KOMPAS.com – Try to measure the consumption of fruit back to you every day. Have varied, from the type, color, and its portion? Talk servings should ideally be 10 servings of fruit every day. If not, time to train yourself, get used to eating fruit portion is close to or exactly ideal. That’s if you want the skin is always young and fresh, and delay the aging come too early.

Clinical nutrition specialist, Dr. Samuel Oetoro, SpGK, explaining that the fruit is not only a source of vitamins, but also contains high antioxidants. Content of antioxidants derived from fruit pigments. So make sure you eat the appropriate portion of fruit is ideal, with the variant type and color of the fruit so that the benefits of antioxidant antiaging more optimal.

“One of dyes from fruits contain antioxidants which can counteract free radicals. This benefit can be overcome various illnesses, including also make the skin fresher, brighter, and not wrinkled. Especially if the day-to-day activities more contact with sunlight,” said Dr. Samuel on the sidelines of the commemoration of World Fruit “Fruit Buavita Hour” at Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Thursday (07/01/2010).

By routinely eat fruit, either whole fruit, crushed (blender), or made of fruit juice every day, 10 servings, 10 species and 10 different colors of fruit each day, intake of antioxidants could be fulfilled. Try at least five servings a day, added Dr. Samuel.

“The more eating the fruit, the greater the antioxidant effect. Latih eat three servings of fruit, increased to five, seven, ten servings each day. Try to eat fruit which varies because of the kind of fruit are abundant and cheap,” said Dr. Samuel. Bananas, watermelons, and papayas, according to him, easily and inexpensively available to meet the needs of fruit intake every hari.un illness. Watermelon, papaya, among others.
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KOMPAS.com – If every day you should eat 10 servings of fruits, different kinds and colors, and then how to choose? Especially if you suffer from certain diseases, like diabetes or gastric problems (ulcer). Not all fruits are safe to eat every day, right?

Because we live in different varieties of fruit-producing country, would not be difficult to actually select it. About the price, certainly not as expensive as blueberries, for example. Options are safe to eat fruit every person, whatever his illness, also not hard to find. Price is so cheap.

Clinical nutritionist, Dr. Samuel Oetoro, SpGK, mentioning that 10 servings of fruit daily are safe to eat apples, pears, citrus, guava, grape, watermelon, cantaloupe, papaya, passion fruit, and tomatoes.

“Carrots and plantains are also safe to consume. Carambola can occasionally, but less for patients with kidney disease,” said Dr. Samuel told Compass Female fruit after the commemoration of the World in Grand Indonesia, Jakarta on Thursday (07/01/2010).

Dr. Samuel explains, some fruits are not consumed either a particular disease. Jackfruit, durian, banana, and pineapple containing high glucose to avoid diabetic. Ulcer sufferers should not eat bananas, but safe for other banana species, such as plantains. In fact, any fruit that is not healthy, said Dr. Samuel, that is ripe durian which contain high alcohol content.

Then how the measuring? Dr. Samuel explains, passion fruit such as apples or eat one serving means intact. While a serving of wine grapes measuring five points. While papaya and watermelon, a portion equal to one piece of sliced, not a single fruit.


Nickname broccoli as superfood is not new. Numerous studies have shown that vegetables this one does have a kind of a natural ingredient that can fight cancer cells.

Based on the latest news, experts in England have been able to identify and explain the content of these anticancer mechanism of these substances interact with genes responsible for cancer development.

As published in the journal BioMed Central Molecular Cancer newest edition, the experts describe how the anticancer substance called sulforaphane works. Simply put, sulforaphane neutralize similar gene called PTEN. The gene is involved in the formation of prostate cancer cells.

Under normal conditions, PTEN will inhibit cancer development. However, in certain cells, this gene actually disappeared and was later going to trigger the growth of cancer.

The presence of sulforaphane seem to be able to reduce the influence of cells and loss of PTEN is able to prevent the cancer to grow and develop.

This conclusion was obtained after scientists at the Institute of Food Research Norwich Research Park to do a series of studies. The experts use the prostate tissue of male body and the cancer cells from rats. This finding would be new hope for the creation of a therapy for prostate cancer that attacks around 36 000 men each year.

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – OIL is one of the most familiar form of fat found. Her presence was urgently needed for food processing, but if the excessive usage could also be the bearer of calamity.

Well, that is not trapped in the habit of using excessive oil, follow the following tips:

1. Measure carefully
You know, one tablespoon of oil contains 100 calories? Therefore, use of oil as necessary. Avoid fried foods. When we want to eat fried foods, consume sparingly.

