Keeping a Healthy Body and Mind

November 22, 2008 by  
Filed under Health Misc.

The mind is healthy when the body is. That is perhaps the secret to good health. A good health gives us more opportunities to do things that we love, so the maintenance of good health is very vital to leading a good life. We must, by all means, work on keeping all things in our body at equilibrium with our minds.

 

Consider the following tips to keeping our mind and body healthy. Here are few of them:

 

*  Regular Workout. Regular workout keeps our body fit to everyday stress. A three-day workout will surely help especially for those who lead a very busy but sedentary life. Working out makes the body more resilient to infections, which is one of the negative effects of stress.

*  Consume Nutritious Food. Nutritious food such as fruits, vegetables, and lean meat makes the body healthier and less prone to sickness or any kind of diseases. Research shows that people who consume at least 5 servings of fruits and 2 servings of vegetables a day are 80% less likely to develop cardiovascular diseases later in life.

*  Rest. A good amount of rest according to your age and level of everyday physical activity replenishes our body’s lost vitality and repair damage tissues. A good rest is vital to good health.

*  Annual Checkup. Visiting your doctor twice a year on a regular basis even if you are completely in good health is vital to maintaining a good health. Visiting your physician regularly keeps you updated to your current level of fitness and may even uncover any disease that may sometimes left undetected if not checked at an early stage.

*  Keep Away from Vices. Vices do nothing but bad for the body. Smoking, excessive alcohol intake, along with overeating, is just some of the vices that you should avoid.

*  Meditation and Yoga. People might think that going healthy requires rigorous exercise, but that is not always true. Meditation and a little amount of yoga exercises can help improve your overall health. Try attending several yoga classes and see what kind of yoga training is best for you.

*  Relax. Enjoy life by doing what you love like participating in activities such as biking, running, jogging, or aerobic exercises, which are not only good for your health but are also invigorating. Staying healthy does not have to be that boring but should be entertaining too.

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