Tuna Hummus Spread

June 14, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A Mediterranean-inspired snack made more suited for the Filipino taste. The tuna spread is made of protein-rich chickpeas or garbanzos and tuna soaked in water to give it a more meaty taste.

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Vegetable Quesadillas

June 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Opt for a healthy option this time with this classic Mexican-inspired vegetable snack. For the tortilla, Chef Junjun recommends to grill the tortilla on top of open flame until it pops. The cottage cheese gives it a creamy flavour which is still “within the constraints of a healthy snack.”

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Aid for Insomniacs

June 12, 2020 Category :General Wellness| Healthy Advocacy 0

It is so frustrating when you try so hard to sleep in order to ready yourself for another busy day but forces beyond your control prohibit you from sleeping. Such is the dilemma of insomniacs. Yet, the problem can be solved. Below are a few, simple things you can do to help you fall into deep, sound slumber and restore that glow in your eyes and skin, and that energy in your body.

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Curried Vegetable Whole Wheat Toast

June 11, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Want something healthy for a quick bite? Chef Junjun shares this recipe which he says is a favorite by many vegetarians. This vegetable-topped toast can be made more flavorful as Chef Junjun recommends curry powder to give it a meaty and “much—needed full bodied taste.”

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No Omega-3 Benefit in Type 2 Diabetes

June 10, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, commonly derived from fish and plant oils, show no beneficial cardiovascular effect in persons with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. In previous studies, omega-3 fatty acids have been noted as a risk-lowering supplement for heart attacks, strokes, and a list of other heart problems. This study however, showed no evidence to suggest the same effect could be seen in type 2 diabetes patients.

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Keeping Fit for Life

June 9, 2020 Category :Fitness| General Wellness 0

Getting fit—and staying fit—isn’t an impossible dream! Aging is inevitable, but this does not mean you have to start leading a sedentary lifestyle. One of the best anti-aging activities you can do for your body is exercise. For years, it has been widely accepted that we start getting slower, weaker, and more fragile with age. But more recently, this has been proven otherwise by studies on the cellular process of aging and the impressive performances of older athletes.

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Mind Over Diabetes

June 8, 2020 Category :Emotional Wellness| Healthy Advocacy 0

Notwithstanding all the artillery man has created for survival through the course of the ages, nothing could be more powerful than what he has been internally blessed with from the beginning—the mind.

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Screening for the Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

June 7, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes, a long-standing disease that may seem to be silent in the early years after diagnosis may not be really silent after all. Ten to 15 years after the diagnosis has been made (sometimes even before diagnosis), the microvascular complications arise because of poorly controlled blood sugars. In the management of diabetes, it is not only blood sugars that we are after; moreover, we are after the prevention of diabetic complications. The direct and indirect effects of high blood sugars on the blood vessels are the major source of hospitalization and even death among diabetic patients; these are called the vascular complications of diabetes.

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TZDs may Reduce Cancer Risk in Diabetes Patients

June 6, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Antidiabetic drugs called thiazolidinediones (TZDs) or glitazones might reduce cancer risk in type 2 diabetes patients according to a new study. Xilin Yang, together with his colleagues from the Chinese University of HongKong, China said that with TZD usage, there was an 83 percent reduction in cancer risk in Chinese patients with Type 2 diabetes.

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Vegan Diet best for Diabetics?

June 5, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetic patients are frequently advised to follow a balanced food plan. Despite the many nutritional benefits of a vegetarian diet however, it has not been fully recommended for people with diabetes as it may not provide enough proteins which are usually acquired from animal and dairy products.

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