7 Smart Tips for Maintaining Health during the Rainy Season

The dry season has passed and soon we will face the rainy season. Seasonal changes sometimes make our bodies vulnerable to health problems and contract diseases.
This is because the body is forced to adapt to different temperatures and humidity than before.
Therefore there is nothing wrong if we start preparing ourselves to stay healthy and avoid various diseases that come in the rainy season.

Rainwater for most people does not affect their health. However, there are some people who will experience dizziness or fever after direct rain.
According to the Ministry of Health, during the rainy season it is indeed an opportunity for microorganisms that make people sick to attack.
There are various diseases that usually occur during the rainy season, including: flu, cough, diarrhea, runny nose, dengue fever and skin diseases.

Well, to prevent diseases in the rainy season attacking our bodies, here are some tips that can be done so that you stay healthy and can be active during the rainy season.

1. Available Umbrellas and Raincoats
The saying that is paying for it before it rains is true. If we always provide umbrellas and raincoats in our bags or vehicles it will help you not to get exposed to rain directly.
Umbrellas and raincoats really help us to avoid the rain directly directly protecting our heads. Because some people will experience dizziness if the head is exposed to rain directly.


2. Consumption of Vitamins
One way to maintain the condition of the body so that it is always fit is to take vitamins. Consumption of vitamin C is very useful for maintaining the stability of our immune system. With immune function awake, your body becomes better and prevented from various diseases.
The content of vitamin C can also be obtained naturally from the content of fruits
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Want to get balanced nutrition? Manage Your Diet

It is undeniable that globalization has an influence on the lifestyle of the Indonesian people, especially on diet. And now, many people who consume food without consideration and prefer fun and pleasure.

Then how can we adopt a healthy diet? To be sure we should avoid foods high in fat, high in sugar and salt, but low in vitamins and nutrients such as fast food and offal. Too much eating these foods will make us at risk for degenerative diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and kidney failure.

We can get balanced nutrition when consuming food in a balanced level, namely between side dishes as a source of energy, vegetables and fruit, and the appropriate meal time. In 1950, that understanding was applied in the slogan ‘4 healthy 5 perfect’.

Then, how do you apply balanced nutrition? The following are steps that you should apply to yourself and family members.

1. Eat a variety of foods every day
With a variety of food foods, malnutrition from a food can be supplemented with nutrients from other foods

2. Eat food to meet energy needs
Energy needs can be met by eating foods rich in carbohydrates, protein, and fat.

3. Limit consumption of fat
Although it is useful as an energy source and adds to the delicacy of cuisine, excessive fat consumption can cause blockage of blood vessels.

4. Use iodized salt
Iodine is a micronutrient that the body needs to support physical growth and brain development through thyroid function.

5. Iron consumption
Iron is useful in the formation of red blood cells. Iron can be obtained from the liver, egg yolks, meat, beans, and green vegetables.

6. Give breast milk
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