Good health habits are essential to having a healthy life, with them we not only avoid short and long-term diseases but also improve our quality of life, the World Health Health is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a condition of total physical, mental, and social well-being, thus we could say that being healthy or having excellent health extends beyond a person who is afflicted with any disease or pathology, but do you know how to stay healthy? If you don’t know, don’t worry! With these unmissable tips, we will show you what habits you should include in your daily routine so that you stay healthy.
Food and hydration
A balanced diet is very important to stay healthy, with it we will not only avoid diseases but also thanks to it we will obtain many necessary benefits to keep our body, skin and hair healthy, it is very important that in your daily diet you include many vegetables and fruits, cereals, legumes, mushrooms, tubers, among others, in addition to proteins such as oily fish and white meats are recommended, also, nuts such as almonds and walnuts provide many benefits to our body, in the case of nuts these they contain Omega 3 that helps us improve our blood pressure, in addition, it is important that you consume foods rich in fiber and that when cooking your food you avoid fried foods and choose to cook them steamed, grilled or baked and in the case that you are going to fry some food, use olive oil, it is also recommended that in your daily portions of fruits and vegetables you consume them in raw, in this way you will take advantage of all its vitamins and nutrients, on the other hand, avoid processed foods, fast food and soft drinks, in addition, consume vitamin A, C, B, iron, among others.
Staying hydrated is also essential to having a healthy life, drinking water not only purifies our body, it also keeps us hydrated and helps us prevent diseases, therefore, drink enough water every day, on the other hand, it is important to mention that a good diet together with drinking enough water not only helps us to be healthy but we will also obtain many benefits in our hair, it will look and grow healthy and strong, we will also avoid its fall, likewise, we will also have healthy skin.
Exercising helps us to activate the circulatory system of our body, improve blood flow and in this way, reduce our blood pressure and the chances of suffering from a cardiovascular problem, in addition, it helps us to work the circulation in our legs avoiding varicose veins and helping us with fluid retention, it also helps us strengthen our bones, heart and lungs, in addition, it tones our muscles, increases self-esteem, relieves depression, increases our energy levels, helps us maintain a healthy weight and avoid being overweight also helps us to fall asleep better and in this way to rest better.
Maintaining proper hygiene helps us avoid a variety of health problems, including dermatological diseases, infections, and dental problems. In addition, the concept of hygiene does not only refer to personal hygiene; the environment in which you live or work, such as your home or workplace, is also important to keep clean and disinfected.
Reduce your stress levels
High levels of stress can cause health problems such as insomnia, upset stomach, headaches, changes in your moods, hair loss or alopecia, anxiety, and depression, so it is recommended that you practice relaxation exercises, meditation, and stretching, likewise, relax and exercise or practice a sport that you are passionate about to call your attention.
Get enough sleep
Getting enough sleep is essential to stay healthy since while we sleep our body releases hormones that help us fight some diseases, also, during sleep our body relaxes, which helps the production of the hormones melatonin and serotonin which counteract the effect of adrenaline and cortisol hormones also known as stress hormones, on the other hand, sleeping little or poorly affects our immune and cognitive systems, it is important that you sleep at least 8 hours a day and it is also recommended that you set a specific time to go to sleep and in turn try to make your room a warm and quiet environment to be able to rest better.
Don’t smoke and avoid alcohol
Before you say anything, please understand that we are aware that we are being a little hypocritical here. We both smoke and drink (albeit in moderation). But we know it’s terrible for you, so it’s still a work in progress.
Cigarette consumption can cause multiple diseases such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, strokes, and heart attacks, among others. But that’s not all. Cigarette smoking not only causes sickness, but it also harms our hair and skin, therefore it’s best to avoid it.
Alcohol use can have a negative impact on several brain processes, emotions, critical thinking, and judgment (however much fun it seems at the time). It can also harm the liver, pancreas, esophagus, and digestive tract, as well as cause cancer and myocardial and brain damage.
Follow all of these fantastic suggestions and incorporate them into your daily routine to stay healthy. Remember that taking care of ourselves and our health allows us to have a higher quality of life – and should allow us to live longer in this lovely land we call home. Not only that but your clear skin and beautiful, healthy hair will make you glow.