Fruit Ice

February 6, 2023 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Anytime of the year is a great time to enjoy our local iced specialties from halo-halo to mais con hielo.  Even specialty ice shops have come up with their own versions that range from simple fruits to decadent chocolate creations.  Here is a take-off offering fresh fruit versions without the extra cholesterol.

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Going Bananas

February 5, 2023 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Instead of frying saba like the typical Banana Q or Turon versions, try this healthy baked version that adds something different with more flavors and crunch to it

Yield: 10 servings

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Pinoy Munchies

February 4, 2023 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Who says that Filipino meriendas are always rich and laden with calories and cholesterol?  With a few simple changes, Pinoy snacks can taste so much better and ease our health concerns as well.

Ala Leche Flan

February 3, 2023 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of the best leche flan he or she has tasted.  But chances are high that these creamy concoctions may not always offer the best for our health.  Here is a healthier rendition that is sweet yet not too sweet.

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Pancit Molo

February 2, 2023 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Nothing beats a heartwarming serving of pancit molo any afternoon.  Piping hot with molo balls topped with toasted garlic flakes, this is the best treat for anyone.  Savor this version that uses ground chicken instead of pork, making it an even more enjoyable treat.

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PADE: Linking Good Practice and Quality Care

February 1, 2023 Category :People and Places 0

This day and age has seen a growing number of people developing type 2 diabetes, a lifestyle disease linked to the prevalence of obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. Since people with diabetes need the proper information regarding its treatment and control, it is very important to have individuals who are able to teach them regarding the necessary treatment regimen.

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Diabetes in the Family: Winning the Battle Together

January 31, 2023 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Sixteen-year-old Daniella was diagnosed with diabetes only a year ago. Before she learned about her condition, she was a bubbly individual who affected anyone around her with her zest for life. She was active in her school work and other extracurricular activities—a familiar face during school plays and dance performances. However, upon knowing of her condition, she slowly lost her energy to do her activities. “It seemed as if I was losing interest in what I did. At the same time, I found it very taxing to monitor my blood sugar every now and then, most especially at school. Add to that, I have to refrain from eating sweets, or even fruit shakes, as they can raise my blood sugar!” she said.

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Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

January 30, 2023 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 0

Women may dread menopause for the mood swings, hot flushes and its attendant discomforts, but did you know that menopause may also herald an increase in the risk for diabetes?

Menopausal women often gain weight, but fat also tends to get redistributed. Take a look in the mirror—are you pear-shaped or apple-shaped? Pear-shaped women have more fat in their hips and thighs. Apple-shaped women have more fat in the abdomen or what has been termed as central obesity.

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Wound and Diabetes

January 30, 2023 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Wound treatment can be challenging for people with diabetes, but it is important to ensure proper wound care to avoid complications. People with diabetes are at higher risk of developing infections and other complications due to poor circulation and immune system function.

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Warning Signs of Diabetes in Children

January 29, 2023 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

We keep hearing about the increasing incidence of diabetes worldwide and this unfortunate trend is also affecting children. It is important to be aware of this disease since early detection can make all the difference.

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