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The Importance of Wearing a Seat Belt on the Back Seat

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When driving in a car, generally only passengers in the front seat use seat belts. In fact, the use of seat belts on the back seat is no less important, because accidents can occur at any time and from any direction. When an accident occurs in a car, passengers without seat belts can increase the risk of injury and death to other passengers. So it is important for all passengers in the car to use a seat belt. Here are some of the dangers that can be prevented from using a seat belt in the passenger seat: Hit or be thrown out In addition to injuries due to collisions, passengers who do not wear seat belts have the risk of being thrown out of the vehicle when an accident occurs suddenly. The study found that most of the passengers who were thrown out were also more at risk of dying. Harming other passengers In addition to being thrown out or bumping into the inside of a car, passengers who do not wear seat belts are at risk of colliding or affecting other passengers. The risk fo…

Food Choices for People with Gout

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Gout is a type of arthritis that occurs when you have too much uric acid in your blood, and form sharp crystals in one or more of your joints. Basically you can minimize the risk so that you avoid rheumatic gout, including avoiding foods that contain high purine levels such as red meat, organ meats, oily fish, and seafood (seafood); Also avoid sugary drinks that are rich in sugar content and also snacks; keep a healthy weight, follow a balanced diet; exercise regularly, try activities that don't interfere too much with your joints, like swimming; drink plenty of water to reduce the risk of developing uric acid crystals in your joints; and reduce drinking alcoholic beverages. This dietary regulation is not a treatment tool, but can help reduce symptoms. Purines and Rheumatic Gout Gout causes rheumatism and pain in the joints, especially in the big toe. This inflammation of the joints is caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals, which is the body's natural waste. Uric a…

Other Causes of Weight Loss

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Weight gain doesn't always come from what you eat. There are many other factors that cause unexpected obesity. Body weight generally increases when the calories the body burns during activity are less than the calories that come from the food consumed. But besides food, there are many factors that also affect metabolism and body weight. Get to know these factors. Stress When you are stressed, your body will become tense and produce a hormone called cortisol. This hormone is a major cause of increased appetite so that you can easily eat any food to calm down. Lack of sleep There are several things that make sleep deprivation closely related to weight gain, namely: When you lack sleep, an increase in hormone levels in the body can increase hunger and appetite.Staying up late makes you more likely to eat snacks at night, thereby adding to the accumulation of calories in the body.Lack of sleep makes you tend to choose any food like fried rather than healthy snacks like fruit.T…

Calories are the Key to Healthy Weight

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You will gain weight if you consume more calories than the body burns. Calories are a measure of energy in food. The key to a healthy weight is knowing how many calories the food you consume so that it can be adjusted to the amount of energy burned by the body. Body Fuel The body needs energy from calories in food to be able to move. Generally the average woman needs around 1,600-2,400 kilocalories (kcal) per day, while the average man needs 2,000-3000 kcal. But the number of calories needed by each person varies depending on their height, body weight and level of activity. Many factors can affect the amount of calories the body burns during physical activities. Among these are the age and type of activities carried out. For example cycling will burn more calories than walking casually. If not used as fuel, more calories will be stored in the body as fat. Calorie Count Carbohydrates, protein, and fat are types of nutrients that contain calories which act as the body's fuel…

Healthy Food Choices for Pregnant Women

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The development and health of the baby in the womb depends on the nutrients you consume while you are pregnant. Pay close attention to healthy food choices for pregnant women so that the mother and fetus stay healthy. When you're pregnant, you don't actually need to eat too much as if for two people. In fact, you only need to add about 300 extra calories, which is roughly equivalent to a banana and a bowl of cereal with low-fat milk. It's just, of course important to meet the various nutritional needs of a variety of different types of food. For example folic acid plays a role in preventing congenital defects, calcium and protein for the formation of baby's body tissue and bones, and iron to help red blood cells carry oxygen to the fetus. The following are some recommended food and beverage groups for consumption, along with their benefits: Water Drinking enough water can prevent babies born prematurely, hemorrhoids, constipation, excessive swelling, and bladder …