We live in a world where we over use our body daily. It is sad to note that many of the activities we do that over work the body causes us to break down. Health is the best gift one can have in life, so in this month of April, resolve to take good care of your health so you can avoid diseases. YEN.com.gh brings you some useful tips to keep you healthy in the month of April.
Do not skip breakfast
It has become a regular practice for most people in the corporate world to skip breakfast in the morning. Breakfast is the important meal for the day and as the name suggests, it is to break the fast for the previous night, hence, one should not skip breakfast as it not good for health. Eating breakfast helps to maintain stable blood sugar levels and a healthy weight because you are less likely to overindulge later in the day.
Drink plenty of water
This is very essential. Many are advised to drink a bottle of water early in the morning. Drinking plenty of water helps in keeping the body hydrated. It is the natural cleanser for our organs and digestive system. Water also helps in flushing toxins out through the skin and urine.
Eat healthy foods
Eating lots of vegetables and greens is surely another way to stay healthy and fit in this month of April. Eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains to stay healthy and fit. Also include lean sources of protein such as poultry, fish, tofu and beans into your diet.
Have enough sleep
In our current generation, sleep seems to be scarce as many trade their sleeping hours for business. It is said that the average individual needs 8 hours a sleep a day. Getting enough sleep is necessary to keep you fit and healthy. Lack of sleep affects our physical and mental health tremendously.
A lot of emphasis is placed on exercising if you want to stay fit in this month. Sitting at work and driving all day is never a way to exercise the body. Exercise is important to keep one fit and healthy. One should walk for few minutes everyday to stay fit. It also improves circulation and body awareness and can help combat depression.