Fatty Liver Medicine Philippines

September 7, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Fatty liver is a condition in which some of the liver cells are supplanted or replaced by fats which progressively lead to liver disease. People with fatty liver do not necessarily feel any type of symptoms that’s this disease is commonly unknown to the patient. It is therefore important for a person to undergo regular check up including ultrasound examination to check for fatty liver. Fatty liver is very common especially among men because it is primarily caused by excessive alcohol intake, obesity, high cholesterol, and diabetes, among others.

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Herbal Cure to Dissolve Gallstones

September 6, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gallstones or stones for short are lumps of different chemicals (e.g. cholesterol, calcium, bilirubinate, and calcium carbonate, etc.) that solidified or hardened in the gallbladder or bile duct that causes inflammation and pain in the liver or pancreas when the gall used for digestion is blocked. The size of the gallstones can be as small as a grain of sand to as large as a golf ball.

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Boronate Affinity hba1c

September 5, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Many with diabetes remained undiagnosed across the world. Thus, despite the alarming figures of the increasing number of people suffering from diabetes, there is actually more people who are suffering from the disease. The early diagnosis of diabetes is important for its immediate treatment or management before complications occur.

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Beaten Rice Good for Diabetics?

September 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also called flattened rice or poha, beaten rice is a simply rice which is pounded into flat light dry flakes. This can be done by simply parboiling the grain and then pounding to remove the husk until the rice become flat, which is dried for around two days. In which case, grain undergoes partial fermentation and is supplemented with probiotic bacteria and vitamin B.

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Ace Water Spa

September 3, 2020 Category :Spa 0

The Philippines’ First European Spa Concept, the Ace Water Spa is a premiere health and wellness center which primarily uses water as the ingredient for wellness for its natural curative properties. Ace Water Spa center traces its name the concept of SPA which is short for “Salus per Aquam” or “Sanitus per Aquam” which means Health through Water.

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Avocado Seeds and Diabetes

September 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Avocado (Persea americana) is a tropical fruit tree that grows to 20 meters. Avocado fruit has greenish yellow and sometime dark violet color and has been considered a healthy fruit for its fiber, potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins, folid acid, alpha and beta carotene and lutein which is good for the skin, eyes, and digestion.

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Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

September 1, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Mushrooms are fungi whose fleshy and spore-bearing fruiting body can be used as a vegetable. However, there are poisonous mushrooms hence it would be important to consult a botanist or a nutrition expert before picking any mushroom sprouting in your garden and eating them. Of its 14,000 species, 1,400 are actually poisonous.

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Dark Knuckles and Diabetes

August 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A darkened area of skin in the body is a condition called acanthosis nigricans. Dark skin areas can be found in the neck, armpits, elbows, knees and knuckles. Dark knuckles is one of the discrete tell tale signs of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, syndrome x, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance or Pre-diabetes.

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Philippine Diabetes Association

August 30, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The Philippine Diabetes Association (PDA) is the prime mover of excellent diabetes care and prevention in the Philippines. Founded in 1958 by a group of internists and physicians who share the common passion to the care, protection and recuperation of the diabetic people, the Philippine Diabetes Association was conceptualized as a non profit and nongovernmental organization that will serve as the umbrella organization to unify all interests and entities in the Philippines related to diabetes. Thus, the organization will integrate all efforts from research, management to care of diabetes for a more holistic and synergized effort in fighting the disease. The organization has a twofold mission of improving the life of diabetic Filipinos and for preventing if not eliminating all together the occurrence of diabetes so that there will be less people to suffer from diabetes.

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Health Benefits of Sitsaro

August 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

Sitsaro is the common pea or also referred as sweet and snow pea which is grown on vine plant with hallow stems, alternate leaves and noticeable stipules bigger than the obvate leaflets and with white pink or purple flowers. Scientifically called Pisum sativum, Sitsaro is the most expensive vegetable legume in the Philippines.

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