A Healthy Lifestyle

by kayLachapelle on September 24, 2015 - 10:07pm

A healthy lifestyle and good eating habits are two of the most important things in life. Your body needs good food and regular exercises in order to be at its best potential. However, having a bad eating habit and doing no physical exercises will have a negative impact on your body either short term or long term. There are many advantages of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. First of all, it allows you to have energy, boosts your immune system, reduce fatigue, fights serious illnesses, improves your academic as well as your sports performances and many more.

Having good health habits starts with a good attitude. By having a positive mind, it will give you the energy and motivation to start. To have a basic health, you need to reduce low fats, which is everything that comes from butter, oils and fried food. By reducing these not only will your body be healthier, but also it is very important for your heart. Next are carbohydrates. Rice, cereals, bread, pasta, potatoes and more are all examples of carbs that are good for your body. You need a high amount of fibers, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants like fruits, vegetables, etc. Moderate sugars, sweet and salt will help you have a better dental hygiene and reducing salt will prevent you from having cholesterol. Drinking a lot of water and fluids will keep your body hydrated and make sure your kidneys works efficiently. Finally, simply having a variety of healthy food in your diet and maintaining normal physical activities will keep your body in shape as well as healthy.

Taking care of yourself is very important. Being healthy is not something complicated to do. It simply requires yourself to incorporate healthy food into your daily diet. Walking everyday, biking, running, are all simple exercises that everyone can do at home or outside in order to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. It all starts from the mind and if you have the determination to do it.

Link:  https://students.case.edu/health/medical/nutrition.html

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