Dr Tashfeen Adam talk to APP


ISLAMABAD, Oct 01(APP): The health experts calls for adopting healthy and balanced diet routine to avoid dangerous diseases.

Talking to APP Dr Tashfeen Adam Said that healthy diet is one that helps to maintain or improve overall health.

An unhealthy diet is a major risk factor for a number of chronic diseases including high blood pleasure, diabetes, abnormal blood lipids, over weight/obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer, he said.

Dr Wasim Khawaja was of the view that there may be a relationship between lifestyle including food consumption and potentially lowering the risk of Cancer or other chronic diseases.

A diet high in fruits and vegetables appears to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease and death but not cancer, he added.

The health experts said that healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition fluid, adequate essential amino acids from proteins, essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, and adequate calories.

They also urged for limited and controlled use of fast food, sugar and other unhealthy foods to avoid the risk of dangerous diseases.

APP/Saeeda/VNS, Islamabad