Mexico.- Consuming good and adequate foods helps keep the optimum energy system during the cold season, said the specialist today.
"To deal with the cold, one person consumes 5 to 10% more than usual, you should seek a healthy diet that is good for the distribution of nutrients," explained Dr. Sergio Gustavo Zuniga Sanchez, University of Valle de Mexico (UVM) San Rafael Campus.
For example, 50% of food intake in the body should be high-quality carbohydrates, such as fruit or grains, such as candy.
However, with 30% fat, olive oil or carrots are good fat and they are not fats like fried foods.
The remaining 20% could be egg, chicken, red meat.
"The healthy diet, besides being a balanced energy balanced energy, would be ideal for dealing with this winter," said Zúñiga.
Likewise, it is necessary to improve the nutritional status of the skin that is drying in the cold, consuming proteins, vitamins and minerals.
"For example, vitamin A improves skin, like zinc, selenium and magnesium," he said.
In addition, there are other micronutrients to prevent muscle injuries, lips and muscles.
He also said that people had to protect their skin during a cold season, to warm up, cover the nose, mouth and hands with hands and socks to protect your feet.
It is recommended to keep the body hydrated, since human bodies and dehydration are the coldest, most dry and flaking organ, infections can also crack or injure the subsequent complications.
"Water is good and good for moisturizing water and preventing loss of water," he said. EFE