Top Couple Spa in Philippines

November 6, 2020 Category :Spa 0

Having a Spa is one of the modern ways for couple to have a romantic date especially because of the demanding works of modern society that entails both couple to work whether at home or at the office. A spa is a perfect date because it provides couples a romantic time to relax in the company of their most loved one. However not all spa is made for couples. It is important for a couple therefore to plan ahead where to have a couple spa in order to truly enjoy a romantic time together while enjoying the relaxing and energizing benefits of having a spa. Following are some of the top couple spa in the Philippines.

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Vivere Hotel Alabang

November 5, 2020 Category :People and Places| Spa 0

Vivere Hotel in Alabang is a towering 31-storey five star deluxe hotel located at the south of Metro Manila. It features 200 elegant rooms and suites which echo the indigenous natural beauty and provides business facilities and recreational amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Vivere Hotel has various choices of guest rooms to cater the different tastes and class of luxury people from Deluxe Room, Executive Suite, Business Suite, Premiere Suite, Imperial Suite, Regal Suite and Royal Suite. It also has a penthouse club, Penthouse Deluxe, Prime Executive, Premiere Penthouse, Grand Premiere, Penthouse Imperial, Penthouse Regal, Regency Suite, Vivere Grand and Presidential Suit.

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Goulash for Diabetics

November 4, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Goulash is a soup or stew of meat usually beef with noodles and vegetables and seasoned with paprika and other spices, which originated from Hungary. Goulash was derived from “gulyas” which means “herd of cattle” or “herdsman”. The dish was traditionally made by the “herdsman” in Hungary. Today, Goulash has different variations. There is the classic European Tex-Mex Goulash, All American Skillet Goulash, Baked Goulash and even the Drunken Beef Goulash which uses beer instead of water. What makes Goulash unique is the use of paprika which is basically powdered chili or sili.

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Banana Saba for Diabetics

November 3, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

The Saba banana is a type of banana that originated the Philippines. While most bananas are eaten raw, the Saba banana is commonly cooked in different menus although it can also be eaten raw. The saba banana is usually used to make banana cue, boiled and added sugar syrup to make golden banana or simply fried. These banana food preparations are usually eaten as snack, merienda or desert. However, the banana can also be added in pochero and other native Filipino cuisines. The saba banana bud or puso ng saging is also cooked like a vegetable which is commonly included in sinigang and kare kare.

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Diet Plan for Diabetics

November 2, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The diet plan for diabetic patients is integral in diabetes management. In a diabetic meal plan, what is important is that the meals will result to the consumption of around 1,600 calories and 220 grams of carbohydrates for the whole day. This is the threshold that a diabetic patient must always keep in mind in selecting their food. Thus, generally speaking, a diabetic can eat all types of food. However some food needs to be taken in moderation so as not to go over the calorie and carb threshold for the day. This threshold can be higher for diabetic patients who are extra active such as athletes and those who engage in rigorous physical exercise. Following is a sample of a one day diet plan for diabetic patient.

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Fern Paco Nutritional Value

November 1, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

One of the indigenous vegetables that many Filipinos love to eat is known as Paco or Pako. With a scientific name, “Athyrium esculentum”. Paco or Fern is usually eaten raw as a vegetable salad by simply adding the paco leaves and stems with salted egg (itlog na maalat or na pula), onion and tomatoes. Because paco is eaten raw, this makes the fern all the more nutritious as heating vegetables tend to exterminate some of its natural nutrients.

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Ampalaya and Kidney Disease

October 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Commonly known as bitter melon, balsam pear/ apple, bitter/ carilla gourd, momordica, cerasee and karela, Ampalaya helps in preventing kidney disease or Nephropathy by acting a as effective food supplement for lowering blood sugar or glucose in order to manage diabetes which in turn can result to kidney disease if not properly managed.

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Diabetes Gene Identified

October 30, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The two primary risk factors for type 2 diabetes are obesity and lack of physical activity. But because of cases where some overweight people do not have it and of some lean people acquiring it, it has been theorized that type 2 diabetes may also be genetically driven for lean people. A recent study has now corroborated that theory and has identified a new genetic factor associated only with lean diabetes sufferers which may open new possibilities in its treatment.

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How to Motivate Young Diabetics?

October 29, 2020 Category :General Wellness 0

Diabetes disease is a plague that affects approximately 15,000 children every year. Because of this more and more children are suffering from diabetes, which can disrupt the conduct of their regular lives. The key to motivating young diabetics is to achieve a sense of self-efficacy or confidence among them so that that can attain self-care especially relating to their food choices.

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Hypertension and Diabetes

October 28, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

High blood pressure (hypertension) is both a condition that can lead to diabetes and a complication of diabetes. Having diabetes increases the risk of hypertension because diabetes can damage or harden the arteries, a condition call atherosclerosis, which causes high blood pressure and other deadly complications such as stroke, heart failure or heart attack. Diabetes can also damage your kidneys’ filtering system, which can lead to high blood pressure. This is essentially why diabetes and hypertension frequently occur together.

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