How Important Fruits and Vegetables for Health?

Do you remember the slogan four of five perfectly healthy nutrition? The sentence seems to no longer be the focus of attention. Though the two in between, namely fruits and vegetables can provide tremendous impact on health.
According to WHO, as many as 93.6 percent of Indonesia’s population aged over 10 years, in the category of eating less fruit and vegetables.
“Most people still view that the role of fruit and vegetables only as a complement. This then causes people often do not eat regularly,” says clinical nutrition specialist, Dr.dr. Fiastuti Witjaksono, in the event Zespri Media Workshop held at Ecopark, Ancol.
Fact: fruits and vegetables rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals, digestive enzymes, and water that is not found in food products or supplements. If these two nutrients consumed regularly, can prevent and reduce the risk of developing the disease.
“Lack of fruit and vegetable intake can lead to the risk of gastrointestinal cancer deaths by 14 percent, coronary heart disease by 11 percent, and deaths from stroke by nine per cent,” said Fiastuti.
Therefore, to avoid or prevent undesirable, it is better if you start eating two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables each day on a regular basis.


Dangers of Salt, Sugar and Fat

Consumption of foods high in salt, sugar, and fat in the long-term health hazard. Familiarize young healthy diet can reduce the risk from diseases such as high blood pressure, heart problems, and kidney disorders.
Professor of Medicine, Renal-Hypertension Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia-dr Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, Suhardjono said, to live healthy, the body needs essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, as well as additional nutrients such as vitamins and minerals.
“These nutrients must be consumed all, there should not be abandoned. However, when excessive consumption of carbohydrates and fats, can lead to obesity which invites various diseases, “he said.
Obesity, said Suhardjono, potentially leading to high blood pressure, insulin disorders, and inflammation. Factors that in the long term potentially damage the kidneys.
Currently, cases of kidney failure continues to increase and the impact increases the risk of cardiovascular disease aka heart and vascular disorders. Renal failure patient deaths from heart disease and high blood vessel. Based on data from the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2000, 56 million deaths in the world each year due to kidney disease.
A healthy diet
To suppress the occurrence of risk factors for renal damage, Suhardjono suggest a healthy diet. That is, eating more servings of water, vegetables, and fruits suitable food pyramid. “Fatty foods, greasy, and sweet are the highest end of the pyramid so that smaller portions,” he said.
Healthy eating should be applied early. “In infants up to the age of four years, the fat cells are still needed to grow and thrive. But after that, the cells no longer grow, it will grow. If you eat too much fat, even obese obesity could happen, “said Suhardjono.
Specialist heart and blood vessel diseases from the Hospital Cardiovascular Harapan Kita, Santoso Karo Karo, say, a balanced diet is needed to keep the heart healthy condition. Excessive salt intake can increase the risk of high blood pressure. In the end, it makes the heart work harder.
Santoso said, a healthy diet should minimize the intake of salt, sugar, and fat. Instead, rich in fiber such as vegetables, fruits, and grains.
“Calories from sugar should not be more than 10 percent of total daily needs for a variety of sugar sources. Salt is no more than 6 grams. Fat ranged 5-10 percent of the food we eat, “he said.
In Indonesia, low-salt diet is difficult to implement because many pickled food. People are also generally more concerned with carbohydrate intake. “The important thing is full,” he said.
Low physical activity and less exercise increases the risk of heart disease. As recommended by the World Society of Sport, people aged 25-55 years are required to walk at least 10,000 steps per day or an average of 3.5 kilometers.
A healthy diet low in salt, sugar, and fat, said Santoso, should be applied since the child in the womb. Reducing salt during pregnancy may prevent preeclampsia and mothers of babies born with low weight. Babies like this has the potential of developing heart disease in adulthood.
Reducing sugar intake during pregnancy may reduce the risk of babies born with excess weight and later risk of developing diabetes.


Can children do lift weights?

