To lead a healthy life it is very important to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
A healthy lifestyle means eating right exercising regularly keeping your mind positive which will which ultimately due towards a healthy life.
One should include lot of green vegetables seasonal, fruits, sources of protein it can be plant based or animal based for example chicken mutton, fish and lentils
Eating in moderation and at the right time who will help you in attaining a healthy body and healthy mind.
In this blog we will be discussing ways and methods in which we can start leading a healthy lifestyle
1. Improve and enhance your diet.
Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy living
Improving and enhancing it means one should include lot of vegetables and fruits in their diet. Adding fruits and vegetables is a perfect foundation for starting a healthy routine. Vegetables, like leafy greens, and fruits contain plentiful amounts of nutrients such as vitamins and antioxidants that help boost your immune system and fight off disease causing toxins. Antioxidants help fight eye disease, promote healthy skin, and overall health.
The World Health Organisation recommends eating fruits and veggies as a regular part of your diet so you’ll have a better chance of fighting some cancers, diseases, and heart disease. Make sure to eat five to nine servings of varied veggie and fruits per day.
2. Drink a lot of water
Human body is up to 60% of water this itself shows the importance of water in our body. One should try to drink at least 8 to 10 glasses of water every day to stay hydrated to flush out toxins from the body enter keep your mind healthy as well. One should maintain a habit of drinking water regularly throughout the day.
The natural liquid offers the benefits of hydration, nourishment, and improved well-being.
3. Do not ignore your mental health.
Mental health is as important as your physical health if you have a healthy mind it will ultimately lead you towards healthy and fit body.
Remember that your mental health is a foundation of your overall health. It’s important to manage and asses your feelings on a day-to-day basis. If you feel negative towards others, you could cause more unhappiness at work, school, or in your social life.
Can could improve their mental by:
3. Getting at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep
4. Try to be creative as much as
4. Regular exercise.
Daily Exercise for Healthy LifeYour body is the temple to your soul so one should keep the temple healthy and happy and the key towards it is exercising regularly. the habit of exercising regularly will not only help you maintaining a fit body but it will also have positive effects on your mind and heart
Try starting with 30 minutes of walking every day and consider joining the gym as well one could do home based exercises too. You can easily do cardio exercises at your home the internet is flooded with videos and tutorials where you can find something which can be suitable for you but be sure to exercise regularly.
5. Organised and planned your daily life.
Be organised in your daily life this means making a to do list of your day to day activities so that you get all your chores done on time and you have some time left for yourself as well.
Being organised will help you achieve all your goals and will help you increase your productivity as well by eliminating confusion and wastage of time. This will lead towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle, for example you should fix the time of your meals the time to exercise the time to do all your household chores the time to be with your family and friends. Organizing in advance and planning in advance you can be more productive save time and be healthy at the same time.
6. Quit Smoking.
Benefits of Quit Smoking
To maintain a healthy lifestyle one should quit smoking as soon as possible as smoking is the root cause of many heart diseases and cancer. Smoking is one of the main and most admen reason that will stop you from leading a healthy life. So it becomes very important to quit smoking. If a person is a chain smoker and find it’s difficult to quit smoking he or she can take assistance available in the form of doctors and various organizations as well.
Stopping smoking is associated with the following health benefits: Lowered risk for lung cancer and many other types of cancer. Reduced risk for heart disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease (narrowing of the blood vessels outside your heart). Reduced heart disease risk within 1 to 2 years of quitting.
7. Reduced intake of Salt and sugar
A high salt intake can result in high blood pressure, and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. There are different ways to reduce salt in the diet:
1. when shopping, we could choose products with lower sodium content.
2. When cooking, salt can be substituted with spices, increasing the variety of flavors and tastes.
3. While eating avoid sprinkling of salt on top of your food.
Consuming sugar in moderation will provide you energy but too much of sugar will lead you towards many health issues like weight gain and diabetes.
1. To satisfy your sugar cravings one can follow the following steps,Include natural sweetness like honey in your diet.
2. Include unrefined sugar (khand, gudd or shakkar) in your diet instead of regular white sugar. Brown sugar is also healthy option.
3. Avoid eating sugar Laden desert instead you can grab a fruit.
8. Maintaining healthy weight
Maintaining a healthy weight is very important for leading a healthy lifestyle. For this one should exercise regularly eat nutritious food and eat in moderation at regular intervals. Lack of exercise and ignoring your body can lead to many help diseases which includes obesity and heart problems.
Excess body fat comes from eating more than we need. The extra calories can come from any caloric nutrient – protein, fat, carbohydrate, or alcohol, but fat is the most concentrated source of energy. Physical activity helps us spend the energy, and makes us feel good. The message is reasonably simple: if we are gaining weight, we need to eat less and be more active!
9. Be positive
A positive Outlook towards life this will help you to attain your goals and will lead you towards a healthy lifestyle. When you think positively you start behaving positively as well positivity gives you strength and will to be consistent in your work and life. There is a saying that keep your circle positive because what you give will eventually come back to you so keep your circle positive and this keep you motivated happy and healthy
10. Start as soon as possible.
How to Start Today
Gradual changes in our lifestyle are easier to maintain than major changes introduced all at once. For three days, we could write down the foods and drinks we consume throughout the day, and make a note of the amount of movement we made.
It won’t be difficult to spot where we could improve:
1. Skipping breakfast: try adding a small bowl of muesli, a piece of bread or fruit, could help slowly introduce it into our routine
2. Too few fruits and vegetables: to start with include at least one vegetable and one fruit in your daily diet.
3. Favourite foods high on fat: Eliminating them abruptly could fire back, and make us return to the old habits. We can choose low fat options instead, eat them less frequently, and in smaller portions.
4. Less physical activity: start by taking stairs instead of lift