15 Easy Tips for a Healthful Lifestyle

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Limit the amount of alcohol and observe the culture of its consumption so as not to cause significant harm to the body.
  5. Be a family man. Specialists from different countries proved that family people live 5-7 years longer.
  6. 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.
  7. Go on foot whenever possible. Thanks to active movement, your body accumulates less fat.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Kiss and hug your loved ones as often as possible. Psychologists advise hugging at least eight times a day.
  12. 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. 
  13. Furnish the apartment with green plants. Houseplants can not only help you to brighten up grey days but also have healing properties.
  14. 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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