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i have not been active for 12 years how do i start geting healthier?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Getting healthier: To start the journey to better health, improve your diet by eating more plant based foods, less process foods, drink water rather than caffeinated drinks, exercise, and manage stress.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Improve lifestyle: Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Try for 8 hrs of sleep/night. Aim for 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Use whole grains. Avoid or reduce sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Consider quality probiotics. Maintain healthy weight. Exercise regularly. Manage stress. Don’t smoke. Flu vaccine. Wash hands often. Stay positive.

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Last updated Jul 30, 2019

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