How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle
Drew Kobb, contributor to Integrative Medicine on AllThingsHealing.com has recently written an article discussing the five simple ways to live a healthier lifestyle. The author cited eating more fresh food, staying active, detoxifying the body, relaxing and recharging, and enjoying little things as important ways to achieving optimum health and wellness.
The following article was published on www.care2.com:
We all want to improve our lives, to feel better — so why don’t we make the necessary changes to improve our lives? Probably because it seems a little daunting, especially when we compare our current lifestyles with where we want to be. It would be a huge adjustment for most of us to start eating as healthily as Gwyneth Paltrow or become as proficient in the practice of hatha yoga as Nina Dobrev. But you don’t have to get to that level of any healthy practice to live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy lifestyles are built and enhanced day by day, one healthy practice at a time.
Eat Fresh First
You don’t have to start eating completely clean and organic this very minute. That’s too big of a change and will be a shock to your body. Instead, make a gradual change and ease into a healthier diet. One of the easiest ways to start doing this is by making the majority of what you eat fresh rather than pre-packaged or processed.
When you prepare your own food and snacks from fresh ingredients, you have more control over what is going into your body. Processed, pre-packaged food is more likely to contain harmful additives and preservatives, and far less likely to have natural, healthy organic compounds and nutrients.
Read more at http://www.care2.com.