This post will tackle about the important activities which we should do and must be able to perform daily to promote a healthy lifestyle, to avoid illnesses and to improve the quality of life that we are living.
1. To promote a healthy lifestyle, we should eat a healthy meal.
Every breakfast, lunch, and dinner and drink enough water. Each meal is crucial in achieving overall health, specially breakfast because avoiding or skipping it is not good. Each meal should provide you with a balanced diet which composed of the essential nutrients that our body needs to perform its daily function well. Such foods that are really helpful to include in each meal are foods that are rich in nutrients, such as:
- Energy boosting foods, like carbohydrates that can be found in rice, bread, beans, potatoes and oats.
- Body building foods, these are foods that helps your body to maintain a stronger muscles and bones. Food examples of this group are: lean meats, poultry, fish, prawns, crabs, lobster, milk, eggs, yogurt, and cheese.
- Your meal should also include body regulating foods. These are foods which contains a good amount of vitamins and minerals that are found mostly in fruits and vegetables. Foods such as apples, bananas, oranges, green leafy vegetables, broccoli and tomatoes.
2. To promote a healthy lifestyle, we should exercise regularly.
Including at least a 30 minute of exercise daily is a good way to promote a better blood circulation. Some exercises that you can do are: brisk walking, jogging, jumping ropes and other head and leg exercises which keeps your body moving, that you can perform at home even without going to the gym. These simple exercises will enhance your overall health and wellness.
3. To promote a healthy lifestyle, we should perform self-care and hygiene activities.
These are also important in achieving a healthy lifestyle because it helps you to avoid and wash away harmful microorganisms that may come in contact with your body, such as taking a bath. Harmful microorganisms are responsible in sickness and diseases, which makes us vulnerable and can bring about our inability to perform our daily tasks. Self-care also includes rest and sleep, it’s our responsibility to take some rest and not to overindulge our body to do an action. We need to rest in order for our body organs to perform their functions well also. According to study, a proper rest and sleep at night helps our body to regulate blood pressure and promotes cardiovascular health too.
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