A Balanced Approach for a Healthy Lifestyle

There are several factors which are essential in living a healthy, a well-balanced lifestyle. Here are some useful facts to keep in mind!

 

  • Know More: It is important to understand the daily food intake and the nutrition count and the way the food is prepared. It is important to watch out for the calorie count. Know the impact each food group has on the body.

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  • Eat the Rainbow: Fill the plate with a variety of food items.Make it a habit to consume fresh fruits and vegetables daily. Different colors of fruits and vegetables provide different nutrients essential for growth and development.

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  • Never Skip Breakfast: Breakfast is knows as a power start which energies the human body. A wholesome breakfast would help to stay active throughout the day.

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  • Water, Water & Water: Drink more water. This is an essential part of every diet. Water has many proven benefits.Stay away from carbonated, artificial and unhealthy drinks.

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  • Stay Active: Stay active and exercise regularly. Daily physical exercises would help individuals to live a healthy life.

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  • Sleep is Essential: It is important to get proper sleep daily. This helps in repairing the human body as well as in energizing the human body and mind.

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Healthy Habits for Kids

Here are some important tips to manage the health of your children.

  1. Never Skip Breakfast

Make sure to advice your children on the importance of breakfast and the impact it has on living a healthy life. Prepare a healthy breakfast for your kids. Make sure there are fresh fruits and vegetables are covered in the menu.

  1. Follow a Healthy Diet Plan

A well balanced diet will provide right amount of nutrients needed to have energy, build strong bones, and fight diseases and conditions. Pay attention to the daily food intake of your kids. A healthy diet will help children to build immunity to fight diseases as well as to grow strong.

  1. Stay Active

Make sure your kids are active for at least an hour each day. Include activities that raise their breathing and heart rates and that strengthen their muscles and bones.

  1. Healthy Habits Matter

Teach your children healthy habits and help them to develop skills in order to make safe and healthy choices in life. Make safe and healthy choices every day as parents and adults and set an example.

  1. Set a Good Example

Set an example by following healthy habits and living a healthy lifestyle. Avoid unhealthy habits and anything that damages your health.

All About Brain Damage

Here are some common unhealthy habits which could easily damage your brain cells. Know more about it and take necessary precautions to avoid these unhealthy habits.

  • Skipping Breakfast

This is considered to be the most important meal of the day. This has an impact on the blood sugar levels. After a good night sleep, a healthy breakfast meal is important to provide the sufficient nutrition.

  • Lack of Sleep

This is another unhealthy habit that could damage your brain. Lack of sleep could damage the brain cells. Proper sleep helps in repairing the body from stress.

  • Excess Sugar

The consumption of excess amounts of sugar has a negative impact on the brain cells. Reduce the daily consumption of sugar

  • Habit of Smoking

This unhealthy habit could create severe damage to the brain with other side-effects.  This causes shrinkage and dementia related health conditions

  • Polluted Air

The brain requires oxygen and polluted air could harm the brain cells. Covering up the head is also considered to be an unhealthy habit as its limits the supply of oxygen to the brain.

 

All About the Diet; Another Healthy Approach

Worried about an unhealthy diet? Here are some points to help you understand what a healthy diet really is.

  • The ½ Vegetable Rule

Use fresh vegetables of various colors to make your plate look colorful and healthy! Each color has its unique nutrition combination. Be mindful of your health condition and before selecting vegetables.

  • The Protein Count

Ensure ¼ of your plate contains proteins. These could be food items such as; fish, chicken, beans. These could even be mixed with salads or other vegetables. Limit the excessive use of oil in preparing these food items.

  • The Oil Use

Make sure to use healthy oil sources such as olive, canola, corn, and sunflower. Avoid or reduce the use of hydrogenated oil which has a health threat.

  • The Use of Water

Consume plenty of water to refresh, re-energize yourself. Avoid or reduce the consumption of drinks with high levels or sugar and fat. Fresh juice, smoothies could help your diet too.

  • Stay Active

Ensure daily exercises, and stay active throughout the day. a routine work-out of 10 minutes daily could help you to maintain a well-balanced healthy life.

Wight Loss Tips: Try ‘Em Out!

Here we go, simple and effective tips to lose weight.

  • Walkaway from the TV while dinning

Research shows that dining while viewing can make you consume nearly 40% more calories than usual, In addition, texting, driving, or any other distracting activity during a meal can result in an increase in the food intake.

  • Keep track of your weight

Keep track of your weight on a daily basis. This will help you to count your calorie intake as well as in controlling the diet plan. This is a proven motivator for individuals to reduce weight.

  • Breakfast is a must

A healthy breakfast with the right combination in right quantities will help you stay energized throughout the day. Avoid excess oil and sweets during the breakfast meal.

  • Exercises matter

Doing 5 minutes each of push-ups, lunges, and squats (in 30-second intervals) will help build and maintain muscle mass. The more muscle you have, the higher your metabolism will be.

  • Fruits, fruits and fruits

Fruit has no fat and is mostly water and this will fill you up while leaving less room on your plate and will help you out in controlling that calorie count.