Blog 9/20/2017

Weekly Clinical Service Dose: 5 Tips for Starting a Healthy Lifestyle and Having a Healthy Start to the Day

How do you Live a Healthy Lifestyle?

Simple, by following these 5 expert-backed tips for starting a healthy lifestyle which will ensure that you start the morning right!

  1. Start your day with a glass of water
    •  Water gives you a healthy start because it helps in proper circulation of nutrients in the body. Water serves as the body’s transportation system.
  2. Consume your breakfast within an hour of waking up. Ensure it is high in protein.
    • The optimum time to have breakfast is 7 am, or within the first hour of waking up.
    • Always breakfast should be healthier, heavier, and eaten at earliest. Almost 60% of our total calories should come from our breakfast.
  3. Make time for a morning exercise routine.
    • Try taking time out for at least 15 minutes of morning exercise for weight loss.
  4. Never skip any food group. Eat more fruits and vegetables.
    • If you stop eating carbohydrate, you rapidly lose water weight as your body breaks down the stored carbohydrates.
  5. Eat healthy snacks every 2-3 hours a day.
    • Always have healthy, non-fried but baked snacks handy. If possible, you can make some yourself at home! That will prevent unnecessary snacking.

Why is it Important to Have a Healthy Lifestyle?

Determined efforts to have healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent life-long lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension, heart ailments among many. A healthy lifestyle can help manage an already existing condition well also!

So, having a few healthy lifestyle tips can go a long way in improving your overall health and mental well-being.

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