There are 7 habits of super-healthy people which are also super simple and already part of your daily habits, though perhaps not rigidly implemented.
The 7 habits of super-healthy people include eating your breakfast, meal plan to ensure you are balancing the equation, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, give social media a break, learn a skill, and stop smoking.
Breakfast is important for several reasons. It kicks starts your metabolism and stops you from overeating later. Researches also reveal that adults who have a healthy breakfast do better at work. Children who eat breakfast score higher in school work. If a big plateful first thing isn’t for you, keep it light with a brown toast, a glass of 100% fruit juice, or a piece of fruit. Just don’t leave it out.
Plan Your Meals
A meal plan will save time, money, and stop you from indulging in the wrong foods. Find some time, then sit down and examine your needs and goals. Do you want to lose weight? Cut back on sugar, fat, or carbs? Add protein or vitamins? Do you simply want a lifestyle of healthy eating? At least the beauty is that you know what you’ll be eating and when. Sticking to the plan means you’ll be able to say no to all other snacks in between.
Drink Plenty Of Water
Water is the best to quench your thirst. It helps you stay hydrated which is an important benefit of water. And may help you lose weight. Another reason why water is the first thing to reach for when you’re thirsty? Sweetened drinks are linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes. If plain water is boring for you, try flavoring it up with slices of fruits or vegetables such as orange, lemon, lime, watermelon, or cucumber.
Take A Break To Exercise
If you start to feel drowsy, rather than take another cup of coffee, get up and move. Do some jumping jacks. Do some deep lunges or stretches. It’s great for your body and mind. Go for a walk around the block. Just 30 minutes of walking five times a week may help keep the blues at bay. If you find 30 minutes too long, break it into short bursts.
Go Off Social Media
Spending too much time on your social media? Sure, your friends and family’s latest updates are just a click away, but do you really need to see pictures of your nephew sitting in a plane off on summer vacation? That can wait until after the day’s work. Set a time to log off and put the phone down. When you reduce the time spent on social media, emails, and phones, it enables you to do other things. Take a walk, read a book, or help your nephew find the best shopping mall for his designer jeans.
Learn A New Skill
Learning new skills keeps your brain healthy. Sign up for a dance class or a creative writing workshop. The best brain lifter is to learn a new language. The mental work involved can slow the signs of aging and may even delay the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
If you smoke, stop. If you don’t smoke, don’t start. It’s a big move toward better health. Your body repairs itself quickly. Your heart rate and blood pressure drop just 20 minutes after your last cigarette. Don’t postpone it. Stop the habit, now. Talk to your doctor to help you get started.
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