Children must be encouraged to love to exercise. Exercise done regularly will make his body fit, prevent obesity and help children do better in school. However, children do not recommend doing weight-bearing exercise.
Weight-bearing exercise is done in the age of the children was to undermine the child’s bone growth. According dr.Sophia Benedicta, resident of Sports Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, children aged less than 12 years old are prohibited from lifting weights that come from outside the body.
“The burden is too heavy can interfere with the growth plate (growth plate) bone. Consequently the child can not be high,” he said on the sidelines of the launch of the Archipelago Movement held by PT.Frisian Flag of Indonesia in Jakarta.
Growth plate was instrumental in the growth of bone extending to the end of the growth period. Overload is feared will close growth plates.
Children are advised to do aerobic activities such as football, basketball, badminton, cycling, jogging, jumping rope, and so on.
Sophia also do not recommend children exercising in the fitness center (gym) because it can reduce the chance of children exposed to sunlight are a source of vitamin D.
In addition to sports activities, children can also be encouraged to undertake physical activity play a game that requires a lot of movement, like playing hide and seek, jump rope, Galasin, baseball, and so on. Children of school age should be reduced in time doing relaxing activities such as watching television or playing video games. Activity relaxed too much and followed with excess food can cause obesity.


Kidney transplant surgery, Just Allow a Lifetime

DIFFERENT with other operations, kidney transplant surgery should only be performed once in a lifetime. What article?
Difficulty of finding the right donor as well as the costs, constraints such as interference to other organs of post-transplant liver into a series of problems that need to be considered. From the medical side, doctors also demanded thorough doctor about how many blood vessels which must be connected when performing surgery. In addition, the right space for the laying of the kidney is also a challenge that must be faced by doctors. Therefore, kidney transplantation could not be done haphazardly.
“In transplant surgery, the operation, is the most important session. The doctors should be predicted all conditions that occur in the operating situation. For example, how many blood vessels which must be connected when the unification of the kidney, or the placement of renal Have a fit, well and does not change its position. Team doctor should already know, and most importantly not interfere with organ function. This is because despite the difficulty of finding a kidney match. The doctors should be careful and cautious, “said DR. Arry Rodjani RS S.PU different experts. Cipto Mangunkusumo (RSCM), when met at an event themed Children First Successful Kidney Transplantation in Indonesia, in the auditorium RSCM Kirana, Central Jakarta, Monday, April 15, 2013.
Further explained, the reason why only one kidney transplant operation is due to the difficulty of fitting donor search. According to him, the donor may be sought from relatives or friends who want to help, but if it does not fit it will be useless. This is what triggers the procedure of the operation as much as possible to be done once.
“The process can get a transplant patient has many obstacles, some of which is fitted to the donor search cost is relatively expensive. This is the reason why the kidney transplant surgery should only be performed once. Aside from the medical side, so as not to interfere with the function of other organs after the surgery, “he concluded.


Nutritional deficiency When Baby Makes Short Body

MANY adverse effects of infant nutrition and less given ample for two years early. One of them, causing your child so short stature (stunting).
Nutrition at the age of two years are very important, the article when it underestimated the conditions and short legs already happened to you. Conditions that can not be repaired anymore. Worse, according to research from 2007 to 2010 states that this phenomenon does not change significantly, ie one third of infants in Indonesia.
“Riskedas data in 2007 showed that the incidence of mothers of children with short stature at 36.8 percent, after the subsequent years did not experience much decreased until in 2010, the percentage of children growing incidence of 35.6 per cent short. Or in other words, one-third or approximately five million of children under five in Indonesia experienced a short-bodied body.’s obviously a concern, “said Dr. Elvina Naidoo, M.Sc, PH.D, SpGK, nutritionist and director of Indonesian Micronutrient Initiative (MII) in the Growing Importance themed Love of Early Nutrition in Flower Goela Restaurant, Jl. General Sudiraman, Jakarta.
Therefore, he said, there is no other way of providing adequate nutrition asuapan with breastfeeding in the first half, after which blends soft foods, and if the baby had been a year already be introduced to the fruit and vegetables. It is very crucial, the article not only physically different leg length compared with others, malnourished babies in two years initial impact on the shortage of cognition (perception). Even worse, interfere with daily activities.
“If the number of someone who experienced stunting more and more, what will happen to the young generation of Indonesia’s future? I can not imagine. Problem is, it certainly lowered competitiveness with others later,” he explained.


Medical Treatment Abroad, What a great thing?

