Most people underestimate the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and associate it only with prohibitions. In fact, a healthy lifestyle does not involve great sacrifices, but on the contrary – prolongs life and results in good health. So, we have collected 15 simple tips for everyday life.
- Give up smoking. Besides that it can help you to save money, life without cigarettes will prevent you from a lot of harmful substances, and nicotine is not the most dangerous of them.
- Worry as little as possible, and even better – do not worry at all. The more you feel nervous, the faster you grow old. Stress is the main culprit of wrinkles and hair loss.
- Eat only high-quality food and try not to save on products. Food is the basis of a healthy and long life. Moreover, do not buy food in large quantities, purchase as many products as you can eat in the next couple of days.
- Limit the amount of alcohol and observe the culture of its consumption so as not to cause significant harm to the body.
- Be a family man. Specialists from different countries proved that family people live 5-7 years longer.
- Give up everything that contains carcinogens – it is mainly smoked and fried foods, protein products after high-heat treatment, canned and pickled foods, and products with sodium nitrite. Experts estimated that 50 g of smoked sausage may contain the same amount of carcinogens as the smoke from a pack of cigarettes. So familiarize yourself with the most carcinogenic foods.
- Go on foot whenever possible. Thanks to active movement, your body accumulates less fat.
- Sleep at least 8 hours a day. In this case, it is important to make it a routine, you need to go to bed at the same time. It is a dream that helps to restore physical strength, improve memory and attention, lift the spirits, and improve immunity.
- Push distemper away by all means. After all, pessimism is a surreptitious form of chronic depression, which is fraught with the emergence of many diseases.
- Engage in sports activities. 150 minutes of physical exercises per week will prolong life for 5 years. What kind of physical activity to choose – it is for you to decide, the main thing – regularity. Dancing, yoga, pilates, and walking are well suited for general well-being. But you should be careful with strength training and combative sports. Firstly, they are traumatic. Secondly, it is better to do them under the supervision of an instructor.
- Kiss and hug your loved ones as often as possible. Psychologists advise hugging at least eight times a day.
- Try not to brawl with people. But if a quarrel began, try to sort things out calmly and constructively, so that the conflict would be resolved and not aggravated. You should stay in control and keep a cool head in any, even the most turbulent squabble.
- Furnish the apartment with green plants. Houseplants can not only help you to brighten up grey days but also have healing properties.
- Do not forget to brush your teeth. It should be done twice a day. Dentists claim that no chewing gum or simple mouthwash can substitute the toothbrush.
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