Health of the Youth for a Better Tomorrow: FIGHTING COVID19
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted us to stay at home and doing minimal in terms of social interactions and exercise. This is creating a negative effect on our physical as well as mental health especially among the adolescents and the young minds.
While we are still learning identifying and interpreting about how COVID-19 affects people, the elderly and those having comorbidities like high blood pressure, heart disease, lung disease, cancer or diabetes, we yet are still unaware about its effect on children and adolescents. Evidence as per WHO are suggestive that children and adolescents are less likely to get severe disease, but uncertainties still cloud the spread and effect of the virus on them.
With the school colleges likely to open soon or may be a little later, they will be getting exposed to the NEW Normal with the existence of this virus. So, what can be Done? What is the measure that should be put in place to safeguarded them from these situations while getting them prepared for the daily chores of their lives?
DISTANCING & The PREVENTION are the key components here too!
The schools/ educational institutes will likely plan to catch up on studies and exams. Follow the procedures and protocols of social distancing and to facilitate the continuity of education. Keep the social interaction possible via the technology this will keep the mental status on the go.
For the physical aspect and the health of an individual it is important to know about your own body. Checking body composition is important for the adolescent and the youth, as it not only assesses their contemporaneous nutritional status, but also is linked directly to the possible onset of chronic disease, and thier prevention & Intervention.
It is a marker of metabolic changes that occur during this period of growth and maturation, and, thus, holds key information regarding current and future health. During puberty, the main components of body composition (total body fat, lean body mass, bone mineral content) all show age-to-age correlations and analysis, especially from adolescence onwards and can be assessed to enhance the immunity.
The InBody J30 enhances lifestyle by supporting children and families in making healthy choices and incorporating a daily wellness routine by tracking the physical development of children through charts and graphs on growth parameters. Measure fat mass, muscle mass, and body water levels in less than a minute. No dunking. No pinching. No discomfort. Simply stand on the InBody J30 and hold the hand electrodes. More than 20 parameters defining their Body Composition Analysis, Muscle-Fat Analysis, Obesity Analysis, Growth Graph, weight control and many more in a quick easy and precise way.
A healthy balance between fat and muscle is vital for health and wellness throughout life. Scientific evidence shows that a healthy body composition will increase your lifespan; reduce the risk of diseases and improves energy levels.
The ongoing pandemic has highlighted the importance of understanding the nuances of body fat levels for short-term and long-term health and tackling the same by building up Immunity.