Hypoglycemia: More Sugar Please?

December 29, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Do you regularly have headaches? Does your heart race? Are you irritable before meals? Do you feel confused or unable to make a decision? Are you constantly hungry? Are you always tired? Like Hollywood celebrities Burt Reynolds and Merv Griffin, you may be suffering from hypoglycemia, popularly known as “low blood sugar.” » Continue Reading

AFES Congress

December 28, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

For the third time, the Philippines played host to the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES) Congress, bringing together endocrinologists in the ASEAN region as well as from other parts of the world. With the theme “Linking Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology”, the 2005 AFES Congress took place at the Philippine International Convention Center from December 7 to 10, 2005.

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Surge of Female Sexual Problems

December 27, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 0

Pinky, 49, a type-2 diabetic and a doting mother of three has been complaining that she could not function well sexually. She is unable to reach orgasm, feels pain during intercourse and has dwindling interest in having a sexual experience. All along, she has thought of these as just menopausal symptoms, ignoring them although they have been causing her distress. But what she does not know is that she could be experiencing female sexual dysfunction.

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Chocolate Mousse

December 26, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Make everyone’s favorite dessert with less of the sugar and more of the flavor.  We added a bit of brown sugar (use muscovado if you can find it) but the chocolate itself is a dark sweet sugar-free chocolate version.

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Seafood Lasagna

December 25, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Tomatoes are know as pomme l’amour or the fruit of love.  In this season of hearts, we put a twist to the classic tomata pasta lasagna by adding other “heart”-full of ingredients such as tuna and shrimps.  It’s an easy dish to make for two or two dozen.

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Creamy Mushroom Soup

December 24, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Give your classic soup a twist by preparing it without the cream that everyone is accustomed to.  Instead, add more mushrooms that will increase the flavor.  Play around with other mushrooms that are available for the season.  The secret to this great-tasting soup is a good vegetable stock base.  It may take some time to make but can be used for a long time in the freezer.

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Caesar Salad

December 23, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Nothing will beat the “king” of salads when it comes to taste.  Invented by Caesar Cardini, an immigrant from Tijuana, Mexico in the 1920s for a group of Hollywood stars, its lasting flavors may have undergone some innovation, but this recipe still remains as close to the original as it was then.

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Food For the Heart

December 22, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Valentine’s means looking back at your precious relationships and taking time out to cherish the present.  We go back to classic recipes and updates them for the health concerns of everyone.  That means low-sodium, low sugar but still a lot of flavor to share with your loved one.  Share your heart and a heart-felt meal with that special person. » Continue Reading

The Nurturing Women

December 21, 2017 Category :Healthy News| People and Places 0

Traditionally, Filipinas have been bound to stay home to care for the young, elderly and sick members of the family. Known for being warm, hospitable and affectionate, many women have thus been limited to household activities while men provided the basic needs of the family. Over the years, the societal role of women started to change. Currently, women play a significant role in the labor force. In fact, they are given the equal opportunity to seek livelihood for their kin. » Continue Reading

Mrs. Pure Energy

December 20, 2017 Category :Healthy News| People and Places 0

She used to dislike Yoko Ono. She was one of the many who thought that the Japanese girl was not good enough for the British pop star John Lennon. When she married one of the biggest names in the music industry, she realized how Yoko felt. She got exposed to the life of a pop star – constant media attention, fans who wanted a piece of her husband and who were not eager to share their idol with her. Such is the life of Angeli, wife of Gary Valenciano. For more than two decades, Angeli has taken care of Gary personally and professionally and it sure looks like she is doing a very, very good job. » Continue Reading