Ministry of Health Shares Christmas Tips on Wellness at Christmas
Friday, December 20th, 2013
Belmopan. December 19th, 2013.
The Ministry of Health would like to remind the public of a few simple tips to keep in mind during this Christmas season.
Wash your hands for about 20 seconds with soap and clean water before preparing food.
Avoid juices from raw meats or germs from unclean objects touching cooked or ready-to-eat foods.
Refrigerate leftovers within two hours.
Do not keep leftovers in the fridge longer than 3-4 days.
Do not taste food that looks or smells questionable. “When in doubt, throw it out.”
Balance the amount of rich foods, desert, and alcoholic drinks with more natural, healthy foods.
Control your servings: use smaller plates, avoiding second servings, and make sure to put down your fork between bites. Savor your food.
Include exercise! It is good for your health; gives more energy and relieves stress.
Remember that the Christmas season is not only about food and drinks but also about being with people you love.
This has been a health and wellness message from your Ministry of Health. Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a New Year of health and happiness.
For More Information contact: the nearest health facility in your community or the Ministry of Health. 822-2325/2363.