Birth Control Pills and Diabetes

January 30, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

There exists a close link between blood sugar level and the incidence of birth defects in the offspring as well as miscarriage among women with diabetes. Hence, it is important for diabetic women to be especially cautious in getting pregnant. Unfortunately, some methods of contraception particularly the use of birth control pills can have an effect on blood sugar making it harder for diabetic women to control their diabetes. Thus, it is important for diabetic women to consult doctors before taking pills.

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Herbal Cure for Constipation

January 15, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Constipation is a condition characterized by infrequent bowel movements wherein stools are characterized as dry, hard and difficult to pass. Constipation can affect a person’s health because excreting body waste is an important regular activity for human else, the waste and toxins in it can contaminate or poison the body in the long run. A person suffering from constipation however need not worry because there are many herbal remedies for constipation.

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Health Benefits of Guyabano

January 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Guyabano or soursop a is a native edible fruit in the Philippines which is popular for its unique enjoyable flavor which has the sweetness of strawberry and sourness of a pineapple. Aside from enjoying the food however, Guyabano is a healthy fruit because it is rich with different vitamins and minerals. For one, it is rich in vitamin C and B vitamins thiamin, riboflavin and niacin. It also has Iron, Phosphorus, Calcium, Carbohydrates and Fiber.

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Calamansi for Weight Loss

January 14, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Calamansi or golden lime is a small citrus fruit popular in the Philippines and primarily used as condiment. It is usually added to soy sauce or fish sauce as well as directly to dishes to provide sour taste or flavour to food. As a citrus fruit, calamansi is also used to make juices.

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Tomato Juice Health Benefits

January 12, 2015 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Tomato is a very popular vegetable used by people in their dishes. Filipinos usually eat them raw as a condiment. Tomatoes are actually a kind of fruit berry. Aside from the variety of recipes or viands that can be made using tomatoes, it is also made in to a juice by extracting or squeezing its fluid from the fruit. The juice is rich, tasty, and filled with health benefits.

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Health Benefits of Niyog Niyogan

January 11, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon Creeper and Quiscual, Niyog-niyogan is a large climbing, woody shrub that is native in Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines that grows up to 20 feet with rounded leaves and fragrant and colorful flowers of white, red, reddish purple, pink red to orange. It also has an edible fruit with black seeds.

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Facts about Insulin Spray

January 10, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The concept of Insulin Spray was similar to like the ones asthmatic people use finally became a reality in the 1990’s. Like the inhaler, insulin spray is sprayed by a diabetic patient to take in fine insulin powder into lungs that in turn enters the blood through tiny blood vessels. This makes it more convenient for diabetics to administer insulin without the use of needles. Unfortunately, the nasal insulin spray has not received FDA approval for release because it is still under further study.

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Top 20 High Fiber Food

November 8, 2014 Category :General Wellness 0

Fiber is one of the most important nutrition that we can get from natural food.  It can help lower blood sugar for diabetics, cut cholesterol for hypertensive and obese individuals, and may even prevent cancer in general. For many people, fiber is especially important for attaining a lean, slim and sexy body.  Here under the top 20 high fiber food. » Continue Reading

Saluyot Health Benefits

November 2, 2014 Category :Healthy News 1

Saluyot, jutes or Corchorus olitorius is an edible leafy vegetable that is widely found Philippines. This plant is so common that it is mistaken as weed in the Philippines. Unknown to many however, saluyot has long been used as food staple since ancient times by Jewish people and Egyptians. It has been grown since 6000 B.C. and accordingly was eaten by Cleopatra for its health and beauty benefits.

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What is a Diabetic Charm?

November 2, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

A diabetic charm is small ornament worn as a necklace or bracelet that basically provide information that the wearer is diabetic and thus require special health needs. This would help guide other people on how to deal with the wearer in case suffers from a diabetic attack like hypoglycaemia, vertigo among others. Diabetes is a disease that requires continuous specialized care and the diabetic charm would inform people in advance that wearer is diabetic.

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