10 Health Tips to Welcome 2021

As 2020 was a year of unexpected health exploitation worldwide, I felt to share 10 health tips to welcome 2021. Let’s make ourselves strong and build immunity so that we can be intact and face all circumstances with force.

A balanced diet, adequate rest and regular exercise are the three main factors which play a vital role in maintaining the physical health which can reduce the risk of illness and promotes a healthy lifestyle. On the other hand, maintaining the social, emotional and psychological balance is termed as mental health. Loss of mental health would eventually add to the corruption of the physical health also. Mental health also depends on various abilities to achieve strength, adapt to adversity, enjoy life etc. Listed below are some of the health tips to maintain good health.

1. Self Confidence

As per many types of research, self-esteem about a person lies in the first position in maintaining good health. One should not underestimate oneself which would make himself lack confidence in him. Having a good opinion about yourself means you do accept the way you look and behave, and do not intend to change yourself. Being assertive, friendly, exercising, having fun, appreciating you, forgetting the past and stop worrying are the main factors to improve one’s self-esteem. Keeping oneself high would add to his confidence in him and helps him to tackle any issue.

2. Regular Exercise

Exercises are physical activities structured to keep you healthy. Exercises help to drive away cardiac problems, low blood circulations, low appetite etc. Undesirable changes in the health of the body can be eradicated by having regular exercise, but the unfortunate part of it is its slow recovery. Of course, medications can reduce the risk of the diseases, but having regular exercise would drive away the diseases before it gets hold of you.

3. Enough Sleep

Sleep is a refreshing exercise very much required to maintain good mental and physical health. A good sleep should be from 7 to 9 hours which refreshes your thought and the body parts preparing you to work the next day. Moreover, a healthy sleep provides clear thinking, good memory, good immunity and it should not have a long duration of wake ups. Additionally, insufficient sleep can also cause heart disease, heart attacks, headaches, obesity etc.

4. Enjoy Everything Around

Having fun would make your laugh and enjoy during which blood transportation is fast providing good oxygen content to the cells and thus rejuvenating it. Moreover, it plays a crucial role in reducing stress and boosting up your energy, memory, and concentration. Biking, fishing, hiking, swimming, canoeing, taking yoga classes are all different funny activities. Have you had the experience of trampoline jumping which is very fun loving activity that could do with your friends and family. Jumping on trampoline also provide some health benefits such weight loss, strengthen bone, improve balance and coordination and don’t forget that it is a fun form of exercise. Having fun either with your family members or your friends would cause you to forget the bad and negative incidents of the past.

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5. Early to bed

It is one of the healthy practices that a growing child should follow; not only children, adults, and youngsters can follow to get better health results. Early to bed would make you wake up early without any deprivation of adequate sleep. Moreover, seeing the rising sun after a long rest with a fresh mind would stir your positive thoughts to do something worth in that day. Also, persons who are early to bed would be more productive during the day with low risk for various diseases.

6. Crossword puzzle

A crossword puzzle is a grid of squares in which one has to fill up the words horizontally or vertically with the clues provided. This puzzle would make your concentrate only on that topic and search for a particular word thus increasing your verbal skills also. Moreover, working crossword puzzles would reduce stress and minimize the buildup of toxic proteins in the brain, reducing the risk to Alzheimer’s disease. Also, crossword puzzles teach deep engagement in an activity of a person.

7. Health Drink

As we know drinking is not a good habit for health, only if alcohol is consumed beyond a limit. Moreover, lower alcohol consumption provides, a better sensitivity of insulin for blood clotting, reduces blocks in the heart and the brain. Also, it can lengthen your life and increase your libido power only if it is consumed in a limit. Remember, excess consumption would damage your liver and women are more prone to liver damage even with little amount of alcohol compared to men. So, make sure you limit your drink.
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8. Avoid mindless eating

Some people have a peculiar habit of eating whenever they become overwhelmed with anger, hunger and bored. Eating mindlessly, without paying attention to health would cause severe issues like heart blocks, cholesterol, diabetes etc. This kind of emotional appetite would make you lazy and make you feel sleepy building abnormal fat inside your body which would eventually lead you to a gastric bypass surgery to limit your consumption.

9. Don’t sit for a long time

We know that it is very much soothing to sit comparing to standing for a long time. But sitting for a long time would also cause numbness at your back which is caused by the reduced blood flow to those muscles. Moreover, it causes severe low back pain, cardiovascular diseases etc. People whose job include sitting as a part of their career are advised to stand up every hour to refresh yourself and to relieve your eyes from strain.

10. Less salt

          Salt chemically means sodium chloride which when added to the food excessively causes trouble to our health. Sodium needs excess water for its dilution which is drawn from the surrounding cells into the bloodstream. This increases the volume of the blood which results in high blood pressure, stroke, and heart failure. So, it is highly recommended that people with diabetes and elevated blood pressure should take minimum salt in their food. Salt also comes from packaged and processed foods. so overall consumption of packaged foods needs to be controlled.

Above tips will definitely nourish your body with positive changes and give you a healthier body. So let us take oath to take care of our body and start some quality habits to nourish it.

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Neha Kava

National Registered Dietitian at NutriChoice4u.com
Neha Kava is a National Certified Registered Dietitian in India. She likes to share her knowledge about daily health, nutritition and diet tips. You can contact her on [email protected]

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