Benefits of a healthy lifestyle!
A healthy lifestyle has both short and longterm health benefits. Long term, eating a balanced
diet, taking regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can add years to your life and
reduce the risk of certain diseases including cancer , diabetes , cardiovascular
disease , osteoporosis and obesity . In the short-term it can also make you feel and look your best,
give you more energy and help you maintain a healthy weight.
Healthy habits are hard to develop and often require changing your mindset. But if you’re willing
to make sacrifices to better your health, the impact can be far-reaching, regardless of your age,
sex, or physical ability. Below is a short list of benefits.
Quick list of benefits
* Improve mood
The Mayo Clinic notes that physical activity stimulates the production of endorphins.
Endorphins are brain chemicals that leave you feeling happier and more relaxed.
* Boost energy
Regular physical exercise also improves muscle strength and boosts endurance, giving you
more energy, says the Mayo Clinic
* Manage weight
Eating right and exercising regularly can help you avoid excess weight gain and maintain
a healthy weight.
* Combats disease
Healthy habits help prevent certain health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke,
and high blood pressure.
* Improve chances of longer life
When you practice healthy habits, you boost your chances of a longer life.
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