Healthy LifestylesTaking Control:Don’t smoke.Be physically active every day.Eat a healthy diet rich in whole grains, lean protein, vegetables, and fruits.Be sure to get enough vitamin D and calcium.Maintain a healthy weight and body shape.Challenge your mind.Build a strong social network.7 Steps to A Healthy Lifestyle:Drink more water.Get enough sleep.Exercise.Eat more fruits and vegetables.Cut down on processed foods.Avoid negative people in your life.Avoid negativity within yourself.People with the best health and longevity get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep daily.Taking time for daily relaxation and recreation is also helpful to the body and mind.Aim for at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables daily.Limit fatty meats and high cholesterol foods.A healthy lifestyle is one which helps to keep and improve people’s health and well-being. Good health is not just the absence of disease or illness, it is the state of complete physical mental and social well-being. This means eating a balanced diet, getting regular exercise, avoiding tobacco and drugs, and getting plenty of rest.Benefits of Healthy LivingFeeling better mentally- regular exercise can lift your mood and help you feel better.Saving money- eating junk food, smoking, and drinking sugary drinks or alcohol are all expensive habits.Fewer health problems- living a healthier lifestyle means a lower risk of developing many illnesses.Negative Lifestyle ChoicesNot getting enough physical activity.Being too sedentary, or sitting or lying down for long periods.Having an unhealthy diet, eating too much or too little, eating too much fat/sugar/salt.Not getting enough sleep or having erratic sleep patterns.Smoking.Abusing alcohol, drinking too much and/or too often.6 Core Pillars for a Healthy LifeMedicalFitnessSleepNutritionMindfulnessSocial WellnessThe Proactive Health PromiseDietary Guidelines for Good HealthBalancing the food you eat with your activity to reach and stay at a healthy weight.Drinking alcohol in moderation, if at all.Limiting foods high in salt, saturated fat, trans fat, and added sugar.There are five main aspects of personal health: physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and intellectual.Physical- represents a one dimension of total well-being. The term refers to the state of your physical body and how well it’s operating.Emotional- an important part of overall health.Social- our ability to interact and form meaningful relationships with others.Spiritual- a purposeful life, transcendence a
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.