Compassion Fatigue

September 9, 2019 Category :Health Watch 0

It is an affliction rapidly and rabidly growing in number each day. A virulent and infective pathology silently spreading among the populace, gnawing their system little by little and slowly but steadily, attacking the core of their existence: humanity.

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Low Carbohydrate or Low Fat?

September 8, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Woe is the obese individual. Not only is he surrounded with deliciously unhealthy and delectably fattening food, he is also, ironically, bombarded with fad diet programs, back-breaking exercise machines, and costly weight loss medications. The lightest on the pocket but most mind-twisting would probably be diet management. Zone? Atkins? South Beach? Confused? Well, so am I. The evolution of fad diets is as fast as the rise in my blood pressure when another new diet is introduced into the market!

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Metabolic Syndrome: What’s NEW?

September 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

It has been called Syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, dysmetabolic syndrome, hypertriglyceridemic waist, obesity syndrome. But what does it really mean when your doctor tells you that you have the “Metabolic Syndrome?”

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Pills for the Fats

September 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity is now a growing concern, for the young and old alike. It is the harbinger of other diseases like diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart attack and peripheral vascular diseases. Genetic factors play an important role but cultural, socioeconomic, behavioral and situational factors play a greater role in carving the modern Venus of Willendorf (she was the obese model during the prehistoric era).

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Best Exercises for Weight Loss

September 5, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Everyday, literally hundreds and thousands of people from different walks of life storm fitness and wellness centers. From teenagers to adults, employees to CEOs, laymen to professionals, these individuals slice off an hour or two from a day’s busy schedule just to sweat it out.

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Taking Care of Your Diabetes Every Day

September 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

What kind of DIABETES do you have?
Type 1 diabetes, formerly called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is usually first diagnosed before age 40 (in children, teenagers, or young adults). It is a disorder in which the body does not produce insulin (a hormone that aids in moving sugar from the blood to the cells). This type of diabetes can be due to a virus or autoimmune disorder in which the body does not recognize an organ as its own and attacks it. In this case the body attacks an organ known as the pancreas where insulin is made. Those with type 1 diabetes require insulin injections to move sugar from the bloodstream.

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Baked Lemon Chicken

September 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Create a savory roast from your ordinary whole chicken, but add a dash of flavor from herbs and lemon juice. You can also opt to roast it with some vegetables for a slightly different twist.

Yield: 4 to 6 portions

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Healthy Pasta Bar

September 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Remember all those tempting pasta stations when you attend a party or at a hotel?  Well, you can recreate that same idea in the comfort of your kitchen, with three healthy pasta sauces for everybody to enjoy and savor.

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Christmas Fruit Salad

September 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

What’s a holiday gathering without the requisite sweet ending that everybody craves for?  The good news is you can have your fill of sweets and eat it too.  Using yogurt and cheese adds just that balance of sweetness, tart and savory components in one bite.

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Holiday Makeover Recipes

August 31, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

With the holidays just around the corner, you may feel pressured when trying to decide on which dishes to prepare for the Christmas gathering, while balancing it with a dash of healthy options and a serving of good taste.  With these simple recipes, it is possible to whip up great meals from everyday dishes that will make this year’s occasion just a little bit more festive. » Continue Reading