6 Quick Fixes To Ensure Healthy Fulfilling Life!
"Health is wealth” is not just a proverb, but a truly time-tested principle of life. The concern is that of late health and wellness have acquired a commercial tone. Companies manufacturing various health and wellness products are promoting various health benefits of their products in television and print media. Claims and counterclaims by various companies have cluttered the perspective. People need to cut out the clutter and behold some quick fixes that would ensure healthy, fulfilling lives.
- Exercising Enough -
The importance of exercise cannot be overemphasized at any point. One needs to exercise regularly in order to stay healthy. But how much exercise is enough for anybody to stay healthy?
The Department of Health and Human Services has recommended the following exercise patterns:
- Aerobic Activity -
If a person is doing aerobics, he/she needs to continue it for at least 2 and a half hours at a moderate pace or 1 hour 15 minutes at a vigorous pace in a week. The doubtful point is that one needs to spread out the activity through the week and follow a daily routine, but do at least 30 minutes of exercise a day. Moderate aerobics may include swimming, brisk walking, mowing the lawn, etc., while vigorous aerobics may include running, aerobic dancing, etc.
- Strength Training
Strength training exercises train the muscles. One can do this at least twice a week. It includes weight training as well as resistance training. The best thing is to do both alternatively.
- Aerobic Activity -
- Quitting Smoking -
The importance of quitting smoking has been stressed by physicians and health care practitioners time and again. Quitting smoking surely has an influence on health. It has been observed that around 20 minutes after smoking the last cigarette, the blood pressure and pulse come back to normal. The hands and feet also warm up to natural degrees of heat. After about 8 hours, half of the nicotine and carbon monoxide that the person had inhaled is gone.
- Eating More Fruits and Vegetables -
Fruits and vitamins contain a bouquet of vitamins and minerals that the body needs to perform various functions. They also contain fibres and antioxidants that help the body get rid of toxins and help the system. Since the environmental toxin is a significant part of our regular intake, everybody needs to have fruits and vegetables.
- Eating less junk and fatty food items -
Junk and fatty food items add to body fat and toxic waste. While fat weighs heavy on metabolic activities and lessens different ailments, junk food may load the body with toxins and reduce fat deposits too.
- Worrying less -
Never-ending worry tells of health. It may affect appetite, sleep, lifestyle, relationships, etc. All of these can affect the health and emotions in a variety of ways.
- Getting enough sleep -
One needs to have enough sleep to stay healthy. But how much sleep is enough? A healthy adult needs about 8 hours of sleep every day to stay healthy.
All of the above is pretty easy to do and can have a significant positive effect on health as well as life.