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How to Reduce Fat Intake

Not all fats are bad. There are three basic classifications of fats: monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated. Among these, what you should be most concerned about are the saturated fats. Excessive intake of saturated fats may clog our arteries and raise our blood cholesterol levels, thus increasing the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart […]

Lowering fat intake may reduce Diabetes

Little adjustments in diet even without weight loss can notably affect risk for diabetes, according to a research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The study included 69 healthy, overweight people who did not have diabetes but were at risk for it, and placed them for diets with modest reductions in either fat or […]

Fatty Liver Medicine Philippines

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 […]

Good Fat vs Bad Fat

Whenever we hear the word fat, these immediately come to mind: bilbil, huge/ big/plus-size people, pork, chicharon, coronary heart disease, etc. Basically, most, if not all, descriptions are negative connotations of the word fat. Unless that word is followed by wallet or luck, then that’s the only time people would want to get fat. Related […]

Low Carbohydrate or Low Fat?

Woe is the obese individual. Not only is he surrounded with deliciously unhealthy and delectably fattening food, he is also, ironically, bombarded with fad diet programs, back-breaking exercise machines, and costly weight loss medications. The lightest on the pocket but most mind-twisting would probably be diet management. Zone? Atkins? South Beach? Confused? Well, so am […]

Pills for the Fats

Obesity is now a growing concern, for the young and old alike. It is the harbinger of other diseases like diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart attack and peripheral vascular diseases. Genetic factors play an important role but cultural, socioeconomic, behavioral and situational factors play a greater role in carving the modern Venus of Willendorf (she was […]

The Fat Deal on Trans Fat

Are you aware of the kind of fat you are eating? One of the leading causes of type 2 diabetes is excess body fat or obesity resulting from an imbalance between energy intake and physical activity. Fat is one of the three major nutrients in food that supply energy, the others are carbohydrate and protein. […]

Omega 3 Helps Reduce Type 1 Diabetes

Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids — usually found in fish — may reduce the risk of getting type 1 diabetes, especially in children who are genetically at risk of getting the disease. Related terms:omega 3 type 1 diabeteshow to reduce high diabeticsomega 3 prevent type 1 diabetes 2013omega 3 prevents type 1 diabetes […]

How to Cook Healthy, Hearty Soups

Combining leafy and fruit vegetables, beans, root crops in one dish provide excellent nutrition that mothers need to recover from the rigors of pregnancy, birthing and sustain breastfeeding. Indigenous foods are also known to help mothers produce more breastmilk. Related terms:how to cook law-uybagoong breastfeedinghow to cook unpolished ricehearty soups for diabeticshearty soup for diabeticssoups […]

Oral Antidiabetic Drugs in Pregnancy

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common medical conditions occurring during pregnancy. Diabetes in pregnancy may be either pre-existing type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus, or, more commonly, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). GDM is defined as carbohydrate intolerance first diagnosed during pregnancy. Based on this definition, GDM may actually represent a mix of […]