HNB Assurance Pins its 56th Branch in Mathugama

 

Continuing the brand’s planned branch spread-out island wide, HNB Assurance (HNBA) unveiled its 56th branch in Mathugama recently. This branch provides a full service spectrum of Life Insurance solutions to meet the growing customer demand.

Sharing views on the newly added branch, Chief Operating Officer of HNBA Prasantha Fernando stated that as a leading Insurance provider in the country, the management and staff of HNBA are delighted to locate its 56th branch in Mathugama, an area which has a great potential for growth. We understand the importance of being there for our clientele at a time of their need and to provide the protection to face challenges of today and the aspirations of tomorrow with a sense of confidence.

Image Caption: L-R: Prasantha Fernando – Chief Operating Officer HNBA, Deepthi Lokuarachchi – Chief Executive Officer HNBA and HNBGI and Ivan Nicholas – Chief Business Officer HNBA

06 Tips for a Healthy Heart

Here are six important tips for a healthy heart:

  • Quit Smoking –Smoking is identified as a killer habit. There are many adverse effects of smoking and what smoking could smoke.
  • Regular Exercises –Walk briskly for 30 minutes a day and this could reduce the risk of heart attacks.
  • Eat Fish –Oily fish such as tuna, sardines or salmon are rich in omega-3 fatty acids will boost your good cholesterol.
  • Limit Alcohol –It is recommended to limit the consumption of alcohol as the regular consumption of alcohol can damage the liver, kidneys and ultimately cause heart attacks and strokes.
  • Avoid Salty and High Sodium Foods –Avoid the consumption of excess salt and limit salt when preparing meals.
  • Make Fitness Fun.Choose activities that combine exercises which would motivate to continue regular and daily exercises.

 

The Five Brain Pillars

The Five Pillars of Your Brain

  • Physical Exercises: This is an important routine which could help you to stay healthy throughout the day. Regular exercise improves blood flow and memory.

 

  • Food & Nutrition: This is an important aspect which help control stress. The food intake pays an important role in managing brain cells. Food rich in nutrients can reduce the harmful effect of the external environment on your brain.

 

  • Physical Health: This is another important aspect to consider. Be aware of hereditary medical risks such as; diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, depression and head trauma. Annual checkups can help you diagnose and control these medical risks.

 

  • Sleep and Relaxation: Rest is what we all need! Adequate sleep and rest improves your immune system and help individuals fight diseases.

 

  • Mental Health: Mental health is just as important as physical health. Mental exercises help in improving brain’s functioning and well as the growth of brain cells.

Healthy Living: This is What You Should Eat & Drink Daily

Here are some healthy food items and healthy beverages to consume daily.

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Green Tea:

Green tea is known as an adjunct for any weight loss program with many other health benefits.

 

downloadAlmonds:

Almonds are high in the heart and is responsible for many health benefits including a better memory.

3peppersBell Pepper:

Each color adds a distinct different array of phytonutrients that will help to create optimal health.     

                                                                    

Bowl and spoon with yogurt on white background, close upYogurt:

Full of protein and other nutrients. This is one food item which help stay energized throughout the day.

                                                                                                               

130321_avocado  Avocado:

This fruit decrease triglycerides (fats) in your blood and reduced the risk of heart disease and stroke.  Avocados also put the brakes on cravings and hunger.

                                                   

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Apple:  

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away! Apples help create better health especially in the areas of heart health, diabetes, cancer, stroke and brain health.

05 Tips to Stay Healthy this Rainy Season

The rainy season surely is very exciting. Here are five simple tips to healthy during the rainy season.

Tip #1 – Be Prepared for the Storm – Always carry the rain gear to keep you safe and warm from the storm. Carry an umbrella or a raincoat or even a waterproof jacket to keep you warm during the rainy season.

Tip #2 – Vitamin C for the Rain– Increase the intake of Vitamin C either in natural form or as food supplement. This will help you to drive away diseases faster.

Tip #3 – Increase the Consumption of Hot Beverages – The consumption of hot beverages will help you from catching cold or save you from catching any kind of infection that can occur due to sudden change in the temperature of the body.

Tip #4 – Increase the Intake of Water–It is good to drink plenty of water during the rainy season. Do not wait to get thirsty to drink water. This will help you drain toxins from your body.

Tip #5 – Environment Cleanliness– Ensure to clean the surrounding environment regularly. This will prevent the spread of diseases such as dengue. Turn over flower pots, plates and empty vases rain water can be easily collected.