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In order to maintain our health, which is our greatest wealth, we need to take care of our nutrition. Turkey Medicals shared her nutrition recommendations for the winter months, when our risk of developing diseases increases.

Health the human body, physically and spiritually well-being, Protect and improve the health of nutrition that the body needs in order to improve the quality of life in adequate amounts and at appropriate times to get the nutrients that need to be made conscious behavior.

A healthy diet, on the other hand, is to get the nutrients that the human body needs to get at the right time and at the right time. When the nutrients needed by our body are taken more or less than necessary, growth and development are inhibited, and health deteriorates.

If too many nutrients are consumed, some of the elements that are taken too much are stored as fat in the body, which is harmful to health. In winter, when we don’t eat right, our body resistance decreases because we don’t get some vitamins and minerals. This condition can also be an invitation to infectious diseases.

As in every period of our body, it is necessary to take sufficient and balanced amounts of the 4 food groups in the main and Turkish meals in winter. It is especially important to eat a diet rich in fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, K).

In addition to vegetables such as carrots, broccoli, zucchini, purple cabbage, parsley rich in antioxidant vitamins such as vitamins A and C that strengthen the immune system, fruits such as tangerines, oranges, apples, grapefruit rich in vitamin C should be consumed.

Green leafy vegetables, nuts, and oilseeds, which are rich sources of vitamin E, should also be added to the diet. Greeny is also a good source of vitamin E. Fish, a source of omega-3 for the development of brain function, can be eaten at least 2-3 times a week. Fish is also a good source of vitamin E. It must necessarily be consumed, especially for the development of children.

In winter, an increase in body weight can be observed, especially due to increased consumption of refined foods and simple carbohydrates, as well as a decrease in physical activity. In winter, especially due to the heat of the outside, more sugary drinks, more fatty foods, especially foods and drinks that are high in saturated fat and trans fat, are consumed more.

According to studies conducted during this period, there is a significant increase in the tendency to severe obesity. Probiotics should be consumed for the regular functioning of the intestines. It has also been emphasized that the consumption of probiotics at a meal is effective in weight control and the study of basal metabolism. For this reason, it is important to consume 1 bowl of yogurt during the day.

Especially emphasizing that it is necessary to get enough fluid for the excretion of toxic substances from the body, energy balance, the functioning of our basal metabolism, experts recommend consuming 2.5-3 liters of fluid per day. In winter, Turkish Dietician recommends the consumption of Turkish herbal teas instead of sugary drinks, especially hot chocolate, sahlep, sugary Turkish coffee mixtures. “Green tea, linden, rosehip tea can be preferred. The phenolic compounds contained in herbal teas in Turkey also strengthen our immune system,” was said.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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