Barbecue Pork Bun

May 4, 2022 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Barbecued meat has long been a staple for Filipinos. Here, we do our version using leftover cooked pork tenderloin.

Yield: 2 servings, about 1 cup filling each

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Veggie Reuben Sandwich

May 3, 2022 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of a favorite sandwich and one of mine is a warm Reuben, with its tangy counterparts of sauerkraut and Russian dressing complementing corned beef and Swiss cheese slices. This is a lighter version, with a spinach-and-mushroom filling that is just as tasty as the original.

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Mediterranean Tuna Panini

May 2, 2022 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone loves a tuna sandwich and here we offer a tuna filling with a little Mediterranean flair.

Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 can Light tuna chunk, drained
  • 1 piece tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped artichoke hearts
  • 1 piece red onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon pitted olives
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 slices whole wheat batard
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil

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Buffalo Chicken Pockets

May 1, 2022 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Imagine all the fiery hotness of buffalo chicken slices with blue cheese dressing stuffed in pita bread – all that healthy goodness in one pocket.  You can use tortillas and roll into a wrap.

Yield: 4 servings

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Sandwich Surprise

April 30, 2022 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

We have all gotten used to the idea of eating sandwiches for lunch or merienda. But the wonderful thing about sandwiches is that it makes a great dinner meal too. From the endless selection of bread and wraps available, to the healthy and delicious fillings that can be made, one can have great sandwich meals in a snap. A side salad completes the meal and you’re all set. Even kids will enjoy a sandwich surprise every now and then. » Continue Reading

Rainbow: Diabetes Summer Camp

April 29, 2022 Category :People and Places 1

The innocence of the child makes them beautiful. Their big, bright eyes have not yet been tainted with worldly things or burdened with worldly cares. But what if this innocence is dramatically cut short by diabetes? Does it mean the end of their youth? Can it blur their vision of a promising future?

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Pioneering the Fight Against Diabetes

April 28, 2022 Category :People and Places 2

A meeting with some representatives of the Department of Health some time ago showed the indifference of health officials, and Filipinos alike, towards diabetes. Five hundred new cases reported everyday, yet to them it is JUST diabetes—something that frustrates the man they call “Father of Philippine Diabetology“. » Continue Reading

Travel Smarts for the Jetsetting Diabetic

April 27, 2022 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Stress Busters 0

Traveling is just inevitable for humans. For some professionals, traveling to other countries is like hitting two birds with one stone—meeting with clients, and at the same, getting to explore and unearth the secrets of that destination. For the born adventure seeker, traveling may mean getting to know diverse cultures or just getting to see the sights.

All these sound so exciting, but what if diabetes might get in the way of your travel ventures? Read on and find ways on how to make your travel as smooth and enjoyable as possible even with diabetes. » Continue Reading

Diabetic Traveler’s First Aid Kit

April 26, 2022 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

If you have diabetes, just think of diabetes as a star-struck lover who will never leave your side, no matter how far on a package tour or cruise or bus ride you go. There is no escaping it, even if you’re near the peak of Mount Fuji or inside the pyramids of Giza. It does not mean, however, that you can’t have fun when you travel with diabetes. What is important is proper preparation and planning way ahead. Anticipating the worst case scenarios almost always helps in avoiding them. » Continue Reading

Traveling With Insulin

April 25, 2022 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

People travel for various reasons. For diabetic patients, the challenge is to bring all the necessary medicines, take them on time, and still have fun. But for people who need insulin shots, how does one go about it? Here are some tips.

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