Experts believe that functional foods not only protect the optimum human health but also meet their healthy eating habits. / Photo: Rita Stankevičievit St (L:)
It is no secret that healthy eating is the best way to prevent diseases such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease or even cancer. According to the World Health Organization, the lack of malnutrition and physical activity is a major health threat worldwide. It seems not easy – we'll eat better, let's move and we'll stay healthy, but is it really easy?
In 2016, a survey conducted by the European Union (EU) statistical office, Eurostat, found that every six European citizens suffered from obesity. This is a serious public health problem as it significantly increases the risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and other diseases.
By the way, a quarter of the adults in the world, I mean. Active physical activity is insufficient to devote approximately 1.4 billion. According to scientists, the lack of physical activity can lead to dangerous and sometimes even more serious consequences for a person as well as smoking, diabetes or heart disease. You should spend 20 minutes a day, at least one time walking, jogging, swimming or other favorite sporting activities.
Some figures really worry you. European Healthy Eating Day, November 8 European countries are trying to reiterate the importance of health for healthy nutrition.
Healthy foods: apple, broccoli, walnut, avocado, dried fruit, olive oil.
"In the last 20-30 years, food has changed drastically in Lithuania – the supply of fast food has increased or increased, for example, the diversity of chocolates containing too much salt and sugar, etc. Changes in diet and proteins such as chickens and some hormonal changes These are the antibiotics that cause and increase the amount of estrogen. student Kaunas University of Technology (KTU)) Modern Health Strategies, # student_2018 ”, Healthy Living and Nutrition Expert Dr. Artes Sujeta.
Which food a healthy choice today?
The answer to the question of what a healthy diet is, still seems simple. It is a food that nourishes the body with the necessary ingredients: proteins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.
A. According to Sujeta diet, more nutrition and sports experts, apples, broccoli, walnuts, avocados, useful dry fruits, olive oil and so on. It should include scientists who use useful menus for human health.
It is very important that you use enough fiber for a healthy diet, so you should consider the use of fiber with food. The easiest way to get them is to choose a fruit, vegetable or sandwich containing all the parts of the bread for snacks.
A.Sujeta is recommended for the recommended snacks. "For example, if you drink coffee with milk and sugar, the body considers it a snack, so after eating an aperitif like" others, you should not eat it for several hours to normalize your blood sugar. "
Scientists also note that functional foods are dietary foods that are consumed on a daily basis and have an additional physiological effect on the human body except for their nutritional value. These food products contain functional food components in the production process (active ingredients of such foods can be nutrient fibers, polyhedrine, bran, gastrointestinal tract and many more).
Experts believe that functional foods not only protect the optimum human health but also meet their healthy eating habits.
KTU Food Technology Professor Rimantas Petras Venskutonis, a professor of food science and technology at the Faculty of Chemistry, School of Chemistry, KTU says, "Functional foods are considered food of the 21st century."
How to start a sport?
. When we compared the situation 100 years ago and now we've reduced the movement 4 times, a A. Sujeta said. Being sporty, physically active is not less important than a healthy diet. For physical activity or intensive aerobic physical activity, it is recommended for adults who are between 18-64 years of age at least 150 minutes per week for moderate intensity aerobic exercise (rapid walking, cycling, running, etc.) for at least 75 minutes.
A healthy lifestyle expert looks at whether a person, a child, an adult or an elderly person should act for everyone and no special conditions at all.
"There is no excuse for not doing sports, even if the basic conditions are sufficient, a student living in the barracks can go to the courtyard to escape," he asks. Sujeta added that the students who said they were banned from doing sports were amazing.
According to him, starting with smaller goals and investments, the desire and the will to build sports would not disappear from the first failure of the maximum goals set for them.
Higher schools are also trying to create a favorable condition for students, for example, KTU is active in the için Active enc sports club where students can actively participate in sports and receive advice on nutrition and nutrition during the second year.