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Diabetes Type 2

Wellness, general

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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Personal Coaching Wellness, general

Metabolic Syndrome Stage 2 Vs Stage 3

Metabolic Syndrome Stage 2 Vs Stage 3 This is session 3 of 3 that we are writing on a series introducing a health focus concept revolving around the term or state of the body’s metabolic status otherwise referred to as Metabolic Syndrome (MSy). There are 5 stages to MSy and we will contrast Stage 2 and 3 this week to conclude the series. We advise you to read the previous blogs on Stage 0 Vs Stage 5 and Stage 1…

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Wellness, general

Metabolic Syndrome Stage 1 Vs Stage 4

Metabolic Syndrome Stage 1 Vs Stage 4 This is session 2 of 3 that we are writing on a series introducing a health focus concept revolving around the state of the body’s metabolic status otherwise referred to as Metabolic Syndrome (MSy). There are 5 stages to MSy and we will contrast Stage 1 and 4 this week, then Stage 2 and 3 next week. Stage 1 – Metabolic Syndrome (Health profile is 8 – 9 out of 10) This state…

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Personal Coaching Wellness, general

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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Fitness Health Nutritional Health Wellness, general

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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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

Remembering Dr. Rene Barcelona

A dear friend and fellow conservative health practitioner passed away at age 59 on Chinese New Year 2014. Rene F. Barcelona, ND (MS) was a pioneer in  bringing Naturopathy to the Philippines. His heart gave out after a 20 year struggle following several years of Insulin treatment for Diabetes in his 30’s. When people die of complications of Diabetes, the predominant factor is Insulin toxicity, more than high blood sugar. It was coined Syndrome X in the 90’s. If you…

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Chiropractic Fitness Health Wellness, general

Wellness focus – Are your children getting enough exercise?

According to the Active Healthy Kids Canada 2012 Report Card, lack of physical activity and too much inactivity have many negative effects; while lack of exercise tops the list of the biggest concerns about kids’ health, according to a new survey of American adults. Are Filipino parents mistaken by introducing their children to screen games and fast foods? Children are more at risk of suffering health consequences of a lifestyle with a lack of physical activity that prevents optimal physical…

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Nutritional Health Wellness, general

Insulin Resistance is Caused by Fat in Muscles.

The WHO (World Health Organization) has warned that Diabetes Type 2 (caused by improper lifestyles) has reached epidemic proportions; some regions of the world at greater risk than others, mostly due to geographic and economic factors. The focus on Diabetes by western Medicine is to manage blood glucose levels. This is a failed formula and that is the principal reason why the incidence of Diabetes-related illnesses are also on the rise. Type 2 Diabetes is caused by Insulin Resistance also…

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Nutritional Health Wellness, general

About Fruits and Vegetables

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says: “Eat more fruits and vegetables.” You’ve likely heard this statement since childhood but when we ask people they confess that they only half listened since they just eat more fruit. To get the correct point across governments should amend the message to “Eat more vegetables and some fruit.” Why? Fruits are digested into simple sugars that can still contribute to obesity. Shocked? When the rate of obesity has increased 300% over the past 30 years there must be…

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