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Journey Toward the Benefits of Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Journey Toward the Benefits of Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Published on 15 October 2023
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Rochelle Baker-McCormick
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Transcript
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What does it mean to live a "Healthy Lifestyle" ?
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A healthy lifestyle includes activities and habits the encourage the  development of total physical, mental, and spiritual fitness, which reduces  risk of major illness.
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There are several simple ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle......
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1. Drink a gallon of water daily
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2.  Exercise for at least 150 minutes per week
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3. Make sure your plate consists of 1/2 vegetables/fruit, 1/4 protein and 1/4 starch 
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4. Keep a daily journal
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5. Eat fruit when craving a sweet snack
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6. Avoid screens in your bedroom
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7. Get 6-8 hours of sleep each night
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Drinking a gallon of water daily  has a positive impact on  brain health, heart health and body weight
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Exercising at least 150 minutes weekly improves circulation in the body  which helps regulate blood pressure and heart rate 
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A balanced diet improves focus and concentration
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Helps strengthen muscles, improves skin, fight infections, build the immune system and control body weight
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Journal  Writing... Helps reduce stress and anxiety Strengthens memory Track progress and growth
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The natural sugars found in fruit, is less concentrated and does not negatively affect blood sugar or cause inflammation
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Unlike the added sugars found in candy, cookies, and other baked goods.
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Using electronics before bed can affect the production of melatonin.  Instead, try reading a book at bed time. Reading before bed helps relieve stress and improves sleep
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Getting 6-8 hours of sleep every night improves mood, increases productivity and strengthens the  immune system
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ETPT-5210 Multi-media video by Rochelle Baker-McCormick