"The human body has been designed to resist an infinite number of changes and attacks brought about by its environment. The secret of good health lies in successful adjustment to changing stresses on the body."

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE TIPS

  • Drink at least eight glasses of water a day. Your body is almost all water and it needs plenty of it.

  • Getting yourself organized - for example making a list of the things you have to get done is a good way of reducing stress.

  • Exercise helps to strengthen heart muscles and lower blood pressure.

  • Your body needs proper nourishment to function effectively.

  • Good sources of fiber include oat bran, beans citrus fruits and broccoli.

  • Calcium is vital to maintaining strong bones and teeth.

  • A sensible weight loss is no more than 1 to 2 pounds a week.

  • Despite what many of us have been taught complex carbohydrates are not high in calories unless they are prepared with butter, creams and cheese sauces but they do tend to be high in fiber and rich in a wide variety of nutrients.

  • Regular aerobic exercise conditions the cardiovascular system which helps lower your blood pressure.

  • Over exercising can cause serious injuries to the body.

  • To maintain a healthy diet, it is recommended that you eat six to ten servings of fruit and vegetables each day.

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