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Santol Good for Diabetics

September 25, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Santol fruit is round yellow fruit with a white juicy sweet sour soft sub acid tissue. When the fruit is not ripe, the flesh is even sourer.

The sourness of the fruit is not what makes santol good for diabetics. Instead, the santol is good for diabetics because it is fiber rich and has a low glycemic index. Fruits with low glycemic index are fibrous and the fiber slows down its digestion which in turn regulates or prevents blood sugar levels to increase. The fiber curtails the absorption of sugar into the blood. Thus, the santol is fruit good for diabetics primarily because of its low glycemic index. Incidentally, the fruit is also great for people attempting to lose weight.

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Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

September 1, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Mushrooms are fungi whose fleshy and spore-bearing fruiting body can be used as a vegetable. However, there are poisonous mushrooms hence it would be important to consult a botanist or a nutrition expert before picking any mushroom sprouting in your garden and eating them. Of its 14,000 species, 1,400 are actually poisonous.

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Diabetes Clinics in Manila

January 27, 2013 Category :Healthy News 1

As diabetes becomes an epidemic disease, especially among Filipinos, practically all of the leading hospital institutions in Metro Manila has a endocrinologist or a diabetic specialist in their rolls. Many Filipinos, however, remain undiagnosed, or worse are not giving sufficient concern and attention to the fatality of such diseases until it’s too late. That diabetes has become so common, practically all diagnostic testing centers have included sugar testing as part of their standard examination procedures.

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