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Should Children be Allowed Soft Drinks?

July 26, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

On televisions across the globe, soft drink commercials are plainly made to be irresistible. Yes, it is refreshing. Yes, it is thirst-quenching. Yes, it is tempting! What makes these television ads more inviting is that they don’t discriminate. Everyone is welcome to grab a can — whatever the gender, status, or age. Even children are encouraged to drink soft drinks, anytime, anywhere. » Continue Reading

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What is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

November 19, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also called postprandial hypoglycemia, reactive hypoglycemia pertains to recurring episodes of symptomatic low blood sugar levels among people who do not have diabetes usually occurring after eating meals. Reactive hypoglycemia is believed to be a consequence of excessive insulin release caused by the carbohydrates. This is essentially remedied by raising the glucose by eating for instance sweet foods.

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Healthy Food in Jollibee

October 11, 2012 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Advocacy 0

Generally, the menu offered in Fast food chains contains excessive amount of calories, which if not properly burned will be stored as fat, which in the long run can cause weight gain and obesity. A typical burger and French fries has combined caloric content of 900 which is already half the amount of calorie intake a person needs in a day.

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Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day?

August 30, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day?

Answer: Diabetes is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The most prevalent form of diabetes, type 2 diabetes, can be inherited and triggered by unhealthy lifestyle habits. Physical inactivity, obesity, plus a high-fat, calorie dense, and nutritionally poor diet are recipes for raising diabetes risk.

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