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Aduas Tree

The Philippines is known for the diversity and richness of its natural resources. Unfortunately, there is minimal research and knowledge of the food potentials of the plant resources that are abundantly available in the country. One of the common trees whose benefits are often neglected is the aduas tree. Related terms:ADUWAadua fruitHealth benefit of aduwaaduwa […]

Calamansi and Diabetes

Calamansi is a small citrus fruit that is normally used by Filipinos as condiment to add sourness to dishes or as a juice. It has become a popular food among Filipinos not only because of its ability to improve the taste of food but more so because of its healthful benefits. Calamansi is usually added […]

Yoga Guidelines for Diabetics

Diabetics who want to practice yoga should first see their doctor before starting a yoga regimen to be able to map out a workable exercise or diet plan that will not compromise their existing diabetes treatment while adhering to the yogic therapy. It would also help to keep in mind the following guidelines to avoid […]

Diabetic Retinopathy: The Enemy from Within

In recent years, the world has recognized diabetes as one of the most daunting challenges posed by chronic diseases. The number of sufferers worldwide is currently estimated to be about 135 million; this number is expected to rise to almost¬†300 million by year 2025. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Department of Health (DOH) […]

Bitter Pills, Better Pills?

The world of people with psychosis has been described as frightening, lonely and tormented. The technical definition of psychosis does not even begin to capture the despair of those who suffer from it. Psychosis refers to a group of disorders that affect the way a person thinks, feels and understands, such that the affected individual […]

Osteoarthritis: Painful Stride

Osteoarthritis is a slow, progressive disabling disease that is the most frequent cause of joint pain, especially in the elderly. ¬†This relatively common disease affects about one in every 13 people, about 12 percent of people above 60 years of age experience pain due to osteoarthritis. Related terms:osteoarthritis and diabetesosteoarthritis and diabetes mellitusosteoarthritis aspirationdiabetes mellitus […]

How much exercise should a person with diabetes do?

Regular exercise has been proven to improve blood sugar, blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels besides playing a role in enhancing weight loss and sense of well-being. Regular physical activity may even prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk (e.g., those with glucose intolerance, family history of diabetes, hypertension, abnormal blood cholesterol, sedentary […]

Road to Curvature

A “coca-cola body” is what most women want to have. Those wide hips and well-defined curves are said to be the defining characteristics sought after by women on a regular basis. While there are those who don’t have to worry because they were graced with good genetics, particularly having wide hips, a large portion of […]

Perk up with Taebo

You are a certified fitness enthusiast. You religiously observe a personal exercise routine to keep your physical state in pristine condition. Despite your busy daily schedule, you abide by a goal-specific one to two hours workout. Related terms:who is discovered the taebowhere are taebo session in manilawhat is voglibose used for type 2diabetistaebo sessions around […]

Taking Care of Your Diabetes Every Day

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). […]