Nutrition Society

World Health Day 2021 April 07 ♥️

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship̎.🥰 Health refers to a person’s overall well-being physical, mental and social and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. It is not just about the objective of living but also about having resources to lead a better life.😊 The real wealth is healthy habits such as a balanced diet, exercise, and regular sleep.🤗

The theme for World Health Day 2021 is “Building a Fairer, Healthier World”.🌻

🔴Choose a variety of healthy carbohydrates, fiber-rich food, fish & good fats. 🍏🍇🥑🍒🥭🍍🥦

🔴Limit excessive consumption of instant food (noodles, doughnuts, pizza)🥯🍕🍟🍔, and also you should think about the amount and the number of times you consume them.

🔴Consume non-refined rice, whole wheat flour and oats like grains instead of refined rice and wheat flour.🥱

🔴Limit saturated fat-containing food (coconut oil-rich food, beef, pork, cheese, butter). Avoid the use of the same frying oil again and again.👊Not only dietary habits but also it is very important to have proper lifestyle practices.🤓

🔴By engaging, adequate physical activities of at least 30 minutes per day or 30-45 minutes for 3/4 days per week. Ex: brisk walking, swimming, running, cycling, etc. 🏃‍♀️🚶‍♂️

🔴Avoid smoking and should limit your alcohol consumption ❌

🔴Try to maintain your stress levels properly.You can engage in activities such as listening to music, meditation or any other hobby that makes you relaxed.😇Therefore healthy dietary practices with being physically active will help you to maintain and improve your health.

😊Nutrition Society – Wayamba University of Sri Lanka 🌻