The ABC’s of Living a Healthy Life

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Many of us are familiar with this

  1. Dr Omer Hameed
    “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Many of us are familiar with this
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    The ABC’s of Living a Healthy Life
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    • You want to live a healthy lifestyle, but sometimes it seems like being healthy is aconstant tough battle. But what if living a healthy life was as easy as ABC?
    • Become aware with the names of these ingredients (i.e. high fructose corn syrup, aspartame, etc.)
    • The most important meal to eat every day. Focus on fueling your body with whole grains, proteins, and fruit.
    • Try to build your meals ascolorful as possible using a varietyof grains, fruits, and vegetables.
    • Our body needs water to function properly. Don't drink calories, drink water!
    • You'll get the most nutrients from your food because it's at its freshest point.
    • Visiting your local farmer's market will make eating seasonally easy. Talk to the farmers and get to know the vendors.
    • Get some natural Vitamin D. This will boost energy and immune system!
    • Not only a healthcoach can help you focus on your goals, but they'll hold you accountable too!
    • How you want to conduct yourself, what's important to you and how you'll make that an aim.
    • Go through your cupboards and fridge, and either remove all the junk food OR make a deal with yourself that when it runs out, you will not buy more.
    • By doing this, you'll be able to see pat- terns of overeating, stress eating, etc.
    • Focus on proteins like ground beef, pork chops, chicken breast, and raw nuts. These will be the most helpful when it comes to energizing your body.
    • Plan your meals every week. This helps you stay on track and avoid having to come up with quick, possibly unhealthful meal options.
    • Sometimes all that you need is a quick nap! This will give you a great lift of energy.
    • Omega-3 fatty acids moderate in- flammation, combat depression and improve mood and memory.
    • Regularly, when working in an office, it's easy to make too many trips to the nearest fast food join. Pack your lunch to keep it nutritious.
    • There are so many excuses why being healthy may not be convenient, but start enumerating the reasons that you want to be healthy! No more excuses.
    • Reduce your level of stress by meditating, finding your happy place, and taking time for yourself!
    • By doing so, all the people you tell a re going to hold you liable.
    • Depriving yourself of things you want will work only for a short time. If you love chocolate, try to eat dark chocolate instead.
    • Focus on what's causing them. Many times you can balance your cravings with something healthy.
    • Try to go one day a week not eating animal proteins. It will force you to use some creativity at first.
    • Concentrate on eating a whole food diet. This is a diet that comprises lean proteins, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
    • Exercising for 2.5 hours a weekcan be very beneficialfor both your mind and body.
    • If you're stressed, yoga is a great way to relax. You'll focus on breathing and keep your emotions in check.
    • Get plenty of sleep!
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  2. Sharon Hamlin
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    great tips.very helpful
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    A very interesting and helpful tips for healthy life.
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