Artículo 4_ ¡Cuidando nuestra salud juntos! Entorno, alimentación y actividad física en las enfermedades crónicas

Taking Care of our Health Together! Environment, Nutrition and Physical Activity in Chronic Diseases

Hello everyone! Today we want to talk about a vitally important topic: social determinants and their impact on the development of chronic diseases in our population. Understanding how the environment around us, our diet and access to physical activities can influence our health will help us make more informed decisions for a fuller and healthier life. So, let’s join together and explore this exciting topic!


Our environment and its influence on our health


Our environment plays a critical role in our health. If we live in a place with polluted air, lack of green areas or high levels of stress, this can affect our physical and emotional well-being. It is important to raise awareness about how we can improve our environment to take better care of ourselves.

Finding green spaces to walk, practice yoga or simply breathe fresh air can have a positive impact on our well-being. In addition, promoting safe and pollutant-free spaces in our communities is also a duty incumbent on all of us.

Food: a pillar of our health


Food is our body’s fuel, and healthy eating is essential to prevent chronic diseases. We should strive for a balanced diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins.

Remember, our Latin culture provides us with a rich variety of healthy options! We can enjoy delicious traditional dishes and at the same time take care of our health. Let’s opt for healthier cooking methods, reduce consumption of processed foods and sugary beverages, and increase water intake.

The importance of physical activity


A sedentary lifestyle can be a risk factor for chronic diseases. Although sometimes the daily routine keeps us busy, it is essential to look for opportunities to be more active. Dancing, walking, swimming or even taking short stretching breaks throughout the day are simple ways to keep moving.

Remember, it’s not about being elite athletes, it’s about finding activities that we enjoy and make us feel good. Plus, exercising with friends or family can be a lot of fun!

Let’s take care of ourselves and transform our health


Dear community, it is time to take charge of our health and well-being. Through small changes in our environment, our diet and our physical activity, we can make a big difference in preventing chronic diseases. Together, we can create a healthier future for ourselves and our families. Let’s make informed decisions, share knowledge and support each other on this path to a fuller, happier life. The power to transform our health is in our hands!

Remember, let’s take care of ourselves and our loved ones, because health is the best gift we can give each other!

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