On Being Healthy

Everyone wants to be healthy but unfortunately, the diet and sedentary lifestyle of the average person often doesn’t allow for this. If you feel that your health is suffering as a result of lifestyle choices then below are some excellent tips to turn things around.

5 top health tips

Eat more fruit and vegetables

One of the biggest culprits of obesity is sugar-laden, fatty foods. Not only do these types of foods cause weight gain but they also increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease. In order to improve your diet, you should not only cut out these types of foods but also increase your intake of fruit and vegetables.

Find a form of exercise you enjoy

Many people start exercising with the best intentions, only to find they’ve given up after a few weeks. A big part of the reason for this is that they don’t enjoy the form of exercise they’re doing. Exercise doesn’t have to be limited to jogging, sit ups and push ups. Any type of activity that gets your body moving and heart rate going is good. Just make sure your enjoy it!

Get more sunlight

Vitamin D from sunlight keeps your skin looking healthy and improves your overall health. Whilst the weather in the UK doesn’t always permit a great deal of sunlight, one of the best health tips is to make the most of the good weather when the opportunity arises.

Avoid tanning salons

Tanning salons are notorious for causing serious health issues so you should avoid them at all costs. Whilst a tan might be desirable for many people, the health risks are simply not worth it.

Try to cut down stress

This might sound like one of those health tips that is much easier said than done. However, to cut down on stress you don’t necessarily have to avoid any situations that could cause you stress, but instead try to change how you respond to these situations. Just this one tip alone could do wonders for your health.

Get in touch if you’d like to book a health screen at Adonia Medical Clinic with Dr Ifeoma Ejikeme.