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Benefits of Malungai Life Oil

May 21, 2016 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

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 Life Oil is reported to be a highly concentrated extract acquired from malunggay leaves and seeds.

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Skim Milk: A Healthy Alternative Drink for Diabetics

May 31, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

As a diabetic, it is imperative to avoid drinks that are rich in sugar. With this notion, the most recommended drinks are those that are obviously low in calorie and low in sugar. Some of these recommended drinks are unsweetened tea, coffee, diet soda and of course, water. Some may appeal to individuals who are tea and coffee aficionados, but if you are not one with a refined taste you may find these drinks surprisingly bland and awful. If so, then another alternative from these drinks is skim milk.

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Coconut for Diabetes

March 29, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Coconut, which is dubbed as the tree of life can provide a person a complete meal. Coconut, both the water and its flesh or meat is good for diabetics. Meanwhile the coconut pulp or “gata”, which is high in sugar and fat, is bad for diabetics.

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Saluyot Health Benefits

November 2, 2014 Category :Healthy News 1

Saluyot, jutes or Corchorus olitorius is an edible leafy vegetable that is widely found Philippines. This plant is so common that it is mistaken as weed in the Philippines. Unknown to many however, saluyot has long been used as food staple since ancient times by Jewish people and Egyptians. It has been grown since 6000 B.C. and accordingly was eaten by Cleopatra for its health and beauty benefits.

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Mabolo Tree Medicinal Benefits

November 1, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The Mabolo tree is known as kamagong, one of the strongest woods used for making wooden furnitures. The mabolo fruit is also known as velvet apple and Butter fruit.

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Monggo Good for Diabetes?

November 7, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Mung bean or green bean, monggo is common and popular vegetable in the Philippines, which can be eaten as beans or sprouts (also called toge). The monggo can be cooked as a viand or a dish menu or can be included to make a dessert.

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Preggies with Diabetes at risk for Emergency Cesarean

April 30, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study revealed that the strength of uterine contractions in women with diabetes were slightly weaker than their non-diabetic counterparts, putting them at increased risk of emergency cesarean birth.

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Exercise For Bone Health

June 30, 2010 Category :Fitness 0

Before we leap like ballerinas and tiptoe over tulips, there are important requisites to attaining optimal bone health. The safeguarding of bone health should be three ways: through proper nutrition, intake of medications as needed, and appropriate exercises. Proper nutrition includes eating a diet rich in calcium and allowing 10 to 15 minutes of sunlight exposure two times a week for Vitamin D. A yearly medical check-up from age 45 and up, that includes a bone density test called DEXA will determine the status of bones and the presence of osteoporosis. The need to take medications, especially bisphosphonates, calcium and Vitamin D supplementation will be determined by the doctor. » Continue Reading

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Calcium Intake and Diabetes

June 29, 2010 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: How much calcium should a diabetic patient take in a day? What foods are rich in calcium?

The human body contains more calcium than it does any other mineral. For an average 130-pound adult, about 1,200 grams — almost three pounds — of the body is calcium. Your body composition depends on the size of your body frame, the density of your bones, and how much bone you have lost through aging.About 99 percent of your body’s calcium is in your bones. The remaining one percent is found in your body fluids and cells. » Continue Reading

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Calcium, Vitamin D may prevent Diabetes

June 17, 2010 Category :Diabetes Research 1

People with high intakes of vitamin D supplementation may prove calcium and vitamin D, whether from to be a healthy and inexpensive way to supplements or food may lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a research review published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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