Tuesday, 1 March 2016

February - HEALTHY HEART MONTH in France


The students from the 3rd grade of Bon Sauveur school have taken part for an informing campaign concerning the risk factors for heart disease. They were watching a short film presented by one of the biology teacher from the Bon Sauveur high school. They learned about blood pressure and how to measure it, which are the risk factors for heart disease, what are the health risk associated with high blood pressure. At the end of the conference they could express which are the conditions for a healthy lifestyle, it means : 
- quit smoking (if…) ;
- make 30 to 60 daily physics activity ;
-  choose low fat milk product, whole grains, lean meat, fish and poultry ;
- limit sodium to not more then 2000 mg/day ;
- cook more at home ;
- eat less processed food.
The postgraduate students organized a blood donation led by the professionals from Etablissement Français du Sang ( French Blood Institution).

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