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Making Breastfeeding Work for Diabetic Moms

“Breast milk is still best for your baby.” We’ve heard and seen it in various campaign ads, yet it can’t be overstated enough – especially if you happen to be a mother with a precious baby to take care of. Breastfeeding is now generally established as most beneficial for the health of both the child […]

Sugar Mommies + Sugar Babies

Mothers who develop high blood sugar levels first detected during pregnancy are diagnosed as having Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or GDM. Unfortunately, we Filipinos are among the people at high risk for developing this disease. With timely detection, proper nutrition, close monitoring, and the use of insulin when necessary, the outcome of pregnancies complicated with GDM […]

Better Early Than Sorry

A couple in their early thirties gushed at the sight of their lovely first-born, tickled pink with that perfectly delicate smile. The mother, who had gestational diabetes (pregnancy-related diabetes), almost wept while recalling her difficult pregnancy. But it was all over, she thought. Although the baby was bigger than usual, he had a complete set […]

Yummy Sugar-Free Munchies

Three o’clock in the afternoon is almost sacred for us Filipinos. Merienda time is definitely something one cannot miss out on. Light snacks one can nibble on at the workstation are quite common. Biscuits, wafers and cookies are favorites – easy to stow away in drawers and easy to chew on. I scoured the food […]

Benefits of Malungai Life Oil

Malunggay plant has always been associated with health and this is purely because malunggay has a variety of health benefits. Although Filipinos are at a convenience of eating malunggay in the form of leaves or fruit, it is also good to know that it is also available in other forms available in the pharmacy. Malungai […]

Tomato Juice Health Benefits

Tomato is a very popular vegetable used by people in their dishes. Filipinos usually eat them raw as a condiment. Tomatoes are actually a kind of fruit berry. Aside from the variety of recipes or viands that can be made using tomatoes, it is also made in to a juice by extracting or squeezing its […]

Salted Egg good for Diabetics?

Filipinos love salted egg during meals. If you combine salted egg with tomato, tuyo and fried rice, it’s the perfect breakfast meal. Unfortunately, salted egg is not good for people with diabetes. In fact, it is advisable to avoid adding salt or reduce the use of salt in preparing meals for diabetes. Related terms:health benefits […]

Child Obesity Philippines

Child obesity in the Philippines is a silent plague. Many children are suffering from obesity especially among middle class families. This can be attributed to many reasons. First off, the problem of obesity in the Philippines is veiled by the prevalence of malnourished children in impoverished rural areas. Because of this, there a perceived wrong […]

Top Couple Spa in Philippines

Having a Spa is one of the modern ways for couple to have a romantic date especially because of the demanding works of modern society that entails both couple to work whether at home or at the office. A spa is a perfect date because it provides couples a romantic time to relax in the […]

Fern Paco Nutritional Value

One of the indigenous vegetables that many Filipinos love to eat is known as Paco or Pako. With a scientific name, “Athyrium esculentum”. Paco or Fern is usually eaten raw as a vegetable salad by simply adding the paco leaves and stems with salted egg (itlog na maalat or na pula), onion and tomatoes. Because […]