When it comes to the delicate art of achieving a balanced life, where to start can seem overwhelming. But tiny, doable steps can make a significant difference. Maybe you’re battling diabetes, or need to lose a little girth. Try something other than sugar in your morning coffer. For your office break, mix the Danish. Instead try a few stretches, or go for a pleasant walk.
Whatever your age, or lifestyle, you can make significant inroads towards a healthy and contented life. Dr. Robyn Holgate believes that a consistent fitness regimen and hydration are key elements needed to achieve a healthy balance. Other things Holgate advocates: No smoking. Moderation in most everything, including alcohol, And minimal sodium.
- We all want a long, healthy life. But there is so much conflicting information out there on health, it’s nearly impossible to sort through.
- However, some major results can be had by simply sticking to the basics: little steps that will reap big rewards.
- These include eating well, maintaining sufficient physical activity, and ensuring that you get enough sleep on a nightly basis.
“good nutrition, exercise and healthy behaviours are critical for longevity. Chronic lifestyle diseases are related to unhealthy behaviours, such as poor nutrition, physical inactivity, and unhealthy behaviours like, for example, tobacco use.”