Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle :October Episode 1

Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle


Nutrition

Fat Fighting Foods:

  • Yoghurt, high in protein.
  • Cinnamon stabilizes sugar & reduces appetite.
  • Hot peppers/ Capsicum, speeds up metabolism.
  • Green tea, burns abdominal fat.
  • Grape fruit, high in fiber & promotes satiety.
  • Watermelon, high in water. Low in calories.
  • Apples & pears, high in fiber.
  • Raw vegetables, high in fiber.

Exercise

Gym Risks :

  • Safety first: Make sure that things are not left around on the floor and avoid areas of water and oil spillage
  • Don't overdo it: Do not exercise when injured or sick
  • Infection Control: Ensure that the equipment and benches you use are wiped dry, used towels and gear should be kept in bins, showers should be periodically disinfected.

Stress Management

Fatigue Fighting Foods:

  • Walnuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids that can easily counteract fatigue symptoms.
  • They can also help relieve symptoms of mild depression. Plus, walnuts contain both protein and fibre, which help boost energy after a workout.
  • These nuts also have functional amounts of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, copper and vitamins.

Avoid Addictions

Do you have Gambling Addiction?:

  • For most gamblers, any outcome determined by chance (sporting event, lottery draw, casino table and slot machine) can become an addiction.
  • Gambling addicts have several characteristics; the most common of which are poverty, impulsive control disorder & family history.
  • To know if you are struggling with a gambling disorder, answer these three questions. During the last 12 months Have you become irritable, restless or anxious when trying to stop or cut down on gambling?
  • Have you tried to hide the extent & amount of your gambling from your family & friends?
  • Has your gambling activities resulted in financial trouble such that you needed to get help to manage fixing expenses & routine bills? In case your answer is yes to any of these questions, seek family support, psychotherapy or contact Gamblers Anonymous, for help.

Medical

Benefits of Tea:

  • Regular consumers of green and black teas have a reduced risk for heart disease
  • Tea’s health benefits are largely due to its high content of flavenoids plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants.
  • Green tea is the best food source of catechins.
  • Catechins are more powerful than vitamins C and E in halting oxidative damage to cells
  • The antioxidants in teas can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase HDL (good) cholesterol and consequently improve artery function

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