Top Ten tips for Better Health
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The following tips will not only make you look better and feel better, but they will also keep you from developing long-term serious health problems.
Cover up in the sun
UV rays are penetrating the earth’s atmosphere all year long. It’s important to wear protection at all times to protect yourself from excessive sun exposure.
Cut out fat
Dairy products such as cheese, milk and cream should be eaten in low fat versions.Butter and sauces in sandwiches should be kept to a minimum, if possible. And try to avoid fried or fast food, as they have a high amount of fatty acids in them.
Give up smoking as soon as you can. Smoking not only causes lung cancer, but its also recently been linked to many other illnesses. Research has shown that smoking reduces life expectancy by seven to eight years. So try giving up the next one.
Drink alcohol in moderation
Recent studies have shown that a glass of red wine a day can help protect against heart disease. But if you drink excessively, you will have health problems such as liver and kidney disease and cancer in later life.
Make sure you eats lots of fruit and vegtables each and every day. Even try adding a multivitamin to your daily routine. You’ll soon see the difference.
One of the best ways to stay healthy is to exercise. It’s recommended to do 30 minutes of cardio exercise 3 times a week. This even includes going for a walk with the dog, or even running around with the children.
Keep stress in check
Getting stressed out is bad for your health. If you are stressed in the work place you are more likely to cause an accident and injure yourself or even fall ill.
It has been scientifically proven that a person with a positive outlook on life will be healthier than someone who doesn’t.When you smile your brain releases small amounts of serotonin that give your body a good feeling. So next time your sad, smile.
Relaxation has actually become a medical treatment. It’s very important to relax in the evenings after working. Try find somewhere that you feel comfortable, and just kick back. It can be anywhere from a chair, to a bubble bath.
Ways to increase your daily excercise
Walk to the shops rather than taking the car. Try taking the stairs whenever possible. If you get two or more buses, can you walk one of the journeys? Or even get off the bus or train a stop earlier.