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Anti Obesity Pills

March 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity or fatness is a known and growing problem across the world which has not plagued not only adults but children as well. Obesity is a health risk because of its negative effects in increasing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and even a person’s psychological well being. Thus, medical science is constantly finding ways to combat obesity.

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High Fiber Filipino Foods

March 27, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Practically many people are familiar that a healthy diet meal would often involved high fiber foods. This is essentially because fiber is good for digestion. Foods high in fiber are low in fats and calories which if not burned up by the body causes weight gain and obesity. Fibrous foods moreover, takes time for our bodies to digest which keeps us full longer and reduces our predilection to eat. On the other hand, insoluble fiber foods which are not processed in our digestive tract serves as stool binder that helps in our excretion of waste.

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Chicharon and Diabetes

March 25, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Pork rinds, pork scratching, pork cracklings, cuerito or also famously known as chicharon in the Philippines is a snack made by frying the dried skin (rind) and fat of a pork or pig. Incidentally, the local term chicharon was originally from Spain because it was the Spaniards who introduced chicharon in the country.

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Debunking Diet Fads

March 24, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

It has been yet another year where we witnessed the spawn of professional dieters. I the US alone, an estimated 80 million people experiment on diets every year. That number is absurd.

But come on, give them a break. After enduring the countless proportion-slashing, meal-avoiding, and meal-fasting habit, these guys deserve all the respect and the acclamation.

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ISDF Philippines

March 23, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

The Institute for Studies on Diabetes Foundation (ISDF) is a non profit non stock corporation established to campaign, provide, and disseminate information about diabetes including latest discoveries, breakthroughs, trends and activities to its members, medical practitioners and the general society. This is prompted by the mission to empower healthcare professionals the ability to deliver exceptional and compassionate diabetes care to everyone from the patients, their relatives and acquaintances and the general community.

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Filipino Celebrities with Diabetes

March 22, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

According to studies, half a million Filipinos are suffering diabetes and another five million is at risk in contracting the disease. The occurrence of diabetes is so prevalent in the Philippines and it does not discriminate who it will strike. Even many famous Filipino personalities are victims of this deadly disease.

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Diabetes Weak Legs

March 20, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

The weakening of legs refers to the decrease in the power and ability of a person to move one’s legs, which can be attributed to the either the declining power of the muscles to contract or the failing of nerves signals from the brain to command the muscle to contract. In which case, any interruption of nerve signals from the brain to the limb results to leg weakness. In the case of diabetic patients, the weakening of the legs is caused by the latter or nerve damage called proximal neuropathy, which poses the risk of disability.

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Calamansi and Diabetes

March 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Calamansi is a small citrus fruit that is normally used by Filipinos as condiment to add sourness to dishes or as a juice. It has become a popular food among Filipinos not only because of its ability to improve the taste of food but more so because of its healthful benefits. Calamansi is usually added to raw fish (kinilaw) for marinating meat and fish as well as for making refreshing juices. Calamansi is especially known as great source for vitamin C which is helpful in preventing sickness and boosting a person’s immune system. It also helps as a natural kidney enhancer. However, studies show the importance of Calamansi in the food diet of diabetic patients as well as for helping a person reduce weight.

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Singkamas Health Benefits

March 11, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The season for Singkamas or turnips is during summer, which is but a perfect timing for its thirst quenching quality during the summer heat. Turnips are a root crop vegetable that provides low calories. It is therefore the perfect substitute meal for people who want to attain a physically fit body without sacrificing the need for energy for performing strenuous activities. Thus, turnips have become a famous dietary alternative especially for today’s health conscious and body conscious generation.

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Diabetes Risk for Obese

March 9, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity or being overweight posts numerous health problems aside from the psychological impairment that this condition gives to obese people. Obesity moreover, increases the risk of diabetes primarily because the causes for these two types of health condition are related to each other.

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