To look and feel your best there are a few important things that you need to do. It doesn’t matter what age you are everyone needs to take time out of a busy schedule to take care of their health. Maintaining good health should be a priority in everyones life.
First we all need to exercise and work-outs should be scheduled into our weekly time-table along with the business meetings and coffee mornings. Usually when life gets busy the work-outs are the first thing to be pushed aside. It takes a wee bit of discipline to keep them there as a priority.
Coffee contains cortisal and insulin. These two things make you gain weight and the last thing we should be doing is carrying around extra weight. Then add the creamer, well… The coffee needs to go. Try substituting tea for coffee. Research has show that by doing this alone some people have lost ten to fourteen pounds. And that was without any other dieting techniques in place.
Include natural immune boosters to your diet. fresh garlic and onions are two great ways of doing this. Of course you could purchase garlic pills and powdered onion but fresh really is the best.
There are useful exercises that can be done whilst sitting down. For example, the next time you get stopped at a red light tighten your thigh and butt muscles. By doing this you are not wasting valuable time but are in fact toning your muscles and improving your blood flow. How simple is that?
Should you be taking medications make sure you are totally informed about them. Be sure that every time a Doctor writes a prescription for you that you ask why and what the indended result is and what are the possible side effects.
Be sure to look after your teeth and gums. Clean and floss after every meal and have a professional clean every 6-9 months. Researchers have found a definate link between gingivitis and heart disease so we are looking at more than just oral care.
Drink good old-fashioned water. Don’t fall victim to the advertising hype of purchasing fortified water because along with the essential chemicals you will also be taking in more more sugar. Just take a multi vitamin a day and your body will get all that it requires.
Stress can be a health batterer. Learn to recognize the first signs of stress and the cause. Stress can be cause by external influences eg relationships, work, moving home etc or from nutritional deficiences, lack of sleep or emotional difficulties.
Its a sad fact that so many people put off living a healthier lifestyle,which leads to them looking good and feeling great, because it just seems to complicated but in fact its only as complicated as you choose to make it. Take a few minutes to access how you can start a healthier way of life which doesn’t turn your whole world upside down. Its easier than you think.