The councilman of Health, Trini Cayuela, and specialist in Endocrinology and Nutrition Hospital de La Arrixaca, Juan Madrid Conesa, presented the "First Week of Healthy Eating", to be held during the 25th, 26th and 28th of January in Socio-Cultural Center "The Jail", aiming to sensitize the public of the need for adequate food to maintain good health.
The mayor thanked the cooperation of the doctor, and that through the lectures will be taught in Totana is to make known to society the benefits of eating a healthy diet.
In this connection, it recalled the actions that have taken place since the City Council to prevent childhood obesity, including workshops in schools with children of the municipality.
For its part, endocrine stressed the importance of proper nutrition also in the process of curing diseases in order to make good use of food to alleviate or cure certain ailments or diseases.
It has also pointed out that although most of the population is aware of this fact, it is becoming more frequent feeding wrong.
Specifically, he explained that many of the ads on food do not match the reality of what food is made and we must be clear that what we are eating is not as healthy as companies sell it.
Poor eating habits that are widespread in the population, as has been secured, "leading to a progressive increase in diseases such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol, which are risk factors for heart problems and brain" .
On the other hand, the nutritionist has said it is shown that a proper diet reduces the risk of certain cancers.
The "I Healthy Eating Week" organized by the Center for Nutrition and Health "NUSA" in collaboration with the Department of Health, to be held from 25 to 28 January, includes a series of talks that will take place at 20:00 pm in the center Sociocultural "Jail" in which they carry out some simple directions on how to maintain a healthy diet.
On Monday 25 January, the doctor specialist in Endocrinology and Nutrition Hospital de La Arrixaca, Juan Madrid Conesa, will give a talk on "our children are well fed?".
On Tuesday 26 January, a diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition, Alberto Conejero Parra, report on "Overweight and obesity and how to prevent and treat."
The lecture series will culminate on Thursday 28 January with a lecture on "Can you delay aging?
How do I? "Which will be borne by the Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition, Ana Carrasco Martínez.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com