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Teaching Kids about Diabetes

December 28, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Educating patients and their relatives about diabetes is critical for the effective management of the disease. However, children typically don’t respond to the same tactics used to persuade adults to make necessary dietary modifications. As such, it is important for nutrition professionals to adopt creative strategies to help teach young clients about diabetes. Here are some techniques that can help.

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Helping Patients Cope with Diabetes

December 25, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes is a life altering disease that can be depressing to people, which can contribute in worsening one’s condition. It is therefore important for relatives and friends to help a loved one cope with diabetes.

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Detox Drinks in the Philippines

November 27, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Detoxification is the process of removing toxin substances from a living organism, especially to the human body. This also pertains to the withdrawal process during which an organism like a person returns to homeostasis after long-term use of an addictive substance e.g. drugs and liquor. The process of detoxification can be achieved by many natural means such as by exercising and consuming detoxifying food.

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Igan Foundation Arnold Clavio

November 21, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Igan Foundation is a non profit non government organization whose mission is to help the community primarily less privileged children with sickness. In particular, Igan Foundation is focused on helping children with diabetes.

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Herbal Gallstone Solution

November 17, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gallstones are hardened cholesterol or any other mineral that accumulates in the bile often cause by excessive bilirubin. It can be as small as a grain of salt or as large as a golf ball. Gallstones cause pain especially when urinating or peeing because as the stone travel through the bile duct, it block or obstruct the duct that transports bile from the liver to the small intestine. The pain results from the building up or pressure or inflammation along the bile.

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Child Obesity Philippines

November 14, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Child obesity in the Philippines is a silent plague. Many children are suffering from obesity especially among middle class families. This can be attributed to many reasons. First off, the problem of obesity in the Philippines is veiled by the prevalence of malnourished children in impoverished rural areas. Because of this, there a perceived wrong conception that malnourishment is the bigger problem than obesity.

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Diabetes Management for Filipinos

November 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

One for every 25 Filipino adult is diabetic. Diabetes is a disease that many Filipinos suffer but is not given much attention. The rise of diabetes among Filipinos can be attributed to our food culture and lack of sense of urgency on the issue. For the former, rice is the staple food in the Philippines and eating pork has been part of our diet. Secondly, with the advent of many different processed foods from sodas, imported canned goods, chocolates and fast food, Filipinos have found a new way to indulge themselves to food. For the latter, most Filipino diabetics are not alarmed of the disease. Many Filipinos simply consider diabetes as a problem that goes with age.

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Vegan Diet for Diabetics

November 12, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

A vegan diet does not treat diabetes but it will definitely help in managing the disease and prevent its complications from occurring. A key to managing diabetes is proper diet and the vegan diet is ideal to help diabetics in controlling weight, avoid diabetes-associated complications and even help make the body to become more responsive to insulin.

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Banana Saba for Diabetics

November 3, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

The Saba banana is a type of banana that originated the Philippines. While most bananas are eaten raw, the Saba banana is commonly cooked in different menus although it can also be eaten raw. The saba banana is usually used to make banana cue, boiled and added sugar syrup to make golden banana or simply fried. These banana food preparations are usually eaten as snack, merienda or desert. However, the banana can also be added in pochero and other native Filipino cuisines. The saba banana bud or puso ng saging is also cooked like a vegetable which is commonly included in sinigang and kare kare.

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Ampalaya and Kidney Disease

October 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Commonly known as bitter melon, balsam pear/ apple, bitter/ carilla gourd, momordica, cerasee and karela, Ampalaya helps in preventing kidney disease or Nephropathy by acting a as effective food supplement for lowering blood sugar or glucose in order to manage diabetes which in turn can result to kidney disease if not properly managed.

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