Healthy Lifestyle Components

A program launched by DOH and Salinas Corporation as their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in promoting healthy lifestyle to reduce prevalence of lifestyle diseases particularly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases as the key for Saving Lives, Our Lives.

This program is composed of a series of healthy lifestyle activities to be conducted on a regular basis in a barangay level and to be participated by all residents of every barangay within a municipality. The activities incorporate the 5 key components of the Healthy Lifestyle program of the Department of Health.

Regular Exercises

What is Nigari Waza?
Do you know that the most natural movement upon waking up is to stretch? Our bodies are meant to move and the Nigari Waza is a set of postures in this manual that can be done at the crack of dawn. "Waza" is Japanese for technique. By practicing this thousand year old- base method of exercise regularly, one should be able to find an enjoyable and effective way to reduce stress, avoid mental and physical tension, and cultivate an inner spiritual strength.
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Don't Smoke

Why Quit Smoking?
Cigarette smoking causes harmful health effects. A cigarette contains chemicals destructive to our health like acetone, ammonia, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen cyanide, methane and benzopyrene.
A person addicted to smoking may suffer from a number of serious and fatal diseases caused by smoking. Smokers are more likely to face respiratory infections and several minor complaints such as coughs and colds.

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Healthy Diet


Hot warming broth made of rice, ginger topped with Mighty Energy Duck Egg, green onions, fried garlic with kalamansi, toyo (soy sauce) and patis (fish sauce) on the side mixed together to make thick porridge. This is a great way to eat "breakfast", breaking the 8 to 12 hours fasting or without food during the night.

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Stress management


is the psychological and physiological reaction that takes place when you perceive an imbalance in the level of demand placed on you & the capacity to meet that demand. (Jeff Davidson)

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Weight Management

What is Obesity?
Obesity is defined as having an excessive amount of body fat. Being obese increases the risk of having diseases and health problems like diabetes and high blood pressure. One way to determine whether a person is obese is thru the Body Mass Index which is based on a person's height and weight.

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BMI Calculator

BMI IconEnter your measurements to generate a simple report about your general health status. This is based on the BMI (Body Mass Index) formula.

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