Queso de Bola Health Benefits

October 18, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Edam cheese or more commonly known as Queso de Bola in the Philippines is a semi-hard cheese that is round in shape and has a yellow interior covered with a coat of red paraffin wax. These qualities help the cheese to age and preserve well. In fact, it extends spoilage period of the cheese which normally hardens in time but its flavor also sharpens. Apart from its taste, these characteristics make the Queso de bola very popular around the world.

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Costus Igneus Health Benefits

October 17, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

More commonly known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag, Costus igneus had been dubbed as the “Insulin plant”, because it was believed to help the body in producing insulin and had since become a popular medicinal herb. In the Philippines, it is known as tabubungiaw.

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Worst Foods for Diabetics

October 16, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The top worst foods for diabetics essentially pertain to food that will spike your blood sugar levels which are then absorbed quickly by the blood that can result to different complications if remained unchecked. This type of food is essentially processed such as white flour and sugar. Hereunder are the top worst foods for diabetics. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Skin Complications

October 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Skin problem complications are common among diabetic patients for having too much sugar in their blood. The high levels of blood glucose makes the body loses fluid that in turn makes the skin dry. The body reacts to diabetes by turning more water into urine for eliminating excessive sugar. Moreover, diabetic neuropathy also causes the skin to dry up because nerves do not activate the sweat glands which could otherwise moisten the skin. The dry skin turns red and sore, with cracks which become a perfect place for Germs to attack and a breeding ground for bacteria and fungi to thrive. Following is a list of common Diabetes skin complications with their brief descriptions. » Continue Reading

ISDFI Advocacy

October 14, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The Institute for Studies on Diabetes Foundation or ISDFI is a society created to provide means and ways for its members, health practitioners, medical researchers and other support organizations and groups to publish, distribute and disseminate the latest information about Diabetes, the latest medical breakthroughs, activities, available services and other accomplishments that relates to diabetes care. The society serves as a venue or melting pot for keeping members both locally and abroad to share their knowledge on the newest medical trends and discoveries in the care, management and treatment of diabetes.

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Aphrodisiacs for Diabetics

October 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

An aphrodisiac is a substance usually food that increases sexual desire and sometimes also enhances sexual pleasure. Diabetic patients both men and women are prone to suffer sexual dysfunction because sexual stimulation entails the need for properly functioning blood vessels and nerves. This is precisely, why some diabetic men, while having the desire for sex fails to have an erection. The only way to manage an erectile dysfunction for diabetic men is through the use of oral medication.

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Glutathione Safe for Diabetes?

October 12, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also known as GSH or Glute for short, Glutathione is a protein substance formed by combining three amino acids: cysteine, glutamic acid and glycine, which is naturally produced by our body for maintaining the electrochemical balance in many cells by neutralizing free radicals and eradicating toxins.

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What is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

October 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also called postprandial hypoglycemia, reactive hypoglycemia pertains to recurring episodes of symptomatic low blood sugar levels among people who do not have diabetes usually occurring after eating meals. Reactive hypoglycemia is believed to be a consequence of excessive insulin release caused by the carbohydrates. This is essentially remedied by raising the glucose by eating for instance sweet foods.

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Benefits of Tae Bo Exercise

October 10, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

Tae Bo is a cardio boxing body fitness system developed by American taekwondo practitioner Billy Blanks in 1976 that integrates Martial Arts and exercise. The term Tae Bo is a combination of tae kwon do and boxing and is an acronym that stands for T for Total commitment to whatever you do, A for Awareness of yourself and the world, E for Excellence, the truest goal in anything you do, B for Body as a force for total change and O for Obedience to your will and your true desire for change.

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Ampalaya Good for Pregnant?

October 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya or bitter melon is a vegetable popular for its bitter taste. In fact, ampalaya had become the traditional example for bitter. Lately, however ampalaya was brought to the people’s attention for its beneficial effect to people with diabetes, which is currently an epidemic in the modern society. Because of this, many people are turning into ampalaya as an herbal supplement in managing diabetes. Since, pregnant women are prone to gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes or glucose imbalance caused by being pregnant, some experts have claimed that ampalaya can be helpful for pregnant women to prevent and control gestational diabetes.

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