Imphal, Sept 30,
Tengnoupal Battalion Assam Rifles of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) organised a lecture on World Heart Day at Company Operating Base Khudengthabi. World Heart Day takes place on 29th of September every year and also it is the biggest platform for raising awareness about cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke. A total strength of 02 x JCOs, 09 x OR incl 02 x Rfn/GD (Mahila) and 28 civilians (08 males and 20 females) attended the said lecture. Lecture was deliberated on the subject to motivate them how to prevent heart attack by including healthy diet in their food. They were advised to drink plenty of water, healthy foods (such as fruits and vegetables) and also explained them that they should try to eat some meals without animal protein (such as mutton and chicken). They were also advised not to take processed foods (such as foods which are packed and stored in plastic packets as well as tinned) which often contain high level of salt. The villagers showed keen interest in the lecture and cleared their queries in connection with life style diseases during the lecture. The villagers benefited and expressed their gratitude towards Assam Rifles for carrying out such service.
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