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Alugbati for Pregnant Women

November 29, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The well-being of a pregnant woman is very important. A woman who conceives a child needs proper nourishment, and also, needs all the vitamins and minerals she can get in order to sustain her nutritional needs as well as her baby’s. Therefore, it is essential that her food intake should be balanced and nutritional as well. There are a lot of vitamins and minerals a gynecologist can give to a pregnant woman, but still, it never hurts to eat healthy food, especially fruits and vegetables.

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Clanza Side Effects

November 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Clanza is a non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug especially used for treating Rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually taken by patients once a day. However, this popular drug has many side effect or adverse reactions. The majority of side effects are of a minor nature. This included gastro-intestinal disorders like dyspepsia or known as indigestion or heartburn; abdominal pain or the widespread or localized pain to one area of the stomach, such as lower or left side; nausea or the uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Corollary to this, it may also lead to vomiting of the involuntary emptying of stomach). The drug can also result to rashes or changes of the skin color, appearance, or texture, ruber, urticaria or hives, a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. It also results to enuresis or the repeated inability to control urination, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness.

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Hibiscus Tea Health Benefits

May 31, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Hibiscus is a plant genus (a group of plants) which include both annual and perennial herbaceous plants. These group of plants are very popular due to its colorful and beautiful flowers. This plant can be found in the different places of the world and can also be found in the Philippines. This plant is locally called in the Philippines as “Gumamela“. Aside from its aesthetic use, the plant, especially its flower, is also attributed to have health benefits.

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Avocado Health Benefits

October 26, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Avocado or Alligator Pear, is an oblong shape fruit which can either be violet or green depending on its variety and has been known good for the skin. While its taste may not be universally palatable to a lot of people, the avocado fruit is a nutritional powerhouse for its many health benefits.

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Monggo Nutritional Benefits

August 9, 2014 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Recipes 0

Munggo or balatong, Mung beans is a popular vegetable food in the Philippines which is made into a viand or dessert. But more than its flavoursome and very satisfying taste, monggo beans is a powerhouse of nutrition. For one, it is a good source of Protein, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber and Manganese. Perfect for cardio-vascular health, Munggo’s fiber and folate helps regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

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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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Gestational Diabetes Risk per Trimester

April 17, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Gestational diabetes pertains to condition of high blood sugar levels among pregnant women. The impaired glucose intolerance is caused by hormonal changes during pregnancy. This means that pregnant women have tendency to have blood sugar levels higher than normal, which is described as gestational diabetes but not really the disease diabetes. Gestational diabetes especially manifest itself at the later part of pregnancy specifically at the third trimester. Gestational diabetes is caused by the temporary insulin resistance is caused by increase hormones in the placenta through which the baby is fed by the mother in her womb.

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First trimester weight gain increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

July 11, 2011 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Expecting moms may get more than what they bargained for, especially when they gain a lot of weight during the early stage of pregnancy.

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