“An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Great health is vital in the life of every human being it is important to note that with good nutrition comes good health and vice versa. We have to agree that it is important to maintain good nutrition in order to maintain good health.
In the current society the pressure for a great body and a chiseled form has led many to get involved in high risk eating habits this on the other hand has created great concern due to the number of fatalities.
You need to remember just because they say it is healthy doesn’t mean it’s good for you “one mans’ meat is another mans’ poison” what could be good for others could not be beneficial to you health wise. With the rise of medical cost being on the rise having a balanced diet ensures that you will always have good health. There are many steps to maintain good nutrition and health let us start with step 1:
Have a plan-just like a new year’s resolution you need to decide firmly to change your lifestyle. Make a plan of what is important and stick to it knowing that at the end of the day your health must come first and this in the long run will save you a lot of money in terms of medical bills.
Get rid of the junk-this is literally meaning clear your fridge of all things junk!!! From simple sugars, carbos, beer and the home made fudge. Hard I know but essential yes. Get rid of them and supplement with healthier fruits and vegetables because, too much sugar and fat can lead to either heart attacks or diabetes of which is currently on the rise. Also fruits, vegetable and grains are the best way to go because researchers have found that many of these foods are of great nutritional value as they help prevent many diseases.
Drink water lots and lots of water. Nutritionists say that drinking a minimum 8 glasses everyday is good for the body as it helps in detoxification.
Reduce or cut out completely your alcohol and cigarettes in take as they are harmful to your general well being.
Exercise-with a good diet on the way it is time to start exercising .This brings about a good balance in the body and mind.
Finally we need to remember that life is short and that we have to live each day as if it was the last but we have to also remember that our bodies are temples and we have to take good care of them.