10 Health Tips VIII

10 Health Tips
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1. Water is vital to sustain a healthy life.

It is recommended to drink at least 8 ounces of 8 glasses of water every day. It aids the cells, tissues and organs to function normally. Body water deficit or dehydration can cause serious damage to kidneys and other organs which may result to mental confusion, coma and even death if not given medical intervention immediately.

2. Do not eat if you are not hungry.

It will cause you a lot of weight. The moment you feel hungry, drink water because sometimes we respond to our thirst by eating. After drinking and you still feel the same way, eat but do not overdo it. Eat slowly and enjoy your food without adding any more foods to your plate.

3. Know your allergen.

Allergens are substances that trigger allergy which can be in the form of dust, pets’ fur, scents, pollen, and smoke. Trace the pattern of your allergy. Sneezing after cleaning your house might mean that your allergens are dust.

4. Do not to eat any kinds of nuts.

Even if you are aware of the specific type of nut you are allergic to. Determine carefully the content of what you are buying because nuts are not only present in some food products but are also used as ingredients in shampoos, soaps, and lotions.

5. Skin allergies such as contact dermatitis.

You should know the surface or texture that you are allergic to. Most common causes of skin allergies are fake jewelries, leather-made materials, and metals. If you are allergic to these, make sure that you will place a cloth or cover to prevent a direct contact to your skin.

6. Wear little make-up.

Not everybody knows that most of the make-up available in the market contains chemicals and toxins that can enter the bodily system when worn. There are many ways to make your make up look good even if only a small amount is worn and knowing how will be good to your health. Better yet, make use of make-up that is made of natural or chemical-free ingredients that will not bring you any harm.

7. De-stress through various effective methods.

There are many ways of ridding yourself of stress and pressures such as getting counsel. Opening up being more sociable, doing activities that can improve your confidence of yourself and setting up realistic goals. By also understanding and being happy with your body, you would not need to feel insecure that you do things that can be harmful to your body.

8. Attend pilates classes.

This is another workout, like yoga, that will not only boost your energy but also promote your immune system that will not even require you to also have cardiovascular exercises that will induce sweat from your body. Like yoga, this is also a very popular workout nowadays even for celebrities.

9. Grow indoor plants.

Doing this will not only make your home look more beautiful but also allow the oxygen to freely flow in your surroundings allowing you to take in enough which will promote your respiration as well as purify the air as it prevents the production of more carbon dioxide which could be harmful.

10. Leave the couch.

Get yourself moving to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Remember that resisting the temptation to sit on your couch the whole day means fighting off the temptation to the main culprits of obesity, such as overeating (especially of junk foods), oversleeping, and, of course, the unhealthy sedentary living.

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