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Sugar Only Available. Really?

Sugar Only Available. Really? This is a public health announcement. Restaurant owners please read. Filipino restaurant establishments that fail to offer non-sugary drinks on their menus for their customers are contributing to the epidemic of Diabetes in this country. According to the World Health Organization over 25% of the Filipinos are diabetic and within the next generation that number will jump to 50%. Two main causes: lack of regular physical activity and wrong diet, including sugary foods and drinks. Restaurant…

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Fat Vs. Thin Imagery Worth Seeing

Fat Vs. Thin imagery worth seeing As America is about to celebrate its annual Thanksgiving Holiday this month and as there are 101 reasons to retouch this topic, people really need to confront the reality that being fat is not good for your health. Governments are stepping up the aversion factors in cigarette labelling requiring pictures of lung cancer to be displayed on the outer packaging of cigarette boxes. Imagine if we really looked the same economic and disease reality of…

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Sedentary epidemic

Sedentary life-styles of today are at epidemic levels and are contributing to many neuromusculoskeletal problems as well as a principal contributor to the highest incidence of Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin resistance in history. Where will people seek help from this epidemic? Today they have two choices: the customary drugs and surgery professions OR the natural and alternative professions; chiropractors being the most formally educated of this latter group. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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The Carbohydrate Flush

Today’s cultural eating habits have been trumped and redesigned by the “Big Food Industry” which consist of the multinational companies that manipulate the world’s markets in food supply and by the growing number of fast food franchises. To speak plainly, consumers have been manipulated, their foods have been manipulated, altered and packaged to best serve to bottom line of Big Foods. One unfortunate side effect of this commercial manipulation is the rapid rise in the occurrence of Type 2 Diabetes.…

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Metabolism in Weight Management

Diets create a lose / lose scenario where the glass is constantly seen as half full, of being denied things. When we replace the word Energy in weight management, meaning Energy Management, we are now dealing with a win / win scenario where the glass now becomes half full. Now the goal becomes focused on filling the energy glass vs. constantly trying to empty the glass full of fat. A Radical change in thinking, I will admit to that, but…

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Anti-Ageing Secret – Low Insulin Imprint

Since the beginning of time people have been looking high and low, far and wide, for the secret to a long life. Scientists have studies cultures that have the longest life spans and discovered that their limited agriculture crops and their remoteness in the mountains have created an environmental advantage. The local diet consists primarily of Low Glycemic foods. This means they do not suffer from the typical chronic diseases seen in many communities in this world where Diabetes, heart…

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Weekly Veggie Day

Some years ago David and Martha Welling took a trip to Belgium where they found the town of Ghent was the first town in the world to go vegetarian at least once a week. They planned a regular weekly meatless day, in which civil servants and elected councillors opted for vegetarian meals. School children also followed suit with their own veggie day. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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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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docMIKE Blog 1ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

Happy 1st Anniversary docMIKE Blog! What is a perfect 10? Well, for me, its being on top of my game. It’s being able to face everyday with the energy I need to care for each patient on an individual basis. As a chiropractor my daily routines are quite physical, realigning spines, and also less physical but quite mental/intellectual in counselling my patients regarding their physical limitations. It is also getting involved with wellness counselling that brings my patients up a…

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Wellness Focus – Juicing is Hyper-nutrition

Earlier this year I wrote about an Australian businessman, Joe Cross, who saved his life by starting to juice his nutrition. (Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead)  Since then I have had several conversations with people who have begun juicing as part of their regular health regimen and the time has come that I have decided to place my entire family on a hyper-nutrition program. Living in Manila, identified as one of the most polluted cities on this planet, my family…

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