Most of us live a comfortable life. Whether we go shopping, office, or elsewhere, we use transportation means even for vegetable purchase in the local market. Some of us have a very hectic life. Such a lifestyle is not good for our health. You need to change your lifestyle if you want to have a healthy body and mind. Here are some ways or tips that can help you to bring changes in your lifestyle:
1. Eat naturally
As the first step, you should change your eating style or foods. As far as possible, include fresh fruits, green & leafy vegetables, and whole grain in your meal whether it is your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stay away from getting habitual of fast foods and bread having excess sugar. Besides, you need to keep an eye on the nutritional levels of the composition of medicine and the ingredients used in grooming creams such as facewash or body wash.
2. Stay physically active or take exercises
To have a healthy lifestyle, you need to be physically active. It doesn’t mean you will have to work hard. Just use the stairs instead of using the lift. Walk to your local market for vegetable purchase or go for a 30-minute morning as well as evening walk. If the weather doesn’t permit an outdoor walk, do walking in your residential complex. Join a local gym or take the exercises of high intensity if you desire to have a toned body.
3. Hydrate properly
Water is an essential part of our body. You need to keep yourself hydrated enough if you want to have a healthy body. Drinking water in the right amount (5-8 litres a day) supports digestion, safeguards the joint health and regulates organ function. While exercising, you need to drink more water. When it comes to drinking water, use only clean, fresh and pure water. Stay away from carbonated, soft and alcoholic drinks. However, you can take self-prepared juice or shakes before or after workouts.
4. Take fresh air and sunshine
You know our body needs fresh air and sunshine. Taking sunshine helps your body to have Vitamin D that supports your body in absorbing calcium that is very important maintaining and building healthy & strong bones. With proper vitamin D in your body, you can stay away from some cancers, high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, and obesity. In winter, spend some time in the sunlight and take cod liver oil, dairy products, fish, eggs, and salmon to attain vitamin D.
5. Have sound sleep
A sound sleep at night is vital to feel fresh & energized and to start a new day. Having a sound sleep at night helps you stay away from anxiety, depression & fatigue and to be in a good mood and have a better memory. In order to have a sound sleep, wash your face, hands & legs before going to bed. Switch off the light, mobile, and television before falling asleep. I’m sure you’ll have a sound sleep.Disclaimer – The views and opinions mentioned here are the writers’ own thoughts or based on the talks held with some of the professionals of respective fields. Never consider the tips or ideas mentioned on Stay Young & Healthy as a substitute for physician’s advice. At Stay Young & Healthy, we strongly advise you to consult your doctor for more details.