Once the disease is present, people realized that there was nothing wrong with the lifestyle. One of the most influential is the diet. Principally, dietary adjustments can prevent or restrain that pain is not worse, "said Elvina Naidoo, physician nutritionists. Some diseases, such as diabetes mellitus and gout, can not be recovered. However, by setting a good diet, disease progression can be inhibited so as not to get worse. Settings diet coupled with exercise and adequate rest are expected to improve the quality of life of patients.
Everyday, fat makes food more savory and delicious. However, the fat also contributed greatly to the risk of some diseases. Most of the diseases caused by one's lifestyle requires eating composition settings.
One of the components that are particularly fat consumption should be reduced. Some diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, uric acid, and coronary heart disease, have a relationship with obesity. This disease could be the cause of complications and cause other diseases.
Disease due to lifestyle most number of sufferers is coronary heart disease. The disease is commonly called "bad eating disease" as a result of this can be prevented with lifestyle improvements. The disease is caused by narrowing, blockage of blood vessels. This causes the blood flow to the heart stops, or the heart can no longer pump blood throughout the body.
Required balanced diet for coronary heart disease, which consume a balanced meal of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals.
To prevent the accumulation of fat in the blood vessels, patients should avoid saturated fats such as beef tallow, mutton, bersantan foods, and fried. In lieu of meat, foods such as chicken, fish, or egg white and vegetable proteins such as tofu and beans.
In general, foods that contain lots of fat also contains cholesterol.
For people with high cholesterol should reduce the intake of saturated fats and foods that contain high calories, such as cake, ice cream, and fried foods. In addition, people with high cholesterol should avoid these types of foods low in fat but high in cholesterol, such as egg yolk, brain, and viscera.
Eating fiber foods, especially vegetables and fruits as well as some other types of fibers such as havermouth also good for people with high cholesterol. To lower cholesterol, can take vitamin E, vitamin C, and various other substances like niacin and lecithin contained in rice, soybean, wheat, soy beans, and garlic.
For patients with diabetes mellitus, according to Elvina, in principle, should make arrangements to eat by reducing complex carbohydrates. Staple foods that contain lots of fiber such as potatoes are highly recommended as compared with rice and potatoes.
Diet for people with diabetes should consult a physician to adjust the amount, schedule, and type. The amount of calories must be fit as needed, no more or less. Schedule must be made three main meals and three meals between the interval of three hours. Patients should limit foods high in calories, high fat, and high cholesterol. The recommended foods are vegetables and fruits are less sweet, like apple, papaya, tomatoes, kedondong, bark, and bananas.
In the book Ways of Coping with Illness written Elvina Naidoo mentioned, onion, garlic, and beans both because it affects diabetics lose fat and blood glucose levels.
Other diseases that can be reduced by adjusting the diet effect was hypertension and gout. For patients with hypertension, in addition to arranging a balanced caloric intake, should also be restricted foods that contain a lot of fat and cholesterol. Intake of salt (sodium chloride) should also be reduced.
The problem is, many foods that contain a lot of salt unwittingly, ranging from snacks such as biscuits and instant noodles to preserved foods such as salted fish, and condiments such as soy sauce, shrimp paste, and taoco. To reduce blood pressure, can be shaped by increasing potassium intake through supplements or vegetables that contain a lot of minerals, such as celery, cabbage, mushrooms, and nuts.
For patients with uric acid, there are a series of purine-containing foods should be avoided, such as organ meats, nuts, and seafood. Patients with gout should consume carbohydrate foods such as rice, flour, bread, and cassava. However, simple carbohydrates such as sugar and sweets should be avoided.
Patients with gout, according to Elvina, just need a little protein and fat, especially animal protein. The special thing to note is drink lots of water so that the expenditure through urine smoothly. "With the control diet, the possibility of disease recurrence is small," said Elvina.