Live a healthier life

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Live a Healthier Life

Regular health check ups can help find problems before they start, thats why it is important to do an annual medical laboratory test

Also Simple guidelines from qualified experts make it easy to have a balanced diet, nutritious and healthy food.

The best way to eat for health is to choose a variety of foods from each of the 5 food groups every day

Dairy

the foods in this group are excellent sources of calcium, which is important for strong, healthy bones. Not many other foods in our diet contain as much calcium as dairy foods.

fruit provides vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and many phytonutrients (nutrients naturally present in plants), thathelp your body stay healthy.

Fruit

Vegetables, legumes and beans

vegetables should make up a large part of your daily food intake and should beencouraged at every meal(including snack times). Theyprovide vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre and phytonutrients (nutrients naturally present in plants) tohelp your body stay healthy.

Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds

our body uses the protein weeat to make specialised chemicals such as haemoglobin and adrenalin.Protein also builds, maintains, and repairs the tissues in ourbody. Muscles and organs (such as your heart) are made of protein.

Grain and Cereal food

always choose wholegrain and high fibre varieties of breads, cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, etc. Refined grain products (such as cakes or biscuits)can behigh in added sugar, fat and sodium.

Choosing to eat healthier helps prevent many diseases including diabetes, heart disease and even some types of cancer.

eating fresh foods gives you more energy while keeping you feeling and looking younger

Drink Plenty of Water

Water is essential for our body to function do you know over 60% of our body is made up of water? Water is needed to carry out our body functions, remove waste, and carry nutrients and oxygen around our body.

Exercise Regularly

The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of aerobic exercise five days a week. Are you doing enough? It doesnt mean you have to hit the gym for an intense training session, even a brisk afternoon walk has a positive impact on your physical and mental health.

Get Enough Sleep

When you dont rest well, you compensate by eating more. Usually its junk food. Get enough rest and you dont need to snack to stay awake. Also, lack of sleep causes premature aging, and you wouldnt want that.

Always Be

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