Most of us fail to consume enough fruits and vegetables in our daily nutrition. Here are some great ideas to help us increase our fruit intake. Fruit gives us necessary nutrients like fiber, potassium, and vitamin C to help reduce our risks for serious health problems.
Many opportunities exist to get the required physical activity we need for healthful living. Gym, exercise machines, and weights are not necessary. It is all about movement. Just move. PLEASE CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE STARTING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.
Various types of nuts provide various nutrients. Although, all are healthy and beneficial in their own ways. It is best to mix and match a handful at least 3 or more times each week. Careful not to consume too much, however, because they are high in calories. A 1-ounce serving a day for a snack is a good habit to have.
Just because that vending machine lurks in our workplace and seduces us, it doesn’t mean we have to feed our money into it. A proven method to avoid the temptation is to bring our own healthful snacks and beverages from home. And it will likely help our bank accounts, too!
It is possible that we fail to stick with our fitness plans if we do not challenge ourselves enough. Perhaps we subconsciously feel very light workouts are not worth the time. But they are worth the time if we feel we have truly accomplished something.
Round up the kids, grand kids, nephews, and nieces. And let’s get physical.
Vitamin D is a necessary micronutrient which is one of only 3 naturally produced by the body. It benefits bone, teeth, heart, and nervous system. Natural sources of vitamin D include sun exposure, fish liver oils, egg yolk, and liver. Since sedentary Americans spend too little time outdoors, most artificially receive their vitamin D from fortified milk and other foods or supplements. Read this short article to learn more about this vital nutrient.