The celebration of Halloween Day this year will be different due to the presence of the pandemic and the restrictions that governments have imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
However, there are healthy and safe ways that you can do this October 31 to make this date special and different.
That is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, for its acronym in English) makes seven practical recommendations to live healthy this celebrity.
First of all, recommend keep active. Take time to be active this Halloween; getting regular physical activity can help control your weight, lower your risk of heart disease and some cancers, improve your mental health and mood, and increase your chance of living longer.
Second, he advises Eat well. Don’t spend this Halloween filling up on candy and junk food. Choose for yourself and serve your close relatives healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, as well as nutritious snacks.
Fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy, well-balanced eating plan. Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health.
Third, they urge keep your teeth and those of your family healthy. Don’t let the candy get out of hand this Halloween. Take proper care of your teeth: brush with a fluoride toothpaste every day.
Cavities are one of the most common chronic childhood conditions. Untreated tooth decay can cause pain and infections that can lead to problems eating, speaking, playing, and learning.
Fourth, the CDC recommends that do not risk. Don’t go trick-or-treating on Halloween night, prefer to do other activities at home with your family members instead.
In fifth place, scare away the flu and cold. Don’t let the flu scare you away. Wash your hands often and get the flu shot as well. Every person 6 months of age and older should get a yearly flu shot. Get vaccinated to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Sixth, the CDC invites not be a zombie. Sleep is important even on Halloween. Adults need 7-8 hours of sleep each night, as it is the best way to stay healthy and help fight disease. Not getting enough sleep has been linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
In seventh and last place, he advises that you be afraid to smoke. During this Halloween stay away from cigarette smoke and do not use tobacco products, as smoking damages practically every organ in the body and causes many diseases. Get help to quit smoking.