Easy Cheesy Eggs

June 12, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Makes 3 servings

Ingredients:

  • Eggs 3 pieces
  • Cream 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon
  • Prepared mustard 1 teaspoon
  • flour, all purpose 3 tablespoon
  • iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • cheddar cheese, cubed 4 ounces
  • cream cheese, cubed 4 ounces

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Banana Pineapple Hawaiian

June 11, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • Pineapple juice (unsweetened) 1 1/2 cups
  • Skim milk powder 1/2 cup
  • Banana 1 piece
  • Vanilla Ice Cream (sugar free) 1/2 cup

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Peanut Butter Shake

June 10, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Peanut butter 1 tablespoon
  • Banana, sliced 1/2 piece
  • Whole milk 1/2 cup
  • Ice cream (vanilla – sugar free) 1 tablespoon

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Heaty Fish Chowder

June 9, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Make 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • Margarine 2 teaspoon
  • Onion, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Celery, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Potato, diced 1 small
  • Carrot, diced 1 small
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Fish fillet, fresh 1-2 pieces
  • whole milk 1 cup
  • Iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Pepper 1/4 teaspoon

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Easy Chews for Denture Wearers

June 8, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Recipes 0

Whether you are a new denture wearer or you have been wearing dentures for years, the experience of wearing dentures has an effect on your nutritional status. Poor nutrition as a result of poor oral health can bring about physical weakness. It can also reduce the efficiency of the immune system making the body less able to fight off diseases and heal wounds particularly among diabetics. » Continue Reading

Ballroom Dancing: Get Into The Groove!

June 7, 2021 Category :Fitness 0

Here’s a low-down on one of the best stress-busters for the young and old: Ballroom Dancing! We asked world dance sport champion Ednah Ledesma, who recently bagged gold with dance partner John Co in Latin dancing in the Blackpool Dance Festival in London – the equivalent of the Olympics in ballroom dancing competitions – to share her secrets in doing well in this craft and how this could benefit, the body, the mind and the soul. » Continue Reading

Top Diabetes Doc: Augusto Litonjua

June 6, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 1

In the medical world,when one hears the word diabetes, the name Augusto D. Litonjua could not be far behind. His name has become synonymous with diabetes not because he is diabetic, but he is considered as one of the best doctors in the field of diabetes care and treatment. Widely known in the medical community, Dr. Litonjua, an endocrinologist, has been a pioneer of various undertakings with regards to diabetes care, education and prevention. » Continue Reading

Getting out of harm’s way

June 5, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 1

Part 3 of Aging Gracefully with Diabetes

Aging starts from the womb and ends in the tomb,” says Dr. delaVega. She relates that most of the time, what they see in the geriatrics clinic are already complicated cases of diabetes.”We need to nurture even healthy mothers, healthy pregnancies so that the child that comes out from the womb is healthy and leads a healthy life all throughout his life, towards adulthood and later as an older person.” Weight control, diet, exercise and positive outlook are factors that appear to be beneficial for both diabetes and aging. As always, making some basic lifestyle changes can help the elderly manage the disease and reduce the risk for further complications. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Management in the Elderly

June 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 1

Part 2 of Aging Gracefully with Diabetes

For Dr. Fernando, there are four aspects in the treatment of elderly diabetics: medication, proper diet, exercise and stress. According to him, it is very important that patients comply with their medication and that physicians should closely monitor medication adjustments for their patients. On proper diet, he acknowledges the important role that family members play in ensuring that diabetes patients get the right nutrition everyday. He also recommends seeking the help of a dietitian or a diabetes educator for proper meal planning. Dr. Fernando likewise swears on the power of exercise or regular physical activity in diabetes management.And lastly, he gives value to removing stress in our system as it could increase blood sugar levels. » Continue Reading

Aging Gracefully With Diabetes

June 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 2

Growing old is inevitable, but the road to aging can’t be that bad if we would only work towards facing old age with grace and living healthy in the process. The terms “healthy aging” and “aging gracefully” have slowly crept into our vocabularies in recent years to embrace the positive aspects of aging.”We always look at health in terms of holistic health – in body, mind and spirit. So healthy aging encompasses not just what is physical health but also psychospiritual and social dimensions of health, including having a good quality of life:’ says Dr. ShelleyAnn delaVega, a geriatric physician and president of the Philippine Society of Geriatric Medicine. » Continue Reading