Being healthy means having a sound mind and sound body free from stress, discomfort, diseases, and other health threatening situation. In order to achieve a healthy well being you have to live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyle can be achieved through personal hygiene, avoidance from vices, regular exercise, enough sleep and rest and proper nutrition. We always wanted to live a meaningful life. We have to observe our lifestyle strictly because if we don’t, we will be vulnerable from several health threatening diseases which may lead us towards death. Who among us wants to die at early age anyway?
Personal Hygiene is very important to achieve a healthy body. Personal hygiene plays an important role in every person who wants to cultivate a healthy lifestyle.
Personal hygiene is achieved through:
1. Take a bath regularly to avoid body odor and itchiness due to germs that are present in our body.
2. Wash your hands often with soap and water. Wash your hands before and after each meal and after having a quick trip to the bathroom.
3. Change your clothes after bath or as often as necessary. Same as your undergarments.
4. Brush your teeth each after meal. Avoid too much sweets and try to visit a dentist once a year, not only when you’re suffering from a toothache.
Avoidance from vices helps us promote a healthy lifestyle. We should watch our alcohol intake because excessive intake may lead us to several illnesses such as liver cancer and heart attack. Drunkards are also prone to trouble and other alcohol-related accidents. Cigarette addiction is harmful to our health due to numerous illnesses it can contribute to our body. Cigarettes are known to be addictive and hazardous to our health. Several illness brought by cigarette addiction are lung diseases, stroke, and other cardiovascular related illnesses.
Regular exercise helps us to boost our immune system. It also helps us to make our body strong and healthy. It promotes a good posture and a normal body condition. If we don’t practice regular exercise it will make our muscle weak to do simple chores. The weaker we are, the greater chances our body is prone to sickness.
Enough sleep and rest is important to our body because that is the time our body is charging up, preparing again to do some work. It also relieves us from discomfort and stress. We have to take at least 8 hours of sleep in a day to make our body recharged after a day’s work. Rest is also important to us because it helps our body to avoid over fatigue and over work.
Proper nutrition is important for us to observe to achieve a healthy body. We must restrain ourselves from junk foods and other foods that don’t have nutritional value. Eat healthy food everyday. Take a lot of vegetables and fruits that helps us to be strong. Eat nutritious vegetables that are cheap and available anytime. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration. Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water or as long as your thirsty. Drinking water so often helps us to reduce the risk of having a kidney trouble. It also flushes our body toxins away from our body. Stay away from fatty and salty foods. Avoid too much sweets too.
We must follow these tips strictly so that we can achieve a healthy body and a healthy mind.