8 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Body
8 steps to focus on to help you keep your body healthy and working!
Our body is an amazing thing and work well as a machine for us. But the important part is, it depends on how you treat your body and put efforts on your part to maintain optimum health.
Here are 8 steps to focus on to help you keep your body healthy and working!
1. Exercise daily -
Exercise improves cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone, and keeps your joints and bones strong. It is also one of the best ways to clear stress and any mental or emotional stress.
2. Be Hydrated -
Staying hydrated is essential for your health. As our body can go on without food but not without water. Water forms the basis for metabolic processes, blood, body, and digestive fluids, lean muscle, fat, and bones. You must avoid caffeine and alcoholic drinks as they tend to dehydrate your body so these should be limited.
3. Eat well -
Getting the right nutrition to ensure your body has sufficient amounts of fuel to keep you going is not a bad idea. The main thing when it comes to eating healthily is you should always get a balanced diet. You can focus on wholesome and varied foods that can nourish you and meet all your nutritional and calorie requirements.
4. Get social -
Nowadays, most of the adults just need their own time and no one else by their side, but to be healthy and stress-free it is required to be social. Socializing doesn't come easy you have to interact with different people - and boosts the feeling of wellbeing. It has also been shown to boost memory.
5. Do things that you enjoy -
Sometimes you don't get enough time to enjoy due to daily life. But what we forget is, Life is all about balance. So, always make time in your life for things that make you happy and for people who care about you. All-time work and no fun time can leave you at risk of stress and various health issues.
6. Say No to Smoking & Alcohol -
Smoking and alcohol are not great things to do on a regular basis. If you want to keep your body healthy then you have to quit all these toxics. They can be your friend whom you met occasionally but not best friends with whom you roam daily.
7. Listen to your body -
Don’t ignore the warning signs like aches and pains. Your body expresses to its difficulties via signals and signs in a physical, mental, or emotional form. Listening to your body signs means that you easily understand when you aren’t feeling well. Make sure to stretch your body evenly to relax your muscles and joints. Stretching may create tension during the time of stretch, but relief afterward.
8. Sleep like a baby -
The quality and quantity of sleep are very important when it comes to your health. Ideally, adults should sleep for at least 6-8 hours of good quality sleep every night. The best way to assure a good night’s sleep is to finally start turning down as the evening progresses, avoid using any mobile devices, turn your computer off, avoid any heavy dinner and caffeine. Instead, you can read a book or listen to calming music to help your body in falling with calm sleep.
Dr. Pradeep Chowbey, one the best obesity surgeon in India, has been the worldwide president of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & Metabolic Disorder (IFSO). In his 40 years of career, he has done 78,000 Laparoscopic Surgeries.