Benefits of Glucagon Tablets

March 16, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Glucagon essentially is a hormone created in the pancreas that help increases blood sugar levels. With modern science, chemists have produced glucagon tablets which diabetic patients can take orally to increase their blood sugar levels in case of low blood sugar or hypoglycemia.

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Oysters and Diabetes

March 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A balanced healthy diet is one of the important components to maintain healthful living especially for people with diabetes. Thus, health practitioners provide a list of food that diabetic patients should avoid as well as food choices that one can opt to have. For instance, a diabetic person should avoid refined sugar, meat and dairy products because they are high in fat.

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Philippine Fruits for Diabetics

March 14, 2020 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Recipes 0

Practically all fruits may be permitted in a diabetic diet. What a caregiver or nurse must take in consideration is the amount of carbohydrates in the service size of the fruit because different fruits contain different carbohydrates.

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Calamansi and Diabetes

March 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Calamansi is a small citrus fruit that is normally used by Filipinos as condiment to add sourness to dishes or as a juice. It has become a popular food among Filipinos not only because of its ability to improve the taste of food but more so because of its healthful benefits. Calamansi is usually added to raw fish (kinilaw) for marinating meat and fish as well as for making refreshing juices. Calamansi is especially known as great source for vitamin C which is helpful in preventing sickness and boosting a person’s immune system. It also helps as a natural kidney enhancer. However, studies show the importance of Calamansi in the food diet of diabetic patients as well as for helping a person reduce weight.

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Singkamas Health Benefits

March 11, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The season for Singkamas or turnips is during summer, which is but a perfect timing for its thirst quenching quality during the summer heat. Turnips are a root crop vegetable that provides low calories. It is therefore the perfect substitute meal for people who want to attain a physically fit body without sacrificing the need for energy for performing strenuous activities. Thus, turnips have become a famous dietary alternative especially for today’s health conscious and body conscious generation.

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Diabetic Psychosis

March 10, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Many studies have demonstrated the correlation between mood and psychotic disorders with diabetes, which is generally termed as Diabetic psychosis. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to absorb and use glucose, which is our main source of fuel or energy. The food we eat is broken down to glucose after digestion so that it can be absorbed by our bodies.

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Diabetes Risk for Obese

March 9, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity or being overweight posts numerous health problems aside from the psychological impairment that this condition gives to obese people. Obesity moreover, increases the risk of diabetes primarily because the causes for these two types of health condition are related to each other.

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Tuna Sandwich Spread

March 8, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

“A very healthy snack.  And something that is different from the usual,” describes Chef Junjun as he shares the recipe of this tuna sandwich spread.  Also, he advises that in preparing tuna (for any kind of meal), it is best to “saute it with onion and garlic so that its real taste will come out”.

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Seasoned Mixed Nuts

March 7, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

His personal favorite – Chef Junjun says this snack is “very easy to make and is non-comparable to anything one can buy outside” due to its spiciness and unique flavor from the curry.  But, what makes this snack a beauty is that, “it is good for anyone who is on any kind of a diet,” he adds.

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Light and Easy Snacks Made Healthy

March 6, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Always on the go? Fast food is a big no.

While meals from fast food chains may offer convenience, and cost savings, still, they are not good for one’s health, particularly, for those with diabetes. Thus, Chef Junjun came up with four light snack recipes that are healthy and easy-to-prepare giving people with diabetes a chance not to settle for anything less.

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