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Healthy Meals for Diabetics

April 12, 2015 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Eating healthy meals is at the core of diabetes management because it is basically the food that a person eats which spikes up blood sugar levels. Healthy meals therefore are important to reduce risk for diabetic complications. There is no specific food that is perfect for a diabetic patient. What is important is that food that is selected for meals have balance diet. Having diabetes is not a weakness. Instead, it is an opportunity for people to live a healthy lifestyle which among others starts with making healthy food choices.

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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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Rice Substitutes for Diabetics

March 14, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

For diabetics, rice should be limited because it is a source of carbohydrates which is broken down into sugar that can spike up one’s sugar level. The limitation to eat rice is required precisely because of the need to trim down saturated fats. Diabetic patients therefore can actually eat rice but should be limited in serving size.

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Renal Diet for Diabetics

October 12, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

One of the deadliest and most common complications of diabetes is diabetic nephropathy which pertains to the dysfunction of the kidney due to the stress caused by diabetes. This would later evolve to renal failure where the patient would need to under regular dialysis in order to cleanse the blood from impurities and toxins. Because of this, a diet that is especially helpful for the kidney is important for diabetic patients.

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Shepherd’s Pie

October 25, 2010 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Technically, this is a different kind of pie that we are used to. But it is one of my comfort food options that is quite easy to make. I often add leftover vegetables to make it more filling for everyone. Instead of the typical mashed potato crust, we opted for a sweet potato version that is just as delicious.

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