A healthy lifestyle change is a must due to the present living circumstances and the already bad food habits we were following to date. This new year you must try to give up the bad habits, focus on being healthy and also adapt your lifestyle according to the present COVID situation. This new year is the best starting point for any of the resolutions or new health changes we need to follow to keep us safe and healthy.
1. REGULAR EXERCISING & STAYING FIT
You can easily do hand weights while watching TV, and at least take two 30-minute walks once in 6 days before lunch. You can even have a few walking meetings and do a 15-minute jump rope early in the morning. Start with a 10-minute squat session three times per day and increase the duration gradually.
2. EAT RIGHT, REDUCE JUNK AND SUGARY CONTENT INTAKE
Cutting on processed foods, reducing sugar-sweetened drinks, and avoiding or having less junk food like oily chips, burgers etc always aids in staying healthy. Health experts often recommend dietary changes of
- Eating less processed meats
- Intaking more plant-based foods and nuts, and seeds that are natural
- Less consumption of white foods such as sodium, sugar, yogurt and normal bread
- Avoid sugary beverages and drink alot of water or natural fruit juices instead
3. REGULAR HEALTH CHECKUPS
Regular health checkups help you keep aware of your current health stats and also monitor what needs to be taken care of for you to stay healthy. Due to the early pandemic-related disruptions earlier in 2020, diagnoses statistics stated that many diagnoses were missed and that we witnessed alot of changes in the air we breathe and learnt to keep an eye on everything we interact with and eat.
4. VACCINATION IS A MUST
Every country medical association advises to take the annual flu shots without fail and also get COVID-19 vaccination every six months to keep you safe from any sudden attacks.
5. KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE AND DIABETIC NUMBERS
High blood pressure also Hypertension, is a must to be given attention and taken care of. You must strictly keep an eye on, understand and take treatments to keep yourself at low numbers to minimize the heart stroke and attack risks in near future.