Keeping ourselves healthy can be hard with all the junk food and unhealthy lifestyle we are living. But being persistent and avoiding the bad habits that the modern society offers us with all that commercials for fast food, sodas filled with sugar and candies that are not just bad for health but teeth also, brings us closer to achieving a healthy life. So here are some tips on how to stay healthy.
Do your exercise daily?Stretching your body relaxes the muscles and benefits the blood flow and circulation. Only 5 to 10 minutes of morning exercise can do wonders to your health.
Don’t forget about breakfast
This should be the most important meal of the day and should contain all the necessary ingredients to start your day. Begin with a variety of vegetables, then continue on fruit mix them all together and make a salad that is full of greens that your body deserves. Vitamins and protein are refreshing for the body and as a reward, you will feel energized and ready to start your day.
Brush your teeth properly
Brushing your teeth the wrong way can leave your gums bleeding and can lead to bad breath. Use the right technique and don’t apply to much force when brushing your teeth. Just because you brush harder doesn’t mean your teeth will be cleaner. Cleaning your tongue is also very important, most of the germs are on the tongue, relieving your mouth from them will make you with a healthy and confident smile.
Don’t forget about calcium
Drink dairy products that contain calcium like milk and yogurt –fruit. Calcium is important not just for the bones but for overall health. Drinking a glass of milk, for example, per day will leave a great impact on your health.
Don’t forget to drink a lot of water, especially on those hot summer days. Around 75 percent, while some research mention 80 percent, of our body is water. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day will keep your body hydrated and ready for any task that you may come up with. If you can’t drink that much water, try adding some flavor by dropping a couple of lemon slices or frozen fruits to your water. This way you will add flavor and natural sugar to your water.
Eat vegetables and fruits rich in vitamin C
But vegetables also contain this precious vitamin, capsicum, for example, has twice as much vitamin C than lemon per say. Grapefruits are, despite their bitter and sour taste, extremely healthy and great for fighting the flu. Adding only one grapefruit in your breakfast will keep your healthy resistant to any virus or flu that might roam in the workplace, keeping you secure and safe.