• Don’t do fast and weird diets
The web is full of quick diets that promise fast weight loss. But you should avoid them, they usually focus on taking out some food completely or eating only one kind of food, which is never healthy. If you really want to lose your weight eat healthily, eat smaller amounts, never eat late at night and avoid sweets. Also, do some exercise, if nothing, go to walk around your neighborhood for half an hour. Some of these fast diets will get you lose weight but as soon you start to eat normally again, every pound will come back. Plus, you are depriving your organism something it needs to function correctly. Food diversity is very important for your health.
• Sleep regularly and enough
Getting enough sleep is not just good for your beauty but for your health. It will help you live longer and it will lower your stress. Try to have defined bed time and to stick with it, as much as you can. Depriving yourself of enough sleep can lead to some serious health issues. Some of them are heart conditions and attacks, diabetes and obesity. You may not feel it when you are young but through years not having enough sleep will lead to this conditions. If you miss a night try to sleep longer next day to balance it.
• Eat food that is rich in colors
It is not about aesthetics of colorful plate. It is about the ingredients that make them so colorful. Fruit and vegetables that have bright and rich colors are full of carotenoids and flavonoids, substances that fight free radicals, and preventing inflammation. Make sure that every day you eat at least 4,5 different colored fruits and vegetables and you did more for your health than with supplements and drugs from pharmacies. Nature created everything our body needs and if you know how to find it in different barriers, fruit, nuts and plants, you will probably see the doctor very rarely.
• Go to the yoga class or do some stretching on your own
Are you flexible enough? If you are not sure try touching your toes. Stretching in yoga class or on your own is very important especially for aging when our muscles tighten and our motion range decrease. Stretching will help you get better posture and less pain. It increases blood flow in your body and it helps your circulation, which helps your brain and the rest of your body to get more oxygen which again lead to a clearer mind and better mood. In time, you will get pretty flexible and you will find that it is easier for you to do a lot of things since you will feel much lighter.
• Have plenty of sex
Having sex regularly will bring you many health benefits. It reduces stress and boost us your immunity. Scientist says that sex significantly heightens immunoglobulin a.k.a. your organism first line of defense against viruses and bacteria. It also lowers the blood pressure and it is very good for your health. It is proven that people who have regular sex have healthier hearts. You can think of it as a form of exercise, and it is also a great painkiller. If you had bladder issues heal it with sex (only for women). It happens because during the intercourse you strengthen your pelvic muscles that contract when you are having an orgasm.
• Eat seeds and nuts
Seeds and nuts show us how the small packages can be very powerful. Even though they are very small they contain fats that are good for your hart, proteins, minerals and vitamins. They are also very caloric food so nibbling it too much can spoil your dinner, but on the other hand it can help you if you are hungry but don’t want to eat the whole meal. Different nuts have different nutrition credentials and it could offer you different health benefits. One Harvard study found that people, who eat nuts very often, live longer and have healthier lives.
• Find out what are your numbers then try to make them lower
And when we say find your numbers we mean blood pressure, the level of cholesterol, fasting blood sugar and resting heart rate. When you measure them, you will know are some of them higher than they supposed to be. High blood pressure or high blood sugar don’t have to have consequences right away but they will catch up with you eventually, so it is always better to be safe than sorry. If some numbers are higher change your diet accordingly until you get better. Keeping those values in normal range will benefit you greatly when you get older.
• Drink green tea
Green tea is full of antioxidants and nutrients that will affect your body really positively. Drinking of green tea will help you lose some weight, also it will lower the risk of getting cancer, and it will improve your brain functions. Green tea improves the flow of your blood and it lowers the cholesterol. It affects your memory so much that is been found that it helps people who suffer from Alzheimer disease. It regulates and keeps stable sugar in your blood and it lowers your blood pressure. All in all, it is one miraculous drink that you should drink at least now and then.
• Laugh as much as you can
Laughing is the healthiest and most fun thing to do for your health. It decreases the stress and pain while relaxing the whole body. Nothing boosts your immune system like good laugh improving your resistance to disease. Hormones of happiness are released while laughing such as endorphins that are body’s natural feel-good chemicals. It is very good for your heart, blood flow, vessels, it protect you from the heart attack and other cardiovascular issues. And the best thing it is free and always in the reach. Laugh has a great impact on emotional health as well, which is as important as health in the physical sense.
• Have good friends
Having friends has a lot impact on our health. First of all, we most commonly laugh with our friends and we just spoke about how laughing is good for you. Friends enrich your life, boost your confidence and sense of belonging. People who spend time with a lot of people are less susceptible to colds and flues than the ones that spend the majority of time alone. Talking to your friends is a great stress relief tactic. Some even claim that women live longer because they talk more about their problems, which helps them to cope with it.