Living healthy is living longer. If you are not healthy, definitely, you won't live as long as you are supposed to live. However, if you live healthy, you will exhaust your lifespan. This is because you will not fall sick. Getting sick always is one of the things that reduce a person's lifespan. It also has some financial implication. Medical care nowadays is very expensive. So, if you are always sick, it means that you have frequent hospital visit and this means that your medical care expense will increase. Fortunately, there are simple ways through which you can improve the quality of your life. Here are some of the things you should do in order to improve the quality of your life. Here are some tips to living healthy.
Eating well is the key to living healthy. Our bodily cells get energy and nourishment from the food we consume. So, if you feed very well, they will be well nourished and get enough energy to carry out their functions. You will also improve the immune functions of your body by eating well. If the immune system of your body is strong and active, you will rarely fall sick. We are exposed to a lot of bacteria, fungi and other disease causing microorganisms on daily basis in many ways even when you are not aware. When these disease-causing microorganisms eater our body system, they will enter into battle with the immune systems of our body. If your body defense system is very strong, these microorganisms will be eliminated. But if it is weak, you will become sick.
The question that should be answered here is what feeding well means. Feeding well simply means making healthy choices. You should eat food that comprises the essential food elements which include carbohydrate, protein, fat, minerals and vitamins in the right proportion. If any of them is lacking in your food, your immune function will have function. You should try to eat more of organic foods rather than processed foods which contain a lot of artificial or industrially produced ingredients. Some of these ingredients have high sugar content and thus they may cause you to become obese or overweight which is another health problem.
Eating at the right time is another thing you should take care of if you want to feed well. There are a lot of people that do not have feeding timetable. They eat at any time of the day and when they like. This should not be the case. You should have your feeding timetable and then keep to it. Take breakfast before starting work, eat your lunch during lunch time and then make sure you eat your dinner on time or about 2 hours before you sleep. This will allow the foods enough time to digest.
The next important thing that you should do is to exercise yourself. Feeding becomes more effective when it is combined with exercise. Exercise must not be strenuous or long hours exercise. Few minutes of exercise that will make you to sweat is enough to make your healthy. There are simple aerobic exercises that you should engage in such as walking, running, joggling, skipping and swimming. If you have the money, you can register in a gym or in fitness program. But it is not a must.
Improve your hygiene
Not living in a clean environment exposes you to bacteria or disease causing sickness. You must not live in a luxury environment in order to be clean. Just take your bath, clean up your rooms and living spaces, wear clean clothes, wash your fruits, vegetables and other edibles before eating and simple other hygiene tips.