ways to stay healthy?
Eating a diet that is low on fat, high on fibre with adequate
servings of fresh vegetables and fruits is known to prevent
health complications and many common illnesses.
Maintaining an optimum weight, being physically able whatever
your age, going easy on high calories and salt and keeping
intake of alcohol to a minimum helps in preventing cholesterol
and blood pressure.
Avoiding tobacco in any form will prove to be beneficial.
Regular exercise which is included in to a daily routine
helps to ward off many diseases. People who have been inactive
all their lives benefit when they begin to exercise even
on a moderate scale. Heart diseases. Colon cancer, blood
pressure and diabetes are some of the complications that
can be controlled with regular exercise.
Lighter activities like walking, climbing stairs, gardening,
routine house work and dancing or light aerobics have many
benefits. However, if you are used to a inactive life, please
consult your doctor before you begin any exercise routine.
Using seat belts while in a car and helmets when driving
a two wheeler is known to have saved many lives. Visits
to a doctor should be made on a routine basis for preventive
care and counseling.