Jumat, 02 Maret 2012

Follow These Rules to Stay Fit and Healthy

Health and Fitness:

As the saying goes "Health is Wealth", we all know how important ones health is. Staying fit and healthy is what we all want. Fitness makes us want to live life every day. You have to eat right, exercise, quit bad habits like smoking and drinking, free from stress and maintain good hygiene to be healthy.

Follow these rules to stay fit and healthy:

Eat healthy:

Good nutritious food is important for our body. The human body needs to have nutrients whether through eating food or taking supplements. Say no to junk food as they do not help but only make you gain weight. Add a lot of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Avoid eating fatty meats like pork, ham, sausages and salami. If you are a vegetarian than certain benefits like iron and B-12 that you get from eating meat would not be provided so in exchange for the meat you should take supplements. Watch the amount of sugar you take. Reduction of sugar is important to good health; therefore always check out the sugar content of anything you eat even if it appears to be healthy. Cut down on fat consumption by taking low fat cheese, cottage cheese, milk and cream. Nuts should be included in your diet.

Quit Smoking:

Smoking kills. It is injurious to health but many a times we conveniently not pay attention to it and do not want about the effect it has on our health. Even smoking a few cigarettes a day can hurt your health. Many people say that smoking helps relieve stress but that is not so, it's just that they want to believe that it does. Though it is difficult to quit smoking but with a little help from people around you, who cares about your well being you can do it. You need to make up your mind and with will power and determination it is possible. Smoking can cause various health problems like lung infection, cancer; kidney infection etc. So improve your health and quit smoking today.

Reduce Stress

Stress can disturb your health. It can also disturb your sleep thus giving you headaches and insomnia. It is important to relieve yourself from stress to stay healthy. A sound mind gives a healthy body. There are ways you can relieve from stress. Try and do something you like and not think about anything negative. Pamper your body and your soul. Go for a massage or soak in a hot tub, exercise, do yoga and meditate, read a good book or play with your pets, listen to some good music. These are said to be great stress busters.


Follow a good hygiene. It is reported that those having bad hygiene often fall sick. Free your body from bacteria. Take bath regularly and wear clean clothes. Also it is important to follow a good dental hygiene to have healthy teeth. Floss your teeth everyday.

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