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Hormone discovery helps fight Diabetes

November 8, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Scientists have identified a member of a new class of hormones produced by body fat that they think could lead to fresh approaches to combat diabetes and other conditions related to obesity.

The hormone prevents the liver from accumulating fat and enhances the body’s ability to control glucose, scientists led by Gokhan Hotamisligil of the Harvard School of Public Health wrote recently in the journal Cell.

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Breastfeeding May Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

October 10, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A study has found that breastfeeding may protect nursing mothers from metabolic syndrome.

Observing 1,399 women aged 18-30 years who were enrolled in the ongoing Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study for 20 years, the researchers found that increased duration of lactation was associated with lower crude incidence rates of metabolic syndrome from 0 to 1 month through 9 months or more of breastfeeding.

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Healthy Comfort Foods

July 30, 2018 Category :Healthy News 0

Comfort food is the food which brings back good memories. It’s what we think of when we hear the word “homemade”, and it’s the food that reminds us of simpler times. comfort food is typically inexpensive, uncomplicated and easy to prepare. It appeals to many because of familiarity, emotional security, or special reward. Comfort food often includes pleasant associations of childhood. Small children often seem to latch on to a specific food or drink and will repeatedly request it in high stress situations, while adults eat comfort food for a sense of continuity. » Continue Reading

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Mint Good for Diabetics

August 21, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Mint tea (peppermint, usually) is made by boiling infusing peppermint leaves in boiling water. The mint infusion depleting spearmint and peppermint together is recognized as double mint tea. Peppermint is an herb native to Europe and Asia, but it is now grown all around the world. It is usually used as flavoring in various food like chewing gums, candies as well as toothpaste.

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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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Lemonsito for Weight Loss

September 6, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

Lemonsito or calamansi is small citrus fruit that is commonly used as a condiment for adding sour taste to fish sauce, soy sauce and bagoong. Calamansi is also usually included in meal preparation to remove the stench of fish, beef, goat meat and other food that is stinky. Calamansi is also use to add sourness to pansit, goto and other food.

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Herbal Cure for PCOS

August 30, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder among women in which the woman develops several cysts on their ovaries, mainly due to irregular menstruation or amenorrhea (absence of menstrual cycles. Common symptoms included obesity/ weight gain, acne, hirsutism (increased growth of corporal hair), male pattern baldness (hair loss), insulin resistance, skin tags, high cholesterol and even a strong appetite for sex (promiscuity). If left untreated, this ailment can lead to serious health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and endometrial cancer.

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Camote Tops for Diabetes

April 4, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Camote Tops, sweet potato tops or Talbos ng Kamote a green leafy vegetable which is basically the leaves of the camote plant, which grows practically in any backyard in the Philippines. Camote is common across the country and is often used as an alternative to rice by locals who live in typhoon belt areas as well as indigenous natives in the mountains.

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Ivabradine for Diabetes

January 14, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ivabradine is a revolutionary novel medication for the symptomatic management of stable angina pectoris or the chest pain caused by obstruction or spasm of the coronary arteries in the heart. It is marketed in different names such as Procoralan, Coralan, Corlentor, Coraxan and Ivabidand Bradia among others. The drug is essentially a cardiotonic agent that reduces the heart rate.

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Ampalaya Good for Pregnant?

November 16, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya or bitter melon is a vegetable popular for its bitter taste. In fact, ampalaya had become the traditional example for bitter. Lately, however ampalaya was brought to the people’s attention for its beneficial effect to people with diabetes, which is currently an epidemic in the modern society. Because of this, many people are turning into ampalaya as an herbal supplement in managing diabetes. Since, pregnant women are prone to gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes or glucose imbalance caused by being pregnant, some experts have claimed that ampalaya can be helpful for pregnant women to prevent and control gestational diabetes.

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