Change these 6 simple habits to improve your health

Change these 6 simple habits to improve your health

You don’t need to change every aspect of your life to lead a healthier life. If you adjust your routine and incorporate these simple changes, you can improve your health and live a happier life.

Making your life healthier does not involve changing everything you used to do, ditching every product you used to use and completely changing your eating habits. Instead, you can incorporate a few simple habits that can make a huge difference, you can start today and gradually add more into your routine.

Drink enough water

Helping your body get rid of toxins is as simple as drinking at least 6 glasses of water a day. If you want to know how to make it easier here are some tips!

Don’t eat refined sugar for 10 days

Gain control of your cravings and increase energy levels by quitting sweets for 10 days –here’s a guide if you find it difficult:

Stay away from hydrogenated vegetable oils

Choose healthy fats such as olive oil and olives.

Instead of margarine or hydrogenated vegetable oils, opt for healthy fats such as avocado, olive oil or even real butter –they are way more nutritious.

Try not to eat any white flour product or white foods in general

Stay away from refined flour.

Bread, pasta and cakes that are made with white flour are inflammatory foods and make you gain weight. Go for whole bread, brown rice pasta –it will increase your fiber intake and help you lose weight.

Don’t skip meals

Don't skip meals and make sure to include lots of fruits and veggies.

Eat small balanced snacks and don’t spend more than 5 hours between your 3 meals.

Move

You don’t need to do tons of exercise to stay healthy –walk to your nearest store, take short breaks to stretch, commit to 10 minutes a day. Any exercise is better than none.

Take some time to stretch at home.

It takes a few weeks to make a habit out of an activity, commit to something small, take one step at a time and eventually, you will start noticing changes.

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Victoria Thais

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