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Organic on your Skin

Our skin is the largest organ and it absorbs any products applied to it. Nowadays, our skin is exposed to city pollution, harsh skin products, chemicals and constant contact to the sun. The most important thing to remember when getting rid of damaging elements, is that our skin is a delicate membrane, and going overboard […]

Dr. Jorge Garcia: Benchmarking Philippine Healthcare

A young man’s dream of becoming a pilot was set aside to way for his mother’s wish for him to become a doctor. Little did this young man know that this would take him places —further than any pilot could ever reach. Related terms:dr jorge garciadr george garcia cardiac surgeon washington dcjorge garcia surgeondr jorge […]

Organic Foods

Organic foods are made according to certain production standards set by a country. For example, in the United States, the National Organic Program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in charge of the definition of organic in the United States and does organic certification. Related terms:organic food and diabetesorganic foods and […]

Use of correct insulin crucial in diabetes treatment

“Diabetes is an increasing problem in Asia, particularly in the Philippines. The number of people with diabetes will double in 15 or 20 years’ time,” said Professor Peter Tong of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in symposium organized by Sanofi Aventis held recently. Related terms:prices of pre-mixed […]

Sweet Truth on Sugar-Free Ice Cream

The heat of summer drives us to crave for something cool and refreshing. A tall glass of cold water will do, but then, there are times when we just crave for something that is altogether cool, sweet, and delectable like a scoop or two of ice cream. Related terms:arce dairy sugar freesugar free ice cream […]

How Laughter Conquers All – Even Diabetes!

You may have seen her in the 90’s soap Valiente and just recently Mga Anghel na Walang Langit. She was also in shows Daisy Siete, Tabachingching, and the morning show Unang Hirit, where she’s a segment host. Aside from these, she also does corporate events, and occasionally performs in comedy bars. Related terms:laughter conquers allmarissa […]

Good Diet to Diabetes Salvation

Marissa Sanchez, a singer/ actress/comedian, has type 2 diabetes and admitted indulging in food before. She shares that she used to eat anything and everything she wanted and craved for, and most especially, she loved rice. But then, symptoms started appearing: blurry vision, constant and unusual thirst, and going on constant bathroom trips. That was […]

Healthy Fast-food Choices

McDonald’s and Jollibee seem to be a pair… When one sees McDonald’s in a corner street, not far from it is a Jollibee outlet. Each is endorsed by well known celebrities and both have a social dimension of helping the less privileged children. Related terms:chowking menu calorieshealthiest jollibeehealth conscious food choiceshealthiest food in jollibeechowking nutrition […]

Fitness Tips for Busy Bodies

We’ve heard it all before, isometric training, core strengthening, multi-lateral conditioning — the works! But such jargon just leaves you feeling overwhelmed and overloaded with information. So instead, you read thousands of fitness magazines, consult hundreds of experts, and dive into a diet/fitness program but still have yet to achieve the form and feel you […]

Selenium causing Diabetes?

Question: I take selenium because it’s an antioxidant but was told that I shouldn’t because it can cause diabetes. Is this true? Related terms:does selenium cause diabetesselenium diabetesselenium diabetes researchselenium and diabetes researchselenium and diabetesselenium causes diabetesselenium intake overdosemultivitamins in the philippines with 55 micrograms seleniumover doses sellenium causes hair fall diabeties?selenium cause of diabetesselenium […]