In the last decade, health has become a major issue and we took part and willingly accepted this unhealthy way of life and when the life threating situation appears, we then remember how important is to stay healthy. Medicine has advanced, but also its expenses have become vast, medical insurance has become the privilege of the rich ones and if you get ill, better hope it is something that you can fix fast.
Our health is the most Important thing and if you start investing in it from the early days of your life, you can hope for long and healthy future.
Here is what you can do and it won’t cost you a dime.
- Involve exercise in your daily routine
You don’t have to take membership in some gym, or walk miles every day just to stay healthy, simple 30 minutes’ walk, few days a week will do wonders to your body and your brain. It is proven fact that regular exercise may reduce the risk of diabetes, heart attack, several types of cancer and it will significantly improve your brain function which will allow you to stay active and independent in the late years. The physical activity is also a great motivating factor that will bring you mental stability and we all know that many diseases develop from too much stress.
2.Healthy weight should be your priority
Obesity has become a big problem in all states of U.S. Having a low weight and keeping it that way is easier said than done. People eat too much unhealthy food, maybe because they can’t control the environment and they don’t have time to make a healthy meal or maybe it’s cheaper to buy a fast food than to prepare a good healthy meal – the reasons are many. But healthy diet consisted of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fish, chicken and low intake of sugar, will provide you diseases free life and regular weight. Many experts advise that sugar is the biggest threat to our health and we all know that cancer cells feed on sugar.
3.Get regular checkups and shots
It wouldn’t be bad to have your blood tested once in a few months, regular checkup can help you discover if something is wrong with you, even if you don’t have symptoms.
- Quit smoking
Lung cancer takes more life every year than every other disease. With the help of many agencies and anti-smoking propagandas, the rates of smokers are falling in the United States. There are many replacement therapies that you can use, from patches to nasal sprays. Every cigarette that you lite has approximately 6,000 harmful substances, so you should think about this.
5.Fill your day with joy
Having a stress free and happy life it’s almost impossible nowadays, but it is a big part of your health. You should try to surround yourself with friends and family that will give you positive energy, happy thought and encourage you to take better care of yourself.