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10 Easy Steps to Take Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

Live a healthier life today for a better tomorrow.

Whether you’re a health nut or a beginner to the healthy lifestyle scene, these 10 steps toward a healthier living are essential for everyone and anyone to know.

How to Live a Healthier Life

Exercise

This one will come to no surprise to you, but it’s because it is so important! Staying active not only gives you general health benefits but it can boost you confidence and lead to a generally happier and healthier life. Make sure you do something you enjoy when working out so it isn’t a chore but an activity to look forward to.

Eat well

Fuel your body with the right vitamins and minerals to give your body the most energy possible. A helpful tip is to fill your body with bright, colourful foods. The trick is to add lots of fruits and vegetables to your diet.

Get the Right Amount of Sleep

Getting the right amount of sleep is important. After a sleepless night you tend to compensate with eating more sugary foods for energy.

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Drinking water is important for your health.

Drink Water

In order to flush out all those toxins in your body and to keep yourself nice and hydrated, doctors recommend you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.

Take Your Mental Health Seriously

Your mental health should be taken just as seriously as your physical health, but often we tend to neglect it. There are many measures we can take that benefit our mental health, such as removing toxic people from our lives, going to a job you enjoy every day, or even just unplugging from social media for a while.

Mediate

Meditation not only calms your mind and soul, but allows some time for you to think, relax and calmly enjoy your surroundings.

Limit Alcohol Intake

Excessive alcohol intake can lead to some serious health risks such as major organ damage and alterations to your mental well-being.

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Cook meals at home and avoid eating out.

Make Your Own Meals

See what you’re putting in your body by making your own meals at home. Takeout establishments and restaurants tend to load up on unnecessary fats, carbs and sugars, so avoid these places.

Stop Bad Habits

We all have our bad habits and some are easier to kick than others, but cutting out bad habits are essential to living a healthier lifestyle. Whether it be cutting out smoking or something as simple as late night snacking, removing these habits help more than you think.

Go To The Doctor Regularly

Make sure your body is in working order by checking in with your doctor regularly. Some things unfortunately can’t be avoided so make sure you’re up to date with your body.

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Nicole Sweetman Rice

Nicole Sweetman Rice

Nicole Rice is from Toronto, Ontario and is an English and Writing major at Western University. As a writer for Vitalize magazine, Nicole is interested in all things lifestyle, particularly fashion and beauty. Taking on life with the approach of a millennial, Nicole is knowledgeable about all up and coming trends, tips, technology and more! […]

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