Obesity can lead to stroke, diabetes and limit salt intake – Archyde

VIVA – Data from Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) in 2018 showed that 21.8 percent of Indonesians were affected obesity. If left unchecked, the obesity rate is projected to reach 40 percent by 2030. This means that almost every second adult in Indonesia will be obese.

This condition needs to be treated immediately as obesity is associated with a number of diseases such as: B. a higher risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and Diabetes.

Doctor Rafael Nanda R, MKK revealed that the prevalence of non-communicable diseases in Indonesia is increasing year by year.

“This indicates that people need to make lifestyle changes to be healthier. One of the keys is to maintain a balanced diet by paying attention to the dose.” Gula, salt, and fat in every dish,” he said Health Talk & Virtual Tour recently held at the Ajinomoto Visitor Center.

Doctor Rafael added that salt plays an important role in giving food a delicious taste. Salt or sodium also has various benefits for the body, including maintaining fluid balance in the body and playing a role in maintaining nerve and muscle function.

“But foods high in salt tend to make people overeat, leading to obesity and other diseases like high blood pressure,” he explained.


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