It is said health is wealth and if you loss your health, you loss your happiness. You suffer from number of diseases and you become physically weak. Good health always keeps us happy, fit and makes us physically, mentally and intellectually well being. It creates satisfied and healthy life. For healthy life, one needs to be have fresh air, water, proper exercises, healthy nutritious diet and good sound sleep.
Everyone wants to be fit and become healthy. To stay fit one must do proper exercise and eat health diets. When you eat too much beyond your body’s requirement, it causes formation of fat. These fats get stored in your body and make you look fatter and unhealthier. You become obese and obesity causes many health problems like Hypertension, Heart Diseases and even Diabetes. To stay fit and avoid such health problems, you need to do regular exercises which burn your calories and decrease fat. You don’t need to do lots of exercise to remain fit. Just make a schedule that includes daily 1 hour of exercises. It may include swimming, cycling, skipping, running, stretching or even Yoga exercises and stick to your schedule. You can add your training in your diary and write down how you feel and any improvement. This motivates you to continue your workouts.
With work outs you also need healthy snacks and nutritious diets. But what exactly is a health snack? Snack is small amount of food you eat between your meals. It is low calorie nutrition that includes fresh fruits, vegetables or diet that contains fiber and plenty of nutrients which make you feel energized. It keeps your blood glucose stable throughout the whole day. Healthy snacks should not be of high calories as it causes unwanted weight gain. So you must choose the snack wisely that contains, little protein, carbohydrates and very less healthy fat. Choose foods with higher fiber, Vitamin A and C, Calcium, Iron and Magnesium. You can have roasted chick peas, crushed walnuts or peanuts, healthy cookies, Nachos, sweets like chocolate covered peanuts, unsalted almonds, cashews, broccoli and cheese tots,1 slice of wheat bread like naan roti, fresh fruits like bananas or apple, low fat yogurt or dried fruits as a healthy snacks. If you want foods that give high calories like candy bar or potato chips, you can have very small portion of them.
Besides healthy snacks and fitness exercises, you need to keep your body well hydrated to remain fit. It is recommended to drink at least 2 liter of water per day in order to properly hydrate your body. You can have one or two glasses of water after you wake up because this makes you fresh and hydrates your body. Sleep is another most important thing you need to keep in mind to stay fit. If you have lack of sleep, however hard you focus on exercises and healthy snacks your body can’t remain healthy. You need to have at least 6 hours of sound sleep to provide proper rest to your body. To stay motivated and encourage yourself, keep your environment filled with fitness partners too.
So in order to remain fit and healthy, along with physical exercises and healthy snacks, you need to have proper sleep and stay hydrated.