Be a part of the healthy crowd by adopting these daily habits.
Do you ever look around the office or the grocery store and wonder how some people never get sick and are always in a good mood? They are not freaks of nature. More than likely, those chipper visions of good health are people who have the right habits.
Perhaps you should try these daily habits as a means of becoming a healthier person. Each day, healthy people do the following:
Move their bodies.
Exercise should be apart of your life. Adults needs at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week. That amount is easier to attain when exercise is apart of daily life. The key is to just move more. Take the stairs instead of the elevator and park away from the store entrance to force yourself to walk.
Your mom was right; you need to eat breakfast. Skipping meals disrupts your metabolism. Healthy people eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, lean meats and whole grains.
Drink lots of water.
Most people do not drink enough water. You should be drinking in excess of 2 liters of water each day to keep your body hydrate. Drinking water improves your skin, digestion and wards off constipation.
Stress can be a factor in high blood pressure, insomnia and other ailments. Healthy people cut stress out of their lives by avoiding certain situations and relieving their issues through medication or relaxation.
For more ways to improve your health, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point offers free community events each month. Browse our monthly classes and events calendar to find out what's coming up. If you have any health questions or if you would like to request a physician referral, call our free Consult-A-Nurse® service at 1-888-741-5119.