World Health Day 2024: Five Tips for Good Health


As we celebrate World Health Day 2024, let’s think about taking better care of ourselves. This year, the theme is “My Health My Right,” which means it’s up to us to make sure we stay healthy. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to neglect our health amidst various responsibilities and distractions. However, this theme serves as a call to action, urging us to take ownership of our health and make informed choices to safeguard it.

“My Health My Right” highlights the notion that each person has the right to access healthcare services, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and make decisions that promote their well-being.

This theme encourages individuals to become proactive in managing their health by adopting healthy habits, seeking medical assistance when needed, and advocating for their rights to quality healthcare services. It’s a reminder that investing in our health today can lead to a better quality of life tomorrow.

 To help you embark on a journey towards a healthier lifestyle, here are five essential tips for good health:

Make Healthy Food Choices

Nutrition plays a pivotal role in maintaining good health. Opt for a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lentils, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Incorporating colorful, nutrient-dense foods into your meals not only enhances your physical well-being but also boosts your mood and energy levels. Consider trying out nutritious recipes inspired by World Health Day to add variety to your diet.

Prioritize Mental Health

Good health encompasses both physical and mental well-being. Take proactive steps to nurture your mental health by practising mindfulness, managing stress effectively, and seeking support when needed. Engage in activities that promote relaxation and self-care, such as meditation, yoga, or spending time in nature. Remember, prioritizing your mental health is essential for overall wellness.

Stay Hydrated

Hydration is key to maintaining optimal health. Aim to drink an adequate amount of water throughout the day to keep your body hydrated and functioning efficiently. Limit intake of sugary beverages and opt for water, herbal teas, spiced water, or infused water with fresh fruits and herbs. Hydration supports digestion, cognitive function, and overall vitality.

Stay Active

Exercise and regular physical activity are fundamental for staying healthy and reducing the risk of chronic diseases. If you don’t enjoy exercise, indulge in activities you enjoy, whether it’s walking, jogging, cycling, dancing, or practicing sports. Incorporating movement into your routine not only improves your physical health but also enhances your mood and mental clarity.

Practice Portion Control

Be mindful of portion sizes to prevent overeating and maintain a healthy weight. Focus on eating until you’re satisfied, rather than overly full. Pay attention to hunger and satiety cues, and avoid mindless eating in front of screens or while multitasking. Eating smaller, balanced meals throughout the day can help regulate blood sugar levels and promote better digestion.

Celebrate World Health Day 2024 with Nutritious Recipes

To mark World Health Day, let’s explore some healthy recipes with Danfe Foods that prioritize wholesome ingredients and nourish your body. From vibrant salads to hearty soups and flavorful stir-fries, there’s a plethora of nutritious options to choose from. 

Chickpea Avacado Salad


  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pressed and minced garlic clove
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 halved and sliced green capsicum
  • 15 oz cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • ½ tsp roasted and crushed coriander seeds
  • 4-5 steamed broccoli florets
  • Add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, coriander seeds, salt, and pepper to a bowl and whisk to make the dressing.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a salad bowl.
  • Drizzle the dressing to taste and toss to coat. 
  • You can drizzle some white sauce or cream to enhance the taste.

Licious Lentil Soup


  • ⅓ cup masoor dal
  • ¼ cup yellow mung dal
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp jeera seeds
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • a generous pinch of asafetida omit if you do not have gluten-free asafetida to make gf
  • 1 finely chopped green chilli
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ground coriander powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Water
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly chopped coriander leaves


  • Wash and drain the lentils.
  • Add water and let it cook for 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the jeera seeds and mustard seeds. Once they change color and get fragrant, add asafoetida, green chili, onion, ginger garlic paste, and a pinch of salt. Cook until translucent.
  • Add coriander, turmeric, chili powder and mix well. 
  • Add tomatoes, lemon juice, and a tbsp of water and mix. Cook and mash until saucy.
  • Add the cooked lentils to the pan, add salt to taste, and continue to simmer for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Stir-Fried Veggies


  • 1 tbsp olive oils
  • 1 sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 sliced yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup sliced French beans
  • 1 cup artichokes
  • 2 cups broccoli
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • chopped green onions and sesame seeds for garnish (optional)


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large pan. 
  • Add bell peppers, broccoli, artichokes, french beans, and onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes until the veggies are almost tender.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, sesame oil, vegetable broth, and cornstarch.
  • Pour it over the veggies and cook until the sauce has thickened.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds if desired

Enjoy these healthy and tasty recipes with your friends and family. For more such healthy recipes you can read our blog here.

You can also check our Instagram page for healthy, tasty, fun meal ideas.

By incorporating these recipes and the five essential tips into your lifestyle, you’re taking proactive steps toward improving your health and well-being. Remember, small changes can lead to significant improvements over time. Let’s celebrate World Health Day by committing to making healthy choices and embracing a lifestyle that prioritizes wellness in all its facets.

Here’s to a happier, healthier you on World Health Day 2024 and beyond!


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