04 Oct IMPORTANCE OF BEING HEALTHY
A nutritious diet is essential for good health and vitality.
Many people forget that we need food for the basics of everyday life, move muscle and think clearly. What you eat and drink can also help you live well and live longer.
Many year ago, people used to take time to prepare their food and enjoy the intrinsic flavors and aromas. Unfortunately, the combination of technology and globilization has turned much of our food into semi synthetic, which contain preservatives that ensure a long shelf life. Eating a healthy diet does’t have to be overly complicated.
Remember that eating food that is as close as possible to the way nature made it can make a huge difference to the way you think, look and feel.
However, the percentage of chronic diseases are increasing not only because of the way we eat but also because of stress.
We all know that stress is number one enemy of our immune system and also be linked to many life threatening conditions such as heart disease and others.
According to the Book “30 quick tips for better health: An easy-to-do guide to wellness”, here are few tips how to become healthy:
- We must learn how to relax:
By doing something that can calm our mind and rejuvenate our self such as: become prayerfully aware, meditation, deep breathing, reading favourite books.
- Drink more water:
We can stay alive for forty days without food but only seven days without water.
Water is essential for our health because it helps the body to remove waste from the system, it regulates body temperature, power brain function and many more essential functions.
- Eat colourful foods:
Eating a diversity of colourful foods can be an easy way to get a complete range of vitamins and minerals your body needs to thrive.
- Get to bed on time:
Our body literally needs a time out to rebuild, restore and replenish, without this restoration we cannot fight off sickness and disease. Sleep is essential to our immune system’s strength and survival. We can say no to sickness, heart disease and emotional problems by simply enjoying a good night sleep. Try to get to bed 15-30 minutes earlier and avoid screen time right before bed .
- Exercise regularly:
Exercise offers incredible benefits that can improve nearly every aspect of your health from the inside out.
- Get healthier inside and out:
A healthy outside starts from the inside.
Taking care of the inside is really important. what we eat has a great impact on our health, but that doesn’t mean you have to do a strict diet.
Here are few tips that will help you to be healthy inside and out:
- Cut down on sugar
- Avoid processed food
- Stop smoking-habits and consumption
- Eat whole grains because they provide healthier carbohydrates than processed ones
- Drink tea, because most tea such as Green tea are full of polyphenols and antioxidant that help speed up and facilitate the body’s metabolism. instead of consuming unhealthy beverages, better that now to diligently consume green tea.
- http://www.rncentral.com/nursing library/careplans/100_easy_ways_to_be_healthy_inside