Is Obesity affecting your health?

Is Obesity affecting your health?

Is Obesity affecting your health? Obesity is a bigger problem than we realize. According to World Health Organization, obesity is one of the most common, yet amongst the most neglected public health problems in both developed and developing nations. People are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), exceeds 30 kg/m2.   Types of […]

Protect Yourself from Antibiotic Resistance

Protect Yourself from Antibiotic Resistance

ActivHealth Tips 1. Antibiotics are medicines taken to prevent and treat infections caused by bacteria. 2. Antibiotics should be taken for the entire prescription – and NOT stop in between when the patient feels better. 3. To prevent antibiotic resistance, do NOT use antibiotic without a doctor’s prescription. Do NOT buy over the counter antibiotic […]

Change Your Eating Habits to Prevent Diabetes

Change Your Eating Habits to Prevent Diabetes

ActivHealth Tips Never skip breakfast. Eat meals regularly. Six small meals are permitted or three regular meals with 2-3 permitted food snacks Calorie intake as recommended must be adhered to Consume foods with low glycemic index, like apples, pears, salads, etc. Avoid carbonated drinks, restrict alcohol consumption, and avoid processed foods Fats and proteins can […]

Are You at a Risk of Developing a COPD ?

Are You at a Risk of Developing a COPD ?

ActivHealth Tips You may be at risk of developing COPD if your answer is yes to any of the questions below: Are you a smoker? Are you exposed to air pollution or second hand smoking or passive smoking? Do you have chronic cough (i.e. > 3 weeks – with or without sputum) Do you have […]