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May 2014

Fitness Health Personal Coaching

Exercise to avoid Diabetes

In the past 30 years, the prevalence of Diabetes Type 2 has skyrocketed to an epidemic level in the western world and Asia is not far behind. The WHO predicts that by the year 2020 fifty percent (50%) of Filipinos will be at risk of Diabetes type 2. What is causing the surge is not what you think; it’s not too much sugar or carbohydrates in the diet, but that is the second factor. PHYSICAL INACTIVITY is the principal reason…

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Wellness, general

World NO TOBACCO Day – May 31, 2014

Every year, on the 31st of May, the WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for 10% of adult deaths worldwide. (WHO website) Have a loved one who needs to quit smoking? Read on! If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Chiropractic Spinal Health

How Long Is the Chiropractor’s Education?

This is a common question. The International standard for completing a Chiropractic degree is eight (8) years after High School (Grade 12). A Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Science is the prerequisite to qualify for entering a Chiropractic College. There are two years of basic sciences and two years or more chiropractic clinical sciences including one year clinic internship and a thesis to complete some 4,500 hours to qualify for graduation. This is…

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Fitness Health Nutritional Health Wellness, general

Food Allergies to Milk

The Welling family hired an Asian maid who ended up having food allergies. The maid began to complain of stomach cramps and headaches being exposed to a more Western diet that included ice-cream and other dairy products. They took her to the Naturopathic Doctor and found that she was lactose intolerant and he advised her to stay away from dairy foods. So they cut out all dairy products and let her eat more fish and rice like she was used…

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Chiropractic Fitness Health Wellness, general

Food Allergies to Chicken

Mary Welling had been noticing skin patches on her daughter Anna. These have shown up from time to time but Ana’s been eating a lot more chicken lately and they wondered if there was a connection. Chicken allergy is the body’s adverse reaction after eating chicken and allergic reactions to chicken meat are rare but they do present themselves with this history. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Chiropractic Wellness, general

Chiropractic Act of 2013 – SB 993

Chiropractic Angel

Chiropractic is a regulated profession in over 50 countries in the world but as of this writing in early May 2014 there is no Act of Congress that legislates the practice of Chiropractic in the Philippines. There has been official recognition of the profession by the Department of Health (DoH) since as early as 2002. Read more in this article I wrote last year: The Chiropractic Industry in the Philippines – Perspectives From a Chiropractor in Makati, Manila If you liked…

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