Mini Chili Casserole

March 12, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Enjoy these portion-sized casseroles that cook in an instant. Use small heat-proof remekins or custard cups for these casseroles.

Yield: 4 to 6 portions

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Vegetable Enchiladas

March 11, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Probably everybody has a favorite enchilada experience.  Try out this version that’s made up of vegetables but still offers the same satisfying taste.

Yield: 6  portions

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Lean Taco

March 11, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Who doesn’t enjoy a hearty taco, especially when its fillings are a healthier version? This recipe uses lean ground beef, but you can opt for ground or chopped chicken breast – the possibilities are just endless!

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Mexican Mania!

March 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Sometimes, we are hit with a craving for some international cuisine, but endlessly worry about the fat and carbohydrates attached to it. But the good news for our readers is that we don’t need to look further for some hearty, healthy, and mouthwatering dishes. We’ll make mexican meals that are bursting with vitamins and other nutrients, that use much less carbohydrates, and that are as great-tasting as their high-fat and high-calorie counterparts.

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Shrimp and Mango Salsa Salad

March 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I just love munching on fresh salsa. Enjoy this version that combines shrimp and mango salsa. Instead of using a high-calorie dressing, top your greens with a flavorful salsa. Of course, you can enjoy it by itself or as a topping for some grilled fish.

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Weight Loss in Diabetes: A Lost Cause?

March 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Mike Huckabee was a 135-kg man when he was elected governor of Arkansas in 1998. His weight was too much that the steps of the Arkansas capitol were so long and steep that he would be out of breath and exhausted by the time he reached the top of the stairs. In his book Quit Digging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork, he recounts how he secretly feared that he would be interviewed by media at the top of the steps—and that he would be too out of breath to respond.

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Top Ten Reasons on Not Losing Weight For Diabetics

March 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Misis, tumaba na naman kayo.”

“Doktora, hindi na nga po ako kumakain. Isang kutsarang kanin na lang sa tanghali at isang platitong salad na lang sa gabi. Nag wa-walking ako 30 minutes three times a week. Simula nang nagka-diabetes ako, tumaba na ako nang tumaba, doktora! Kahit anong gawin ko.”

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Getting that Flatter Tummy

February 28, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Having a flat belly is something most of us want, but not something that is easy for everyone to achieve. I used to think that if I did 100 crunches a day, I would get a flat tummy. Well, maybe for some, yes; but for me, no.

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Motivating People with Diabetes to Lose Weight

February 27, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

For an obese disabetic, losing weight can create a big health impact. Not only does it improve the glucose profile, it also improves other metabolic parameters, such as lipids and blood pressure. It also improves the quality of life. However, is it easy to lose weight? Being a diabetic, with all of its related problems, may make losing weight a tall order.

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How do I know if my child is obese?

February 26, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: How do I know if my child is obese?


Having a child looking heavier than other kids his age does not necessarily mean he is obese. Depending on the stage of childhood development, children have different amounts of body fat and may be mistaken for signs of being overweight or obese. Some children may also look big because they have a large body frame compared to others. It is best to see your doctor for consultation.

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