2. Imbangi with healthy food
Almost all the favorite dishes prepared with Indonesian-style fried way. Want to stay healthy while eating fried food? Also provide fresh vegetables fresh fruits and vegetables at the dinner table.

3. Better baking
So much like fried food coat with canola cooking spray. Then, bake until browned exterior.

4. Can also be baked dry
Oven-fried dried also gives effect to the food. Marinate foods with olive or canola oil first, then baked with temperatures up to 200 degrees Celsius.

5. Discard excess fat
Discard chicken skin or eliminate fat from meat processing. Do not worry, meat dishes remain delicious and you definitely do not suffer from excess calories.
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Jakarta, Kompas – A number of hospitals that use international Additional words, the world, or global in their name shall release the appendage. Legislation that it is valid from August.

This was confirmed at a press conference the Ministry of Health, Friday (9 / 7). Director General of Medical Services Ministry of Health Supriyantoro says, Regulation of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 659/Menkes/PER/VIII / 2009 concerning Indonesian Hospital World Class valid for one year from set August 14, 2009.

In Article 11 of Law was mentioned, the hospital which has received certification from the World Class Hospital Indonesia remains forbidden to use the word world class, international, global, or similar words as names.

“They can say in a campaign that has received ISO or certain international accreditation. However, are not allowed to use the word international, global, or world as a hospital. If the certificate of accreditation has expired, hospitals are prohibited from using the predicate Indonesian Hospital accreditation as a World Class hospital media campaign, “he explained.

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Important issue that name to avoid the occurrence of error of interpretation among patients, even though their survival depended on the hospital.

Frill that will bother the hospital itself. “If something happens so the quality is reduced or international accreditation certificate expires, the hospital must change the name. The administration is very troublesome, “said Supriyantoro.

Currently there are eight hospitals in Indonesia, whose name no-frills international. Five of them had sent a letter to the Ministry of Health to change the name. Only one Indonesian Hospital World Class really needed pocketed accreditation. In Indonesia there are 1378 hospitals, 673 of them private hospitals.

Chairman of the Private Hospital Association of Indonesia (ARSSI) Mus Aida said the hospital did not issue an international claim, the world, or global level can be proven along with a certificate. “Not to be misleading the public and there should be basically,” he said

Kompas.com – Enjoy water tour is fun. However, it must be noted also the lurking threat of cleanliness every visitor. It is important to remember every day the water attractions hundreds or even thousands of people crowded the recreation.

Recently reported one of eight public swimming pools in the United States was closed by the government because based on a surprise inspection found serious violations such as cleanliness of the water content of less or lack of equipment safety standards.

Center for disease control and prevention (CDC) in the U.S. has also undertaken to test the water quality samples than 120,000 swimming pools in 13 states. The test was considered the largest ever undertaken CDC on the cleanliness of water in the pool. Common violation found was the excessive use of disinfectants in swimming pools or where children play and bathe.

CDC estimates that, each year going 15-20 diseases, including intestinal infections and diarrhea, caused by a dirty swimming pool. A quarter of the outbreaks were caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses that could be prevented if water pools chlorinated and monitored.

Nevertheless, do not trust your nose. “Many people feel that if the water smells of chlorine pool is definitely clean. In fact, the smell was actually the chloramines, a chemical compound derived from the mixing of chlorine, bacteria, urine and sweat,” said Mary Ostrowski, director of the chlorine issue of the American Chemistry Council.

In other words, the stinging chemical smell of a swimming pool actually indicates that the pool water was very dirty and need to be adjusted levels of chlorine and pH levels. Swimming pool is clean should not smell. Therefore, if the levels of chloramines have to smell, the pool water can irritate the eyes, skin, nose, people who swim in it.

Harmful bacteria such as Giardia, E. coli and cryptosporidium parasite can spread in swimming pools that do not have enough chlorine levels and pH levels are too low. Symptoms of disease caused by the bacteria could be diarrhea, nausea, dehydration, abdominal cramps, to lose weight.

To prevent diseases caused by bacteria in the pool, the American Chemistry Council issued the following tips:

- Avoid swallowing pool water
- Wet your body with water in the bathroom before entering the pool.
- Do not allow children to linger to soak in the pool water. When a pause, the child’s body flush with water.
- Wash hands after using the toilet.
- Swimming pool clean a ceramic floor is soft, not slippery or mossy.
- Make sure the base swimming pool in sight.

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