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Things to Consider When Trying to Lead a Happy and Healthy Life

For most people, finding a way to live a happy and healthy life is a top concern. There are a number of things that a person can do to increase their overall level of health. The last thing that a person wants is to be stricken with illnesses or health conditions that could be prevented. By taking the time to make some lifestyle changes, you will be able to feel better and live a longer and happier life. The following are a few of the things that need to be considered when trying to live a happier and longer life.

Getting Some Exercise

One of the first things that you need to do when trying to live a healthier life is to get enough exercise. There are a number of ways that you can get the appropriate amount of exercise each day. In order to figure out the best type of exercise program, you will have to take the time to do some research. The more you are able to find out about the types of programs available to you, the faster you will be able to make the right decision.

Eating Better

Another very important factor that you have to consider when trying to find the right balance in your health is the foods that you eat. It is so easy to eat badly and in most cases is takes more work and money to stay on a healthy diet. Taking the time to find some healthy recipes will make this process much easier and will make you feel a lot better about your situation. If you are unsure about what you need to be eating, be sure to seek out some help from a professional in the field.

Healthy Eating

Stay Socially Active

The next thing that you have to consider when trying to be healthy is staying socially active. Not staying active in this area of your life can lead to things like depression. Keeping up with friends and family is a great way to combat this issue and to make you feel better in the process. The effort that you put into this process is more than worth it and will make you closer to those around you. Social media is a great way for a person to get the social interaction they need without even leaving the home.

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Philippines temporarily bans China poultry shipments

Just recently after an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in Heibei province, the Philippine Department of Agriculture temporarily bans import of China poultry products. This is to prevent from possible infection or transmission of the said virus to the country.

China Poultry Products

The poultry products from China which are temporarily banned are meat, day-old chicks, banned eggs and semen. The department has not announced until when this banning of products be, but will surely update the public.

For the minimum time, we need to cooperate with the Department of Agriculture for our own safe.

Warning on Processed Foods with Prohibited Coloring Agents

The Philippine Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public on processed foods sold in the streets which were found to have prohibited coloring agents added on those foods.

Mango with BagoongMango with Bagoong (image from inquirer.net)

The said prohibited coloring agents are rhodamine-B, a cancer-causing substances found in dyes and are used as tracers in water and air flow studies. These processed foods are “icing candy” which came from Cebu Crown Grocery, the “red gulaman” from Carbon Public Market, and the shrimp paste from Robinson’s Grocery in Talisay, Cebu.

So guys, please be careful and aware of what you are buying in the market.

10 Fishes to Avoid

Here are the 10 fishes we should avoid from eating according to Yahoo Health.

1. Catfishes. Imported catfishes are believed to contain antibiotics that are banned from the United States.

CatfishCatfish (image from kimthompsonartist.com)

2. Farmed Eel. These farmed eels are believed to have high mercury and PCB contents.

EelEel (image from europa.eu)

3. King Mackerel. These fishes also contain high levels of mercury.

King MackerelKing Mackerel (image from alltackle.com)

4. Orange Roughy. These kind of fishes also contain high levels of mercury.

Orange RoughyOrange Roughy (image from tamu.edu)

5. Chilean Sea Bass. These fishes also contain mercury.

Chilean Sea BassChilean Sea Bass (image from nytimes.com)

6. Shark. Shark meat are believed to have high mercury contents.

SharkShark (image from wikimedia.org)

7. Imported Shrimp. Imported ones are believed to have high antibiotics and chemical residues.

Imported ShrimpImported Shrimp (image from kcrw.com)

8. Swordfish. These fishes also contain mercury.

SwordfishSwordfish (image from kingsailfishmounts.com)

9. Tilefish. These fishes also contain mercury.

TilefishTilefish (image from fooduniversity.com)

10. Bluefin Tuna. These fishes also contain mercury.

Bluefin TunaBluefin Tuna (image from europacifictuna.com)