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Healthy Mind and Body for Beginners.

Healthy Mind and Body for Beginners.
Healthy Mind and Body for Beginners.

We are well aware of the age old adage – Prevention is better than cure. Another one quite similar to it goes something like ‘If health is gone, something is gone…’

Most health practitioners recommend to practice having a healthy diet otherwise the most common health ailments like obesity and other minor and major health risks are likely to attack any individual who is specially not diet conscious!

A healthy diet usually comprise –

Consciously selecting and eating balanced amount of food from all food categories ie. carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals and other essential salts.

A regular fitness regime which can be a brisk 45 minutes morning walk, light yoga postures or plain physical exercise either early in the morning or late evening.

If the above is followed regularly and religiously, then one can actually enjoy the benefits of a long and healthy life.

Lets plan out a HEALTHY DIET

On the onset it is better to clarify that one has to overcome many kinds of blocks and barriers while trying to execute a healthy lifestyle.

Health Professional and dieticians often complain that though the basic principle of following a healthy diet is simple but most people have a hard time sticking to it. Some of the main reasons enumerated by them include a super fast and busy lifestyle or a stressful work scenario that causes a lot of anxiety and nervous tension.

Whatever be the reason, if you really decide to achieve a healthy mind and a healthy body then nothing can stop you for nothing is really impossible for the strong minded personality.

For beginners, it is advised to blend up food choices from each food category. As a warming up procedure, try eating a large variety of fruits and veggies and try to avoid the foods that contribute to drastic weight gain. So to start with, include a balanced intake of calcium-rich foods, whole grains, and protein-rich products and avoid fatty food items like cream, oil, sweet etc. In fact its better to first chalk out your restrictions of fats, salt and sugars levels etc. so that you are able to maintain eating a healthy diet and sticking to it as well.

One word of caution though is that you must monitor your body weight regularly so as to know if your body is absorbing all the nutrients it needs.

Thus keeping the simple rules on mind and making it a point to follow it dutifully you can live health and stay healthy forever. Start working on it – Today!

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