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5 Simple Ways To Boost Your Health Now

You can do some simple things to ensure that you feel as fit and healthy as possible, starting today. These are 5 simple changes that you can make to your lifestyle to improve your wellness.

1. Get More Sleep

It is no secret that sleep is important. You may have noticed that sleeping helps you to avoid that tired feeling all day. Proper sleep helps you to concentrate more. Sleep is also a chance for your body to rejuvenate. There are many things going on in your body’s various systems while you sleep.

Not geting enough sleep, it is not only likely that you will suffer fatigue the next day, but your health can suffer too.

Fatigue makes us emotional, stressed, and limits our concentration. Lack of proper sleep can even make us more susceptible to illnesses. Try to get around 7 to 8 hours per night for the best benefits that sleep has to offer.

2. Take In Air And Breathe

It may seem like an unusual suggestion, but do you ever take the chance to just sit and breathe? There are a l…

8 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy and Clear

The brain is the most complex and vital organ within the body. The brain is not only the central processor for our body’s functions, it makes us who we are. Our memories and ability to learn is what helps to relate to and understand the world in which we live.

That is why keeping the brain healthy is important as you age. Daily, scientists are finding more links between the mind and body. They find the things you do to keep your body and heart healthy are good for your brain.

Incorporate these eight healthy habits and activities into your daily life.

They will help enable you to optimize brain health and keep sharp within the years ahead.
Movement is the Key to Healthy FunctionPhysical exertion is good for health at every age. Studies show being active links to a lower risk of brain issues. Whether nocturnal walks or playing with the grandchildren you need exercise.

Try to find a pursuit that gets your heart pumping for at least 30 minutes every day.
Eat Properly to Be Healthy The an…

The Benefits Of Weight Loss On Heart Health

Being overweight can result in an increased risk of heart disease.

To see if you are overweight, you need to check your body mass index or BMI.

The easiest way is to take advantage of a BMI calculator on the internet. You can calculate it yourself by taking your weight in pounds. The divide that by your height in inches. You then multiply that number by 703 to get your body mass index.

A body mass index of between 18 and 25 is normal. A body mass index of 25 to 30 means you are overweight and a body mass index of above 30 means you are obese.

If you are overweight or obese, you need to do whatever you can to get your BMI values into the normal range.
It means getting in shape through regular exercise. By eating healthier foods that are lowest in calories, sugar and simple carbohydrates. You should also be eating foods higher in dietary fiber.

Even some weight loss will lessen your risk of heart attacks and strokes.
A weight loss of just 5 to 10% will lessen your risk of the various…
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