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Diet and Health in Lebanon

Diet and Health in Lebanon

Summary: Nutrition is an act of monitoring the food and drink that are necessary for life. Nutrition is important for a healthy lifestyle. By practicing good nutrition, you can have a healthy body and a long life. There are some things you need to about nutrition and the information is in this article, you can use a few tips to help show you how easy it is to know how to incorporate good nutrition into your life.

Diet and health: What you need to know about nutrition

Ideal Fitness begins with a perfect diet. Learn the most important groups of food: fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Protein promotes muscle growth, carbohydrates supply energy for movement, and fat – in moderation – is required to repair the damage. About a third of your daily calories should come from protein, about half the carbohydrates and other unsaturated fats.

No matter how old you are, nutrition is essential for a healthy body. As children grow, nutrition is especially important for the growth and development of organs. Be a role model for the kind of food you want your child to eat as they grow. If you expect your child to eat whole grains and vegetables at meals, make sure he sees you eating them. If your child sees you eating nutritious foods, chances are that they will want to emulate your good eating habit.

Olive oil in your pantry can be a valuable addition to your skin care. Olive oil is gentle and effective to seal the moisture in the face and hands. It also offers a ration of antioxidants to fight against skin aging. A thin layer twice a day is all you need.

Diet during pregnancy has specific requirements to ensure that your baby is as healthy as possible. Focus on the iron-rich foods to ensure that your baby has sufficient amount of oxygen during development. Iron-rich foods can also prevent premature births. Good sources of iron include lean meat, poultry and fish.

Nutritious food is very much needed to have the energy to carry out our tasks for the day. Carbohydrates are the best way to achieve this feeling of energy. Be sure to start your day with plenty of fruits, vegetables and grains and you will immediately feel like you have the energy to take on tasks for the day.

As stated before, diet involves control of food and drinks, which is necessary for life. Diet keeps people healthy and a good nutrition is needed for a long life. With the use of the information in this article, you can practice good nutrition and live a long and healthy life.

Author Info

Dr Nagi Safa

Dr Nagi Safa is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeon (Weight-Loss Surgeon) at the Advanced BMI in Lebanon and at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, and holds an academic appointment at the University of Montreal. Furthermore, he is involved in the training of residents and surgical fellows on how to perform advanced laparoscopic obesity surgery. In 2010, he launched the Advanced Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (Advanced BMI) in Lebanon, and has been helping hundreds of patients from all over the Middle-East through his expertise in obesity surgery. Education: Dr Safa completed his residency training at the University of Montreal General Surgery Program. He then performed a fellowship in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and Minimal Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery), at the Sacred Heart Hospital of Montreal, which is the largest Weight Loss Surgery center in the Montreal area, and one of the busiest in Canada. Experience: During his training, and throughout his practice, Dr Safa performed more than one thousand laparoscopic procedures, including Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding, gastric plication and many other abdominal surgery procedures. He has a particular interest in LaparoscopicRevisional Surgery including banding, bypass and sleeve. With a keen interest in the advancement of obesity surgery and newer minimally invasive surgical techniques, Dr Safa gained experience in the single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS), and offers Single Incision gastric banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy Surgery. Research: His current research interests include clinical outcomes from various bariatric surgery procedures and investigations on the impact of bariatric surgery on Type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome X. Memberships: Dr Safa holds professional memberships with the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons, Canadian Association of General Surgeons, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Association for Surgical Oncology, Quebec Medical Association, Trauma Association of Canada, Association Quebecoise de Chirurgie, International College of Surgeon, and the College des Medecins du Quebec.