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Nurturing a Healthy Lifestyle

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Health is Wealth - everyone hears this phrase while growing up and continue hearing this throughout their life. There is no second thought in this. As long as a person is healthy physically and mentally, nothing in the world could stop him from doing things that he wants and excelling in life.

Nowadays, life is too fast. We are so stressed from our busy lifestyles, work pressures, study load and so much more. There is not ample time to give to ourselves, thus resulting in bad health in the long run. However, by doing and adding little things to our routine life, we can accomplish better health. Make it mandatory like eating and breathing to give time to ourselves, at least half an hour to one hour daily.

A few simple steps can make us go a long way toward improving our eating patterns and wellness.


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Drinking Plenty of Water

Keep yourself hydrated. Water - Water - Water!

The human body is more than 60% of water. So the major key is to keep our bodies hydrated. It is best if we drink natural warm water and avoid alcoholic drinks and sugary drinks in our routine.


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Keep Exercising

A daily workout schedule should be a must for everyone. It will not just keep us in shape but also helps us function better in day-to-day life. As exercising helps remove toxicity from our bodies and promotes better brain functioning as well. A healthy brain is the key to a happy life. 40 minutes of physical activity, be it in form of exercising in the gym, brisk walks, running or games would be sufficient to maintain an ideal weight and health.

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Use of Vegetables and Fruits

Try to add green vegetables more to the food routine which is healthier and more nutritious. Raw vegetables could be consumed as a salad with different varieties and there is no fear of weight gain as well.

Vegetables and fruits are loaded with prebiotic fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, many of which have health effects.

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Staying Sober

Smoking, harmful use of drugs, and alcohol abuse can all seriously negatively affect your health. These things should be taken care of immediately for the well-being of an individual and the people related to them.

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Vitamin D Deficiency

Most people do not get enough vitamin D. Although these vitamin D inadequacies are not imminently harmful, maintaining adequate vitamin D levels can help to optimize your health by improving bone strength, reducing symptoms of depression, and strengthening your immune system. The levels of Vitamin D are lower in people who do not sit in sun. The test should be conducted so that bone health should be determined on priority. Supplements could be taken on doctor's advice and food enriched in the vitamin should also be an essential part of our meals.

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Say NO to Unhealthy Food

Books could be written on this topic which is never-ending. A healthy life is maintained by avoiding junk food, fried food, extra heavy protein-based food, charred protein intake, refined carbs, excessive sugar, and salt intake.

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Meditation

Stress has a negative effect on your health. It can affect your blood sugar levels, food choices, susceptibility to sickness, weight, fat distribution, and more. For this reason, it’s important to find healthy ways to manage your stress. By meditating, you can handle your stress and health pretty well.

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Intake of Healthy Meals

Always take meals at their proper time. Breakfast is the major meal of the day which should not be skipped at any cost. It provides the best energy to be consumed all day long. We could opt for a nutritious breakfast like porridge, and eggs and there are so many more options with more protein and fiber and less fat, sugar, and calories. The best time to take breakfast is 7-9 a.m. Also, try to take dinner soon and not much later at night. Many health and weight issues are due to midnight snacking and improper timings of meals.

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Good Sleep Pattern

A good night's sleep is pivotal in having a healthy lifestyle and thinking. Disturbed sleep patterns usually cause confusion and affect the thinking process of a person. A healthy 8 hours night's sleep is sufficient enough to keep us healthy. If there are issues with sleep patterns, we should consult psychologists soon and do some work out to help overcome the problem. Above all, the usage of mobile should also be stopped two hours before we plan to sleep along with bright lights. This is one of the major reasons as well for sleep deprivation.

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Say NO to Toxic Elements

Always try to avoid indulging in toxic conversations and engaging with people who are always spreading negativity. Try to focus on yourself and think positively. Surround yourself with positive people who boost hope and motivation. It is common for people to have feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty. Open up and gain consultation if there are such feelings.

Nurture your relationships with family and friends who love you and actually care for you and spend time with them.

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Avoid Ultra Processed Foods

These foods contain ingredients that are significantly modified from their original form, and often contain additives like added sugar, highly refined oil, salt, preservatives, artificial sweeteners, colors, and flavors as well. They are highly palatable which means they are overeaten and are one of the major sources of obesity.

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Conclusion

These small habits and changes in our routine will drastically improve our health and lifestyle patterns. This pattern also does not require any hard work They are simple basic ways to adapt your life to and keep happy and healthy and wise.

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