Isnare Free Articles
Authors Contents [Add OpenSearch]
Distribute your articles to more than 6,000+ sites and 40,000+ email group publisher subscribers for as low as $2 / article...
Index  Article Directory  Wellness, Fitness and Diet
Embed this Article  
John Bradstreet

John Bradstreet x 53 articles

Liked the article? Consider buying me a beer!
$

Most Recent Videos Most Recent Videos

With all the emphasis on maintaining a healthy lifestyle sometimes we overlook some of the basic things that help us accomplish this. We are going to look at some of these today. Many may seem to be a matter of common sense, but if you follow these you will be on your way to healthy living.

1. Drink plenty of water. It is suggested that we consume 8-10 glasses per day. This includes water that we get from foods and other drinks that we have. A good tip is to drink a glass before eating. Sometimes we are not actually hungry but are dehydrated.

2. We all know that eating fresh fruits daily is advised. But did you know that it is best to eat them in between meals or before meals. If you eat them directly after a meal your body will store it away as unused energy.

3. You should eat a protein with each of your meals. Some excellent sources of protein would include fish, beans, meat, protein bars and shakes. Your body needs these proteins so ensure that you are getting enough of them.

4. There are some foods that are better avoided. These would include potatoes, white bread, instant oatmeal and french fries. The reason is that these are foods that that body breaks down quickly into sugar.

5. Start a regular exercise program. If you are not in the habit of exercising start out slow and work your way up to something that is more strenuous. Choose something that you enjoy doing. If you enjoy the type of exercise your chances of continuing it over the long term increases. Over time you should work your way up to 3 to 5 times a week for 30 minutes or more. You will be surprised at the extra energy it will give you and the improvement in your mood. Try to incorporate some weight training in your schedule. This is an excellent way to naturally increase your metabolism.

6. Include raw vegetables into your daily diet. Nutritionists tell us that the darker the vegetable is the richer it is in nutrients. Concentrate on the ones that are dark green, dark purple and dark orange. This will give you the most benefits.

7. You should eat smaller meals with snacks in between. Eating every two to three hours is optimal. This will help you to naturally increase your metabolism and that is essential to healthy weight control. Peanut butter on a cracker is a good example of snacks you should include. If you wait until you actually feel hungry it may be too late. This causes your body to go into a fasting state.

8. Include fatty acids into the diet. Ground up flax seed is a good source to have with foods or cereals. It also gives you fiber.

9. Eat foods that are high in fiber. These foods will help you control cholesterol levels as well as giving you the feeling of feeling fuller. Some examples of these types of foods would be whole grains, fibrous vegetables and legumes. You may also want to look at supplementation as there are some good ones out there. You would want to speak to your doctor before beginning any supplementation program.

10. Raw nuts and seeds are a good source of essential fatty acids. You should limit the amount to about a handful. These fatty acids not only help us burn fat but also assure that we have healthy hair, skin and nails.

These are some very simple things that can be done to improve your overall health. You will feel and look a lot better by knowing the basic ways to change or improve your lifestyle.

Rate this article:
If you are looking for information and tips to improve your health visit our blog at Healthy Living for Life immediately. You will be on your way to a happier and healthier lifestyle.
Important NoticeDISCLAIMER: All information, content, and data in this article are sole opinions and/or findings of the individual user or organization that registered and submitted this article at Isnare.com without any fee. The article is strictly for educational or entertainment purposes only and should not be used in any way, implemented or applied without consultation from a professional. We at Isnare.com do not, in anyway, contribute or include our own findings, facts and opinions in any articles presented in this site. Publishing this article does not constitute Isnare.com's support or sponsorship for this article. Isnare.com is an article publishing service. Please read our Terms of Service for more information.

Most Recent Articles

MLA Style Citation:
Bradstreet, John "10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living." 10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living. 05 Nov. 2011 Isnare.com. 25 Jun. 2017 <https://www.isnare.com/?aid=622028&ca=Wellness%2C+Fitness+and+Diet>.
APA Style Citation:
Bradstreet, John (2011, November 05). 10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living. Retrieved June 25, 2017, from https://www.isnare.com/?aid=622028&ca=Wellness%2C+Fitness+and+Diet
Chicago Style Citation:
Bradstreet, John "10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living." 10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living Isnare.com. https://www.isnare.com/?aid=622028&ca=Wellness%2C+Fitness+and+Diet
Copy and paste the code below to embed this article:
<a class="embedly-card" href="https://www.isnare.com/?aid=622028&ca=Wellness%2C+Fitness+and+Diet">10 Simple Tips For Healthy Living</a> <script>!function(a){var b="embedly-platform",c="script";if(!a.getElementById(b)){ var d=a.createElement(c);d.id=b,d.src=("https:"===document.location.protocol?"https":"http")+"://cdn.embedly.com/widgets/platform.js"; var e=document.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];e.parentNode.insertBefore(d,e)}}(document);</script>