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Sugarfree Chocolates and Pastries

Chocolates are among life’s simple pleasures that people with diabetes are ususally deprived of. Having diabetes himself, Chef Junjun de Guzman who teaches at the Center for Asian Culinary Studies, conjured up various chocolate and pastry recipes that are healthy enough to allow persons with diabetes to enjoy this guilty pleasure. Related terms:chocolate lovers cubaochocolates […]

Going Sugar-Free

History has it that when Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortos reached Tenochtitlan in 1519, he noted the vast quantities of a mysterious dark beverage that the then-Aztec emperor Monteczuma consumed and how it was carefully whipped by his attendants beforehand. The beverage, he later discovered, was made from the seed of the tropical Theobroma cacao tree, […]

Top 10 Brain Foods

We all know that when we eat food, it nourishes the body and it gives us energy that we need. But aside from that, food can work in many ways; it can even affect brain activity. You may often hear that chocolates and nuts are the most common sources for enhancing brain activity. Related terms:4 […]

Pots De Creme

This is Chef JunJun’s leche flan made of chocolate. It uses eggs, milk, chocolates, and the sugar substitute isomalt. Yield: 10 to 12 servings Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1 cup fresh milk 180 grams sugar-free dark chocolate, finely chopped 1/2 tsp. instant coffee powder 2 tsos cocoa powder 2 pieces eggs 4 pieces […]

Milk Chocolate and Cranberry Bread Pudding

This is Chef Junjun’s bread soaked in a mixture of eggs, milk, milk chocolate, and baked at 350 degrees. Yield: 8 – 10 servings Ingredients: 8 slices sugar-free bread, cut into cubes 3 pieces eggs 2/3 cup sugar substitute 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. cinnamon pinch grated nutmeg pinch salt 3 1/2 cups fresh […]

Chocolate Truffles

Chef Junjun prepared two different variations of chocolate truffles: milk chocolate truffles (with nuts) and dark chocolate truffles. He describes these as “melted chocolate with cream that is re-frigerated to shape and will melt in your mouth.” Related terms:camote trufflesconvert 125 grams of finely chopped dark chocolate to cups

Tapping the Miracle Brain

It is time to control your destiny. Don’t leave your intelligence level or your creativity to the genes that your parents gave you, because contrary to common belief, the brain evolves according to how we nourish it.

Parent Partners of Children with Diabetes

When a child gets diagnosed with diabetes, we usually realize in hindsight that the signs and symptoms (excessive urination, excessive drinking, weight loss despite an increased appetite, decreased energy level) have actually been present for a while, but were ignored or attributed to something much less serious. When medical help is finally sought, the CRISIS […]

An Angel Soaring High

At two years old, what could you have been doing? Of course, most of us would probably not remember. But our parents or grandparents would have told us how hyperactive we were as a kid, or how cute we looked smothered with chocolates on our faces. Related terms:bea diabetes

Ten Worst Foods for People with Diabetes

Every day we make decisions. One of the basic things we have to decide on is to figure out what to eat. Almost every week you go to the store and do your groceries. As if doing simple grocery shopping isn’t stressful enough, add to it having diabetes. This makes things a lot trickier because […]