Nigeria: Healthy lifestyle reduces sickness- say medical expert
DrIbrahim Hazoumea Medical expert on Saturday, June 25, in Lagos advised the general public to observehealthy lifestyle, to reduce the occurrence of sicknesses.
The medical expert expressed the viewpoint in separate interviews with the pressman, saying that people must be physically and medically fit to be healthy. Dr Ibrahim defined healthiness as the absence of disease and good mental status of an individual, while wellness was more of a lifestyle. Hazoume defined being well as“keeping active, eating a balanced diet, getting fit, losing weight, quitting smoking, limiting alcohol, eating fruits and vegetables, managing stress, thinking less and sleeping well.”In order for one to be considered healthy, he or she must both be sound in body and mind; achieving both healthy lifestyle and wellness can make one to live longer,’’he said.