The power of the mind/body/spirit connection is amazing to me. I don’t think I ever quite understood the significance of this until recently. On June 15 I had knee surgery and was unable to work out for approximately three weeks. I did my best to eat properly during this time so the only difference was …
Do good deeds. Doing nice things for other people makes you feel good about yourself and is a great stress release, which is always good for your health.
Follow the golden rule: Treat others the way you wish to be treated. This is good for the soul, will make you feel good about yourself, which in turn is good for your health.
Give more! When you help others it makes you feel good from the inside out. Sometimes what is good for the soul is good for you from head to toe.
To find out if you need to whittle your middle, trade the bathroom scale for a measuring tape. A waistline of more than 35 inches means you have a higher risk of heart disease.
Cut 100 calories at lunch: Trade a sub roll for a whole-wheat tortilla, or macaroni salad for coleslaw.
Put down the butter knife and dip your bread in olive oil. Having 3 Tbsp daily can lower triglycerides and increase HDL (the “good” cholesterol).
It is important to improve your posture; these are the health benefits for good posture: Helps the organs to function properly, especially digestion. Avoid back pain and neck pain Prevent a hunchback Improves concentration
Avoid sugary foods. This is like taking candy from children. In hindsight, it’s not a bad idea, especially with the increasing number of young adults developing diabetes. Refined sugar has no vitamins or minerals; it only adds sweetness to the dish.
Prepare your own meals. Learning to cook with natural and fresh produce is a major leap towards healthy living. This healthy tip is a filter that helps you consume fresh vegetables, skip processed food, reduce salt and oil and find healthy ways of cooking. Preparing your meal will help you cut down on lifestyle diseases …