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February 20, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gadgets have become this generation’s ubiquitous figure. Much like a famous mouse in four-fingered gloves created by Walt Disney, gadgets can now be seen everywhere, in all shapes and sizes. There are the bulky DSLRs, hanging down people’s necks like a morbid accessory; the laptops, slowly invading coffee shop tables and mall benches; the iPhones, iPods, MP3 players and the countless touch-screen devices that, when combined, could light up a whole theater and ruin everyone’s viewing experience. Yes, gadgets have also made their way into the office setting, on the screen of a bored employee’s iPad, waiting for rush hour to end by flicking a birdendlessly through the air with a virtual slingshot.

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The Science of Siesta

February 18, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Temptation is at hand as one thinks about curling up on the desk, escaping from the noise, and refreshing both mind and body by catching a few Z’s in the afternoon. This is Siesta, a part of Filipino culture seen in many Latin American countries and Spain.

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New Exercise Guidelines for Diabetics

February 17, 2020 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

Having type 2 diabetes is no joke. It requires proper maintenance with your medicine, thorough care, and examination of one’s eating habits and daily activities.

People with diabetes should not forget to keep fit, too. We compiled some of the new exercise guidelines recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Below is a list of exercise tips for people with diabetes:

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Bread Time Story Minus the Sugar

February 16, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Some time ago back to the Neolithic era, the first slice of bread, probably made from roasted, ground cereal grains and water, was produced. Historians noted that accidental cooking or deliberate experimentation with water and grain flour led to this evolution of bread. Through the practical means of producing it—with just flour, yeast, salt, and water—bread is one of the oldest prepared foods that exists until this day.

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Diabetes in the Young

February 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes used to be the illness of our parents and grandparents. Currently, however, the number of children, adolescents and young adults getting diagnosed with diabetes is increasing. As in older adults, there are several types of diabetes in young people. These consist of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus plus a third type defined by single gene mutations-monogenic diabetes.

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Lose Weight by Sleeping Well

February 2, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

If you want to lose weight, then you better have a good sleep every night. Although regular exercise and a healthy diet are very important, evidence is growing that sleep is a powerful regulator of appetite, energy use and weight control.

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Empowering Patients for Change

January 30, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Motivational interviewing (MI) has recently become a topic of great interest in the diabetes behavioral field. It has been applied to the management of a wide range of target behaviors, including addictive behaviors, HIV risk reduction, eating disorders, criminal justice case management, fruit and vegetable intake, exercise, and major psychiatric disorders. Also, several authors have identified its potential role in the management of diabetes.

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Miracle in Milk

January 17, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

In the ongoing battle to save people from harming themselves through their damaging diets, kefir revealed itself as a wellness jewel. Kefir is an ancient, nutritional and therapeutic complete living food which originated from a village known for long and healthy lives in the Caucasus Mountains at the border of Europe, Russia, Asia, and Middle East a thousand years ago.

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Tapping the Miracle Brain

January 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

It is time to control your destiny. Don’t leave your intelligence level or your creativity to the genes that your parents gave you, because contrary to common belief, the brain evolves according to how we nourish it.

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Yoga Improves Mood

January 2, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Feeling in good spirits after doing some yoga? It might not be just the fresh air or the stretching.

A study revealed that yoga has a positive effect on a person’s mood due to a chemical it helps release in the brain. The chemical, which, is called gamma-aminobutyric acid (or GABA) regulates nerve activity and can prevent mood or anxiety disorders.

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