The popular saying, that ‘Health Is Wealth’ is a truth that most people take for granted. Just as you would nurture and take proper care over a young plant so that, in time, it produces a wealth of good fruit , so much more do we need to take proper care of our bodies to keep fit and healthy.
It is also equally true that a healthy body subsequently develops a healthy mind. To keep these two essentials in excellent or even moderate balance, one needs to stay healthy.
Women need to take more care of their health because their constitutional needs are very different considering the demands on their daily life styles, such as full time jobs, meeting office targets, family responsibilities, household chores, and the list is long. Here are a few health tips women need to follow to keep a perfect balance between their personal and professional lives. After the age of 30, women need more nutritional food, and particular about their diet. Good eating habits make for a good, healthy body. Stay Fit with all these Healthy Food Tips!
Healthy food to eat:
Fruits and vegetables are low in calories and are packed with nutrients. They contain rich concentrations of vitamins, minerals, and oxidants. Green, leafy vegetable like spring onions, the red and green variety of leafy greens, cabbage are full of calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, and zinc. They are also rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K.
Sweet vegetables like corn, carrots, beets, sweet potato yams and onions add sweetness to your food and decrease the craving for candies and sweets. Fruits are tasty and provide the necessary fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. Berries are cancer-fighting, apples contain rich fiber and iron, oranges and mangoes are rich in vitamin C. Grapes, pomegranate, figs, guavas are other healthy recommendations.
Whole grain like wheat, brown rice, etc are good because they help digestion, and are health foods. Oils from plants, groundnut oil, and olive oil are easily digested. Nuts, like almonds, pistachios, walnuts, and hazelnuts, and seeds such as pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds are advised diets.
Fish, such as salmon, mackerel, sardines and some fresh water fish are good for the diet. Fats, found in red meats and whole milk dairy products, margarines, cracker biscuits, candied sweets, snack foods, fried foods and other foods made from hydrogenated vegetable oils should be avoided.
A Healthy Eating Tip is to limit the intake of sugar and salt as a safety precaution.
Healthy Living Tips:
Check your weight: Overweight and Obesity can cause premature deaths and run a risk of serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers.
Exercise and Fitness: Simple exercise and workouts everyday can help keep you healthy. Regular morning walks will reduce weight and pep up your energy level. Yoga, Regular Gym Exercises and Aerobics are immeasurable remedies to keep fit and stay healthy.
Positive thinking and relaxing the mind and body are essential stress busters to ‘Healthy Living.
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