Experts urge people to take advantage of Ramzan to reduce weight, improve health

KARACHI: Weight discount via exercising, having balanced weight-reduction plan with masses of end result and vegetables and heading off carbohydrates and quitting smoking can assist in management excessive blood stress, diabetes and minimizes the probabilities of heart assault, professional cardiologists said on Saturday.

Ramzan provides an awesome possibility no longer best to stop smoking however additionally in reducing weight, which might now not handiest benefit in management of blood pressure and diabetes but would additionally reduce the chances of heaving coronary heart attacks, they said however advised the human beings to recognition on having much less however healthful food at Sehar and Iftaar timings to stay healthy.
They have been speakme at a unfastened coronary heart screening camp, organized via the Tabba Heart Institute at Karachi Press Club (KPC) where KPC contributors and their families were screening for high blood pressure, diabetes, Body Mass Index (BMI) at the same time as loose clinical session and recommendation on having safe and healthful meals for the duration of the Ramzan had been additionally supplied.
Majority of the journalists who had been screened at the camp have been determined overweight, with a considerable majority of having their Body Mass Index (BMI) more than 25, and cardiologists and dietitians entreated them to inn of each day exercising for 30 to forty five minutes, devour healthy and balanced weight loss plan with masses of culmination and veggies and avoid junk meals to limit hazard of coronary heart sickness.

As many as 152 reporters and their family individuals had been screened on the heart fitness camp, who lauded the organizers and the team of Tabba Heart Institute for containing the camp.
Speaking on the event, Dr. Khubaib Ahmed and Dr. Salman Ishaque said the majority screened for hazard elements of the coronary heart sickness had been found to be obese with a full-size majority of getting their Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 25 and entreated the human beings lessen their weight via exercising and balanced weight loss program.

Urging the human beings to take advantage of the holy month of Ramzan for quitting smoking and weight loss, they said human beings ought to bring their BMI under manage via taking eating healthy and balanced eating regimen at Sehar and Iftar timings.

Dietitian Ms Sumaiya guided people on having balanced diet in the course of upcoming holy month of Ramzan, saying fending off fried and starchy meals, sugary beverages and packaged meals, people should reduce their weight and advised them to each culmination, vegetables, yogurt, lean meat and drink masses of water to stay healthy and manipulate their high blood pressure, blood sugar degrees in the holy month.

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