3 Ways to Improve Your Health
By Linda Mills
A lot of people are breaking bad habits to become more healthy. Some want to see improvement but have no idea where start or how to improve their health or wellness. Here we will discuss “3 proven ways to improve your health” making it easy for you to start feeling more healthy today.
1. Taste the Rainbow of Fruits And Vegetables
Eating to live instead of living to eat will change your life in the easiest, fastest way. Fruits and veggies add nutritional value to your body, giving it a load of essential vitamins, antioxidants and minerals that help keep inflammation and disease at bay. Over seventy-five percent of people in American do not consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables on a day to day basis.
Research shows that people who do consume over seven portions of fruits and veggies have a reduced risk of dying from certain cancerous diseases or any other illnesses compared to a person that only gets one serving. Eating a extra serving of a dark, leafy green will aid in reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. These healthy foods will even improve a person's mental state.
When you eat, make sure that you are choosing to eat a variety of different fruits and veggies, because they all do something different for the body. They fight to protect your body against aging and disease. Certain colors do certain things such as:
- Purple and Blue - Supports a healthy heart, brain, and bones, plus they give you antioxidants which help you age well.
- Pink and Red - Supports the urinary tract, prostate, and DNA.
- Yellow and Orange - Supports health eyes, good functioning immune system, hydration of the skin, and total growth and development.
- Dark colored green - supports healthy eyes, artery function, healthy lungs and liver functions.
- Brown-white - supports bone health, circulatory health, and arterial function.
2. Exercise on a Daily Basis
Physical activity and exercise works to lower your blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels, reduces inflammation and controls weight management gain. Exercise has also been linked in prevention also improving depression disorders and anxiety. Older adults, should exercise to preserve bone mass, reduce the risk of having falls, and lowers the risk of dementia. Even a little exercise can reduce mortal risks in the least of fit people.
Walking and joining a gym are major acts of choosing to live healthily. Walking is the key way to improve your health and preventing metabolic syndrome: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, abdominal fat, high cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Even if you join a gym that gets you more aerobic activity, and you are more likely to reach strength-training goals, and some go above standard hours and get over four extra hours of physical activity into their routine per week. Those who are physically fit at middle years of life suffer the least chronic illnesses after the age 65 and live a healthier life in their final years to come.
3. There Is Power in Positivity
People that have the ability of positive thinking anticipate happiness, love, health and success. This is when you believe that you can overcome any difficult obstacle that may stand in your way.
Thinking positive is not a concept that everyone believes in or and follows through with. Some people think it is a bunch of crap and laugh at people who follow the rules of life in this manner. But there is a increasing number of people who accept positive vibes as a way of life and believe in its power to heal-n-soothe the mind body and soul.