10 Ways to Live Healthier and Longer

Last Update: June 15, 2019

Genetic factor is just one of the risk factors of chronic diseases. In fact, studies have shown that genetic factor only play a smaller part in the risk factors. What play the major roles are your lifestyle choices and eating habits. Living healthy is mostly a choice you can make and this choice will benefit you immensely.

  1. Eat healthy- High protein diet, high fiber, right amount of carbohydrate- choose whole grain foods, lots of fruits & vegetables, drink lots of water, drink milk, avoid unhealthy fats, cut down on carbonated drinks, refined sugar, artificial foods, colors & flavors, and highly processed foods (C.R.A.P), reduce sugar, salt & salty foods, and check food labels when possible. A healthy diet will help lower your risks for heart disease and stroke.
  2. Engage in regular physical exercise and maintain a healthy weight.
  3. Avoid overeating- count your calories.
  4. Eat more nuts and seeds. Some seeds have been proven to act as powerhouse for the body.
  5. Try out natural ingredients with high antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties.
  6. Avoid smoking or try to quit smoking.
  7. Reduce alcohol intake.
  8. Reduce stress and learn ways to manage stress.
  9. Get adequate rest as needed. Develop a good sleeping pattern.
  10. Connect with people that support you and make you happy.
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Funmilayo, a very timely reminder for us folks involved in the online industry, it can be that we spend a lot of time sitting in front of a screen.

Thinking of our health and diet can make a huge difference health wise.

Thank you for sharing that very helpful.

Alex
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Fowolabi Premium
Thank you for reading. Many of us ignore our health and we do not really pay attention until we get sick, whereas prevention is better than cure. We all need to focus on prevention strategies as much as possible. Our Health is Our Wealth.

Funmi
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