing household chores, and yes, gardening. In movies, they’ve portrayed women tending their gardens, watering their plants, and taking out the weeds. Some even take great lengths to make them grow healthy and super green, by talking to them and making them listen to Mozart or Tchaikovsky.

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Organic Foods

July 9, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Organic foods are made according to certain production standards set by a country. For example, in the United States, the National Organic Program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in charge of the definition of organic in the United States and does organic certification.

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Skin Care Products for Diabetics

July 8, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Thelma has been a diabetic for as long as she could remember. Aside from suffering from the typical blood sugar worries, having an unusual parched and scaly skin comes second on her worry list.

Added to that, she was told that a mere crack in her skin caused by dryness may lead to infection and potentially worse complications such as amputation or gangrene.

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Immunization in Diabetes

July 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

People with diabetes can have abnormalities in their immune function. This puts them at greater risk of infection and its complications including repeated hospitalization and death. Immunization can boost their resistance against certain infections as well as reduce hospital admissions and life-threatening illnesses. Below are some recommendations related to immunization.

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Fruit Ice

July 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Anytime of the year is a great time to enjoy our local iced specialties from halo-halo to mais con hielo.  Even specialty ice shops have come up with their own versions that range from simple fruits to decadent chocolate creations.  Here is a take-off offering fresh fruit versions without the extra cholesterol.

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Going Bananas

July 5, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Instead of frying saba like the typical Banana Q or Turon versions, try this healthy baked version that adds something different with more flavors and crunch to it

Yield: 10 servings

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Pinoy Munchies

July 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Who says that Filipino meriendas are always rich and laden with calories and cholesterol?  With a few simple changes, Pinoy snacks can taste so much better and ease our health concerns as well.

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Ala Leche Flan

July 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of the best leche flan he or she has tasted.  But chances are high that these creamy concoctions may not always offer the best for our health.  Here is a healthier rendition that is sweet yet not too sweet.

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Pancit Molo

July 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Nothing beats a heartwarming serving of pancit molo any afternoon.  Piping hot with molo balls topped with toasted garlic flakes, this is the best treat for anyone.  Savor this version that uses ground chicken instead of pork, making it an even more enjoyable treat.

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