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April 5, on the eve of the World Health Day, which is celebrated annually on April 7, the “Olympic” National Sports Complex hosted the fifth health festival “Best Food Fest & Health”, co-organized by the “Ukrainian New Health Technologies Centers” Association. The festival was solemnly opened by Alexander Kvitashvili, Minister of Healthcare of Ukraine, Igor Zhdanov, Minister of Youth and Sports, and head of the “Ukrainian New Health Technologies Centers” Association Vladislav Sila.

The “Best Food Fest & Health” festival is the leader in the Ukrainian market of healthy lifestyles. It is the platform for experience exchange between experts on the market of healthy eating and for the presentation of new trends to visitors. Every year the festival is visited by more people, this year the event gathered about 9000 visitors.

At this fifth festival the area of medicine and sports was presented. More than 200 people tried on themselves the effectiveness of the massage equipment of “Nuga Best” company. Another company “Takeda” launched at the festival an all-Ukrainian project “Stop Osteoporosis” and took free body calcium measurements from more than 500 guests. Representatives of a network of fitness clubs for women “FitCurves” conducted training and counseling for everyone willing, measured the percentage of body fat, muscles and bones in a medical device.

“Health Fair”, one of the largest locations of the festival, presented about 50 companies with organic foods and natural cosmetics. At the food court of the festival different areas of healthy eating were presented, such as vegetarian cafes, vegans, cheese eating, as well as traditional areas that use in their menu fish and organic meat.

The least supporters of healthy lifestyles had their location, too. In the children’s area of the festival kids could enjoy entertaining games, quests, experiments, cooking classes, LEGO, and even a real children’s farm.

The festival traditionally provided a lecture area, in which this time the star guests, Margarita Sichkar and Dasha Malakhova, were present.. During the day in the lecture area nutritionists, athletes and other experts in healthy eating shared their experience. Visitors were greatly interested in learning more about the popular to-day topic of detox, which was introduced by Alexandra Sinyachova. The festival was completed with a star master-class of legendary Itskhak Pintosevych, who spoke about the secrets of success and leadership.

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It is possible to:
1) keep up healthy weight;
2) reduce the general consumption of fats, and instead of saturated fats use unsaturated;
3) eat more fruit, vegetables, beans, whole grain products and nuts;
4) eat less sugar and salt.

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