Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Cholesterols, Oh Cholesterols..

During this Eid festive season, it's a challenge to keep your sane in check. The following are just some of the links to reminds you of our dear friend lurking in our bodies. Don't get me wrong, our body need cholesterols to function properly, but getting a lot of the bad ones (the LDL) clogging your blood vessels and arteries -- that creates harmful illnesses (hypertension, heart-attack, stroke.. to name a few)..
Yes, you can have those rendang, ketupat, etc.. but pls limit your portion. My advice -- if you know you can't control your portion -- pls don't even start taking it, just leave it on the table... and cook yourself a nice grill chicken with herbs and spices with some steamed veggies... delicious. no-guilt.;)

Here's some nice reminders (courtesy of WebMD)
15 Simple Ways to Lower Cholesterol (slide show)
11 Tips to Cut Your Cholesterol Fast
The Basics of Cholesterol
Cholesterol Guidelines (video)

knowledge is power!

stay strong
Sher Khan.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Diabetes (type 2) is curable

Recently I was in fierce debate with a bunch of folks on this subject -- that Diabetes is reversible/curable. If you're diabetic, it is not the end of the world!

Well, as I've always mentioned, I'm not a doctor (or anything close to have any professional medical background), but I do read stuff on this subject (a lot!), and sharing from my personal experiences.

To me, diabetes is a lifestyle illness. Meaning, whatever your lifestyle is right now, it's sucks, and it's killing you (with diabetes). And I know most of you diabetes sufferer out there, this is not new, you know this. The thing is, instead of procrastinate, why can't you just change the poor lifestyle into a better one?? Lead a healthy lifestyle for say just a 3-months period, and then decide. The proof is in the pudding !!

Once you've fixed your diabetic condition (of poor insulin resistance), and you're already lead a active lifestyle, it's ok to sometimes indulge! you've to earn it.

No one else can do this for you, it's all up to you. You're 100% responsible (and stop blaming others/environment/genes.... pls).

See my earlier post on these subjects

Diabetic + Obesity = Diabesity !!

or any of my earlier post that has mentioned diabetes.

stay strong
Sher Khan.


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