Say yes to fruits and vegetables. Stay hydrated. Avoid cigarettes and excess alcohol. Junk junk food. Exercise daily and limit gadget schedules. This is some of the common medical advice that still holds true as countries mark World Health Day on Thursday amid the Covid pandemic that still reigns in many pockets in several countries.
In fact, the theme for World Health Day as envisioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes the need for a healthy body and mind, because Covid has made us realize the importance of good health. This is also reflected in this year’s theme “Our Planet, Our Health”.
Himesh Joshi, co-founder and CEO of Ayu Health Hospitals, points out that the pandemic has highlighted the need for better healthcare infrastructure and digitization of healthcare services.
“Over the past two years, we have seen major improvements on these fronts, but there is still a long way to go. In many places, we still see healthcare workers who rely primarily on traditional practices such as using pen-and-paper to record patient health data.
Dr. RP Parashar, Psychiatrist and Ayurveda Expert and Head of Panchakarma Ayurvedic Hospital, Prashant Vihar, Delhi also maintained that instead of consuming packaged and processed foods or fast foods or junk foods high in salt, sugar and fats, fresh foods should be eaten at home. Cooked food. Also, gadget schedules should be limited while one should exercise daily to stay physically and mentally fit. (Dr.) Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Director of All India Institute of Ayurveda, under the Ayush Ministry, spoke about the important role diet plays in ensuring good health. food), which is considered the most important factor in sustaining life. This is shown in Covid-times. “
“In fact, we launched the Master Chef competition in association with the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune and the Central Naturopathic Research Council to highlight the importance of incorporating AYUSH into our modern diets and putting in place before the nutrition value of our native grains, cereals, millets and other natural ingredients to promote a healthy lifestyle.According to the WHO, health is not just physical but also mental and social well-being.