1. What are examples of critical illnesses that are affected by lifestyle-related diseases?
The most common lifestyle related diseases that can cause critical illness are complications of diabetes (blind, organ failure: kidney / liver / heart, and others), cardiovascular disease: hypertension, high cholesterol (stroke / heart attack, heart surgery by- pass), and Stress / depression (cancer). In the latest statistical study, 1 in 4-5 people tend to contract cancer or diabetes in their lives. 1 in 2 healthy people aged 65 years are at risk of becoming disabled before the time of their death.
2. How can we prevent and avoid lifestyle-related diseases?
The way people live plays an important role in their health. The food they eat, the frequency of exercise, hours of sleep, stress levels and their social activities are things that determine lifestyle. There are many aspects that affect lifestyle but I will limit this discussion to dietary habits / eating habits. Common foods in Indonesia consist mainly of carbohydrates such as rice, noodles, fried dumplings (fried chicken, fried rice, etc.) and high amounts of sugar and salt, plus sweet drinks. These foods can cause an increase in the amount of glucose in the body that is not controlled and high levels of triglycerides (cholesterol) that cause blood pressure to rise. In the long term, this condition can cause strokes (heart attacks) and type 2 diabetes.
Therefore, the choice of food we eat is very important for our health. I suggest, especially for Indonesians, for a diet with a balanced diet. The key to a balanced diet is to have different variations and colors of vegetables, fruits, meats and seeds. Examples of healthy rice are crude basmati rice, brown rice, millet, sorghum, and tri-color quinoa. For noodles, it’s better for red / brown rice noodles, or soba noodles. These rice grains have a lower Glycemic index. Substitution, you can replace noodles with Zoodles (noodles from Zucchini) and cauliflower.
3. Is there a recipe for making practical, fast and nutritious breakfast?
Yes, I myself have done research and learning from doctors and nutrition experts. I designed a smoothie recipe that according to could provide enough energy and nutrition until lunch.
4. If people have adopted a healthy lifestyle, do you still need life insurance for protection against initial critical illness?
Yes, it is important to protect our finances against critical illness with protection from life insurance. If we are not healthy, then we cannot work, so there is no money to continue a decent life. In big cities like Jakarta and Singapore, people today have busy schedules, stressful lifestyles and poor eating habits (too much oil / fat and less vegetables). In other words, lifestyle changes can be made to prevent it, but we can never completely 100% escape from critical illness because of many other factors such as unavoidable stress and decreased sleep quality.
Healthy and practical smoothie recipes for breakfast:
Sweet fruit : banana, mango, papaya. Or choose
Inappropriate fruit : avocado (for diabetics)
Sour fruit : kiwi, pineapple, grapefruit, orange, lemon, apple.
Green vegetables : spinach, cabbage leaves (kale), mustard greens, or other green vegetables.
Nuts : pea protein flour (pea) / yellow bean (soy bean), almond / hazelnut bean flour.
Grains : bovine seeds (chia seeds), linseed (basil seeds), sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds.
The trick : select one / two sweet, sour and green vegetables in small pieces and mix the protein flour of peas and almonds, then sunflower seeds and pumpkins, add ice if necessary, then all ingredients are blended until smooth. The basil / hemp seeds are put into the water a little until it expands, only to be mixed into the smoothie just now. Smoothies ready to drink.
Critical illness insurance generally provides protection covering a total of 104 diseases: 32 Early Critical Illnesses, 29 intermediate, 43 major (large) and 5 additional special conditions. For example, early cancer, it is stage 0 while the main cancer is a minimum of stage 2 or 3. To get this insurance protection agreement, a person must be healthy and not have lifestyle related diseases.
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