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What is a healthy lifestyle like?

What is a healthy lifestyle like?

Focus on You: Healthy eating, based on your daily needs. Healthy exercise with cardio and strengthening activities 3-5 times per week, approximating intake and appropriate for your age and fitness level. Healthy living with stress reduction, avoidance of toxins, safety measures to prevent injury. Also spiritual fulfillment, caring, intimacy, joy, sleep! all of the above in balance promote a healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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What are signs of an unhealthy and a healthy lifestyle?

What are signs of an unhealthy and a healthy lifestyle?

Are you doing these?: Eat healthfully w at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day (organic is best). Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Watch portion sizes. No tobacco, illicit drugs & low to no alcohol use. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep /night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Maintain good hygiene. Daily physical ...Read more

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How to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

How to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Many factors.: Focus on: 1. Improving your diet. 2. An exercise program. 3. Stress reduction. 4. Avoidance of toxins such as nicotine, drugs, and excessive alcohol. 5. Associated with people with similar/positive outlooks. 6. Ample rest/sleep/recreation time. Seek professional help in any of the above areas as needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I maintain a healthy lifestyle?

How can I maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Healthy lifestyle: Eat healthfully w at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day (organic is best). Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Watch portion sizes. No tobacco, illicit drugs & low to no alcohol use. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep /night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Maintain good hygiene. Daily physical ...Read more

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How do you maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle?

How do you maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle?

Moderation: To stay healthy you need to eat healthy foods in moderation. Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean meats are all healthy if not taken to excess. Exercise is also an important part of maintaining a healthy heart and lungs. It is also important to avoid drugs, tobacco and alcohol to excess. ...Read more

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I wasn't to learn how to live a happy and healthy lifestyle?

I wasn't to learn how to live a happy and healthy lifestyle?

MoralSpirituralGoals: =crucial for stated goals. As Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, sending >1,000,000 orders/sec to the vehicle (aka body=composed of atoms which have been on this planet for eons & keep changing - Dust to Dust), life is kindergarten for our Souls. Thus goals of what want to do, figuring out how to achieve them, train yourself & succeed are crucial. Study: http://goo.gl/n00Bt3 & https://goo.gl/xejbXN. ...Read more

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How can I lead a healthy lifestyle with a husband who has ms?

How can I lead a healthy lifestyle with a husband who has ms?

Yes you can: If you mean a healthy lifestyle with sufficient sleep, regular exercise and stretching, a healthy diet / vit D, social interactions- yes - in fact, this is recommended for everyone. MS should not interfere with any of these lifestyle choices. ...Read more

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What are some good foods that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle?

What are some good foods that helps maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Variety: Fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains. Some nuts and low fat dairy. Beans are a good protein source. ...Read more

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Why is being physically active so important for a healthy lifestyle?

Why is being physically active so important for a healthy lifestyle?

Movement: Our bodies were made to move, not stay stagnant! we have all these wonderful muscles, ligaments, and bones, and nerves that link everything up -- blood vessels to nourish it all . . . Skin to enjoy physical contact with. An endless array of things to enjoy about being physical. There are certainly animals which move less than we do -- limpets, starfish, sea anemones, etc. Enjoy your humanness. ...Read more

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Why is my cholestrol level high even though I lead a healthy lifestyle?

Why is my cholestrol level high even though I lead a healthy lifestyle?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol levels on blood tests are only moderately related to activity level and even less related to diet. Genetics plays a huge role. Regardless of cholesterol level, you should strive to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose 20 pounds and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it possible to lose 20 pounds and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Yes: If you are 20 lbs overweight, then losing it (in a reasonable way) will definitely improve your health in many ways including (but not limited to): risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, heart attack, stroke. But, check with your doctor first to make sure you are otherwise fit to start a diet/exercise program and to monitor any chronic disease you have, if any. ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose four pounds per week and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it possible to lose four pounds per week and still maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Yes: Yes, it depends on how you're doing it. If you're maintaining a healthy diet and exercising, then that may be just fine. Remember, though, it's generally easy to lose weight at first because a lot is water weight. It gets harder as time goes on. Also, be sure to get good nutrition & take appropriate rest so you don't damage your organs or strain muscles. And follow up with your doctor regularly. ...Read more

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I'm a dancer who dances up to 5 hours a day 4-5 days a week. What can I do to maintain a healthy lifestyle in spite of me over-exercising?

I'm a dancer who dances up to 5 hours a day 4-5 days a week. What can I do to maintain a healthy lifestyle in spite of me over-exercising?

Eat healthily: Your exercise is excellent, but dancers get horrible osteoporosis and other complications such as injuries if they also are obsessive about weight gain. Consult a nutritionist about how to avoid this common problem. Learn about things like Alexander technique for preserving your body. And certainly don't smoke! Keep dancing! ...Read more

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My wife and I are 30 years old Asian Americans. What are top few things we should think about to maintain a healthy lifestyle as we get older? Thx!

My wife and I are 30 years old Asian Americans.  What are top few things we should think about to maintain a healthy lifestyle as we get older?  Thx!

Healthy food plan: and exercise are tried and true favorites. You might find a MicroNutrient Test from Spectracell Lab in Tx a helpful way to check your nutritional status. Peace and good health. ...Read more