Your Body is Your Temple
Healthy Taking care of your body is of paramount importance because good health doesn’t just happen. It is a result of a well-balanced diet, correct amount of physical activity, and the proper amount of rest and relaxation for your body to recuperate from the demands and stresses of modern life.
Healthy eating means understanding and consuming the right amounts of vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates, and fruits. It’s not just about consumption but also about refraining from unhealthy behaviors such as smoking and drinking alcohol.
Healthy eating habits have many benefits including new found energy that is needed for everyday chores, optimal body weight, and disease prevention.
Exercise and Physical Activity
Exercise is very important for everyone regardless of age or gender. Exercising does not have to be intense or prolonged. In fact, just by walking 1-2 miles per day at a brisk pace is enough for most people. Practicing yoga is also extremely beneficial for everyone.
The proper amount of sleep and rest is something that most people pay very little attention. While we have demanding professions and personal lives, sleep is a vitally important part of our lives as well.
Lack of sleep generally results in lethargy, difficulty in concentrating, and ill-tempered moods. While skimping on sleep and rest on the odd day here and there may not cause immediate problems, prolonged sleep and rest deprivation can have devastating effects.
Taking care of your body means understanding and striking the right balance in what you eat and drink, the amount you exercise, and the amount of rest you rest your body.