He said, medical treatment abroad that great? Whether what’s so great, I do not know. Endless, I have not been to the hospital there, and I virtually never sick, except for first-time students. Instead of medical treatment abroad, to pay the hospital at that time, I had to pawn my diploma. And, when it feels medical treatment abroad yet trendy. Not like now.
Then, great, it’s not great, what size?
The luxurious building, the tools are sophisticated, exceptional service, accurate diagnosis, the medication was a potent, low cost. Or perhaps, when you are expected to already want to die here, in Indonesia, or you have a short life expectancy, say can not be recovered again here, then you go to Singapore or Malaysia, then is not the case, so you do not die, you can then run again?
How the heck are critical here, people are saying there is no hope anymore, aka dying, then flown to it, then get up, recover from it? Perhaps there is, 1-2 patients.
What is in a hospital in Indonesia, there is no such a case? 1-2 patients who say there is no hope of living again, just to let go and pray there is also recovered.
Ok, to see the great treatment outside, now take a first aspect, the tools are sophisticated, complete. Sophisticated tools, often used as a benchmark for the complete patient that a hospital was great. Even. great-grand building is also associated with it. Well, as you become patient, with sophisticated tools that you checked, then you feel satisfied, happy, proud that with the tools that your disease is very difficult to predict.
All modern diagnostic tools were then used to investigate the possibility of your disease. Of A Z samapai examined, the results of the A to Z also exist. It was great there, if you for instance complained of headache, often severe your neck, you only suffer from hypertension, but all of them will be checked. Urine, blood, anything that can be checked by the sophisticated tools, it will be examined. EEG, CT Scan, MRI even also not forgotten. Then, the result, the sheet piles, files, pictures you take home, a lot of notes in there, there is a given star (the star with an asterisk may project in the House), it means that there are not normal, according to the standard flat- prevailing average.
The increase in value just above the normal values ​​are considered, will be a star. Based on the results, then you will be sentenced with this disease, it is. You must be worried, scared, and asked to return control. This is one great there, sometimes the diagnosis is made by laboratory, sophisticated tools that other aspects oblivion. And, misuse of diagnostic tools do not need to be not Yag does not happen often, but because you are on the outside, and perhaps did not know you did not say anything. This is the greatness of others that I have seen.
Then, in a final note Medical Record that you take home must be present diagnosis. In the above example Hypertension patients grade II with cephalgia. And, besides that you will be advised the control back 6 months, 4 months or even sooner than that. Not only that, a bundle of drugs also will accompany your journey back to Indonesia, depending on the deal you want more control there. 4, 5, 6, 7, even 8 kinds of drugs into breakfast, lunch, and dinner you until the next 3-6 months. Imagine, how many bags you have to buy drugs there, as it implied that the drug does not exist here, or perhaps more expensive, and they are as they are also very confident that the drugs would not be problematic as long as you eat the drug, to 3 months or 6 months later. That’s the greatness of others
One case with my patient, it may be able to describe the greatness of it. Patient, call Mr. S when treated in my place, Mr. A if another treatment in Singapore, aged 78 years. Mr. S was old patient with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, and hypertension. Three days after discharge treatment on Foreign Affairs. Mr. S or Mr. A was complaining his body feels uncomfortable, sometimes cold sweats, like going to faint.
“This dock, the results there,” he said as he pulled out before I check the sheets one by one lab results, the photos done there. Finally, from the bag the other, the patient dispense medications, and then stack them on top of my examination table.
I briefly saw there was no 8-10 kinds of drugs, medications hypertension, diabetes, in addition to the two kinds of drugs especially Insulin either drug. “Whoa, a lot of medicine, sir,” I said half-inquired. “Yes dock, the patient said, pointing out one by one the drugs.”
Seeing the number of tests carried out, the drug brought the patient, I do not know how about the cost for that. Okay lah, sophisticated examination, expensive drugs for some people may not be a problem, let alone seek medical treatment outside the pocket is thick. But no matter how smart a doctor out there, segopok drugs for 3-6 months it will not necessarily be suitable and safe, and something undesirable could happen. This is the other side of the greatness treatment outside.
Then, when you experience such side effects, you will fly to it or if there is something that is considered malpractice incident, would you sue? Remember, the case is quite high malpractice claims in there, you just might not know, or did not dare.
Well, from my experience with a few patients who had consultations after a treatment there, and in the case above, I am often asked, “Is this a great saying?” I do not close my eyes, surely there is no excess, but that does not mean there is no shortage too. In fact, I see, patients often become objects of Indonesia, if I may say, to make money as much as possible.