essence of a healthy lifestyle is so vital that it cuts across so many benefits
like mood and energy boost, weight
control, muscular strength, improvement in sex life as well as brain functions.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle has immediate and long-term health benefits as
much as it improves your quality of life. Exercising regularly improves health
and lessens the possibilities of developing certain diseases such as
cardiovascular diseases or type 2 diabetes.
However, the importance of a healthy diet and exercise
in our daily lives is often underrated. Most people don’t bother to eat healthy
anymore or to exercise, probably because of poor dietary
foundations. Most often than not, unhealthy eating habits clock back to early
childhoods when nutritional habits were formed such as: likes or dislikes for
certain foods, clearing up of food served on your plates despite satisfaction,
affiliations with convenience foods which were somehow faster and tastier, etc.
One way or the other, these primary eating habits have paved the way for your
people have low motivations towards maintaining a healthy lifestyle because
they can see that their, although unhealthy choices aren’t causing any noticeable
consequences that they may want address. Nonetheless, maintaining a healthy
lifestyle doesn’t transcend only to the physical, it covers the mind and the
state of heart. Studies have been established that exercise and a healthy diet could
help depression. It has been said
to block undesirable and negative thoughts or distract people from daily
worries. In fact, fitness is said to be 100% mental because your body wouldn’t
go where your mind wouldn’t push it.
major misconception a lot of people have about maintaining a healthy lifestyle
is that of looking good with the weight loss or ab gains rather than having a
healthy relationship with their bodies which is actually a priority. There are
infinite things we could do in order to be healthier such as the general rules
of eating more vegetables and less processed food, being more active as well as
drinking less alcohol. But they don’t ever consider the reality of life where
we all are limited by a finite amount of resources such as energy, self-control,
time and money.
brings us to tips on how to live a healthier life:
1. Drink more water,
the amount of water you need depends on your age, weight, humidity level, and the
prowess of your physical activities.
more, the lack of sleep leads premature
aging, and you don’t want that…or do you?
your booty, exercising on
a daily bases and increase in daily activities lead to an increase in life
lots and lots of fruits, did you
know that fruits contain a ton of fibre that help keep your bowel movement
regular, as well as help lower cholesterol.
your macro-nutrients, the
macro-nutrients every individual need are carbohydrates or sugar, proteins or
amino acids, and fats (lipids).
don’t forget that every day is a fresh start and a new opportunity to create
healthy habits and not restrictions.