Good nutrition, intake of more water, regular exercising and enough rest was the antidote for good health
Ghana News Agency
Accra, GNA- Major Courage Quashigah (Rtd), Minister of Health on Tuesday said good nutrition, intake of more water, regular exercising and enough rest was the antidote for good health. He said the reversal of these would lead to an increase in preventable diseases among the populace.
The Minister therefore urged the public not be swayed by constant advertisements of alcohol, high consumption of meat and fatty foods on display.Opening a training of Change Agents on regenerative health and nutrition at Ada in the Dangme East District, Major Quashigah deplored the way physical Education as a subject was becoming optional in various schools.
The workshop brought together students, opinion leaders, traditional rulers and other health officials in the district, who are expected to be taken through topics on good nutrition and consumption of high intake of plants as a way of curbing diseases.
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with African Hebrew Development Agency organized the pilot programme.
Dr Ahmediel Ben Yehuda, head of the African Hebrew Development Agency, said regenerative health and Nutrition was a community-based programme, which needed to be supported by all. Dr Yehuda, who is also a Healthy Lifestyles and Behavioural Change Specialist noted that in Israel, plant, including vegetables and fruits had been used as sources of good nutrition and same could be replicated in Ghana. See: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/artikel.php?ID=126236