3 lifestyle habits to improve the quality of your health
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If we say our habits make us or break us, Would you agree with us on that?
Where you're standing in your life is because of your lifestyle habits. We are the whole sum of our habitual activities.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit"- Will Durant.
A study held by BMC public health in 2012 has proposed that having an unhealthy lifestyle can increase the death rate, due to any condition, in comparison to a healthy lifestyle. It tells us the importance of having good lifestyle habits.
Here are 3 lifestyle habits to improve the quality of your health
Incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. There are different physical activities such as walking, running, swimming, and dancing, etc.
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Exercise rises changes in the parts of your brain that are responsible for making you feel stressed, fatigued, and depressed. Daily exercise ensures blood flow to the brain, resulting in better brain functioning and good memory.
Exercise has amazing benefits not only for your mental health but also for your physical health as well. Exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer, blood pressure, and diabetes, etc.
Exercise also helps you in weight reduction. While dieting, your metabolism slows due to low-calorie count, but exercise increases your metabolic rate, which results in faster weight loss.
Interestingly, to get all these benefits, there is no compulsion of rigorous workout.30 minutes of running can improve your health more than your imagination.
2.Balance approach towards diet
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The key to good health is a proportionate diet. A diet that includes nutrition-dense food to confirm your body needs such as fruits, vegetables, grains, lentils, beans, meat, fish, and eggs.
Some people presume that if they skip their breakfast, it’ll help them in weight reduction. But skipping breakfast reduces your metabolic rate and lowers your energy levels.
It suggested that one must have at least 5 fractions of a combination of fruits and vegetables every day. Add unsaturated fats and carbohydrates to your diet. Unsaturated fats cover almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, olive, canola, and sunflower oils.
Fish is known to have omega 3 fatty acids, which curb heart-related diseases. It’s recommended to eat two portions of fish in a week.
Healthy eating will help you retain your ideal weight and good health. Being overweight can increase your risk of health diseases such as type 2-diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain cancers, etc.
3. Sleep deprivation and irregular bed timings
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The human body has a schedule of its own. Every organ and tissue of our body is governed by a "Biological Clock".This 24-hour body cycle controls and regulates our sleeping, waking, and body temperature.
Sleep-deprived bodies and irregular bed timing disturb our biological clock. The study in 2015 has stated that adults who suffer from sleep deprivation have relatively higher risks of health problems. such as high BP, diabetes, heart and kidney conditions, and obesity.
Regular bed timings are as important as having enough sleep. Irregular bed timing schedules disturb your quality of sleep, causing daytime sleepiness and fatigue. Having enough sleep and a regular sleep schedule are recommended.
On the internet, some people would claim that only do this and this, and you’ll be healthy. The human body is not designed for quick fixes.
Even if you eat healthily it’s one part, but if you don’t sleep on time or don’t incorporate physical activity in your life. Only clean eating can’t make you healthy. It’s the whole deal.