Health is wealth is a common parlance that emphasises the importance of health. You have to have good health to enjoy your wealth, accomplishments, life and time on earth. Staying healthy demands doing everything that will ensure your wellness and longevity.
You can stay healthy through these means:
Eat Good Food
Ensure you eat balanced diet. Balanced diet contains all the classes of food that will help you maintain sound health. The classes of food that must be found in your foods are, carbohydrates, fats and oil, mineral salt, protein and vitamin. Avoid eating too much and feed on fiber-rich grains as well as limit your sodium intake.
Reduce Alcohol and Drug Intake
Reduce consumption of alcohol and drug. They are injurious to your health. Alcohol causes high blood pressure and heart disease.
It is good when you exercise your body. It reduces the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate aerobic exercise. You can run, swim, walk and dance.
Exercises also reduce anxiety and depression. Exercises improve self-esteem.
Always be happy. Ensure you laugh. watch comedy and rib-cracking jokes. Stay in an environment that will make you happy.
Have a forgiving spirit not matter how offended you are. When you fight you immediately resolve it. Don’t hold animosity. Don’t bear grudges so that your blood pressure will not rise.
Listen to Music
Always listen to melodious music that will make you forget your sorrow. Music calms you down and brightens your day.
Visit Recreation Centre.
In your leisure time go to amusement parks. Attend events that will make you relax. This reduces anxiety and depression.
Deal with Stress
Stress can lead to high blood pressure, so embark on exercises when you observe you are under stress. Laugh, sleep and relax. You can also have a good body massage.
Have Regular Medical Check-up
Always go for medical check-ups from your family doctor, even when you think you are alright. When you do medical check-up your doctor intimate you of your health conditions. He also advises you on what to do.
Relate with People
It is good to have a good relationship with people. Let the relationship be positive. Invite people and have good walk out with them.