Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Day
22nd feb 2014
We hear a lot about living a healthy lifestyle, we hear about lifestyle related diseases like obesity, diabetes… but what is healthy lifestyle all about?
It is simple, in general, a healthy person doesn't smoke, is at a healthy weight, eats healthy and exercises, very simple indeed , isn’t it? But difficult to maintain RIGHT!!!!
A healthy lifestyle has often been stressed upon for a better health. However, health as a priority is not been taken seriously by many and health regimens are often regarded as a tedious job to keep up with.
The trick to healthy living is making small changes...taking more steps, adding fruit to your cereal, having an extra glass of water...these are just a few ways you can start living healthy without drastic changes.
5 simple steps to live a healthy lifestyle
•Do not smoke
•Keep the body weight right. Eating a healthy diet which is another part of the healthy lifestyle. Not only it will help with weight management, it can also improve your health and quality of life as you get older.
•Engage in moderate to brisk exercise activities for atleast half-an-hour or more every day We know it's good for us but avoid it like the plague either because we're used to being sedentary or afraid that exercise has to be vigorous to be worth our time.
•Exclude the bad fats from food and have food rich in vegetables and fruits, protein rich meat like chicken and fish, fiber, nuts and legumes.
•Keeping the alcohol intake moderate. which is one a day for women and two a day for men.
Creating a healthy lifestyle doesn't have to mean drastic changes. In fact, drastic changes almost always lead to failure. Making small changes in how you live each day can lead to big rewards, so figure out what you can to be healthy today.