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Stay Healthy For Long With These Minor Changes - Part 1

Submitted by on October 14, 2009 – 4:43 amNo Comment

Kudos to those who can adapt to new habits by recreating themselves overnight! However, these kinds of persons are quite rare to find in planet Earth. Usually, the quick changes don’t last for long. Therefore, it is suitable if we consider minor tweaks that can bring a big difference. For this purpose, I am right here at your disposal to help you in leading a healthy life. Try to give these tips a hit each week, so that you start leaving a hale and hearty life.

Instead of staying up late to watch Letterman, try calling a friend before you call it a night

Switching to channels, surfing for chatting with mates is good for our health as they work positively for our mood and waistline. Recent 35-year analysis conducted over 45,000 adults reported that unhappy people watched about 20% more television, compared to their cheerful friends. The happy-go-lucky friends spent most of their leisure time mingling or reading. Another research carried in the sleep department of Nurses’ Health Study found that the middle-age group women that slept for 5 or few hours at night where more likely to attain 33 pounds or even more, than those who slept for seven hours.

Instead of ice cream for dessert, try yogurt with fresh fruit and honey

Tossing calorie and fat saver foods works well for the betterment of stomach. This is because of their active and efficient contents. Yogurt contains live and energetic cultures a.k.a. pro-biotic which advance the working of digestive function, alleviates feelings of constipation and averts cancer. Also, research has proved yogurt to be a healthy food and associated it for leading robust immune system. It also helps by alleviating the yeast infections. Avoid the fruit on the bottom types as they are enriched with sugar. Instead use spoonful of honey which is a natural sweetener and rich in antioxidants.

Instead of drinking diet soda, try sipping green tea

Green tea is an efficient energizer which has been linked for giving many benefits ranging from lowering heart diseases, cancer and weight-loss. Also, it is a natural source for getting fluoride which helps in strengthening teeth. Prepare this yourself as the already manufactured ones might be enriched with sugar and artificial sweeteners. And if you want to pick one, then grab the honest tea which has low content of sugar. Also, black tea is health-friendly as it is enriched with disease-combating antioxidants. You might have been familiar to the fact that too much soda can lead in deterioration of health by the way of erosion of tooth enamel, also its content of sweeteners causes for weight gain.

Instead of driving to do your errands, try using your own two feet to get around

This is the best way of benefiting your health that too for free. If you walk in a sunny day, then not only will you burn your extra calories i.e. walking around half an hour in moderate temperature burns about 115 calories. In addition, your body will also gain additional dose of vitamin D as exposure to sun prompts our body to generate vitamin D. Even, experts recommend this way of gaining Vitamin D. Researches have found that women who lack vitamin D are at a greater risk for becoming vulnerable to heart attack and stroke, also to insulin resistance which ultimately leads to diabetes. Also, one recent study reported that young women who had high levels of vitamin D, where up to 55% less likely of generating breast cancer.

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