A Handful of Tips 96 – Healthy Hints
The five best tips to stay healthy
If you don’t look after your body no one else will.
Watch your diet and exercise regularly.
1. Maintain a balanced diet
Plan nutritious and regular meals.
Your diet should include plenty of fruit and vegetables and complex carbohydrates. Reduce the intake of fats, sugar and salt. Eat moderately.
Reduce your intake of coffee and alcoholic drinks.
Try alternatives like drinking water, green tea or healthy low-sugar juices. Drink plenty of water.
Watch your weight.
2. Exercise regularly
Don’t spend the day sitting in front of a computer. Move about as much as possible.
You don’t have to go to a gym to maintain fitness. Try walking up stairs instead of using a lift. Get off the bus one section away from your destination and enjoy a brisk walk.
3. Get enough sleep
Most adults need 7-8 hours’ sleep a night.
4. No smoking, no illegal drugs
Smoking and drug-taking are harmful to the body. If you have a problem seek professional help.
5. Have regular medical checks
Maintain good dental and eye care.
Enjoy life and keep smiling!
“Learn to enjoy the tranquility of the night.”
SOURCE: “Secrets for Success” Moss Associates Ltd, New Zealand and Cengage Learning Asia. Also available as an e-book from Amazon.com.