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Gradual Health Habits For Long-Term Wellness

Often, when you read a news article about the pressing need to get in shape, you may be fooled into thinking that it can be a one-and-done scenario. The truth is that health will always be a lifestyle choice, and never a singular act. No matter how good you are at maintaining it, through wise decisions and reading information like that hosted on our blog, it’s easy to make mistakes.

To lessen these mistakes and indulgences, there are many methods of applying systems of health to your life. These take the forms of habits, and they help your long-term wellness more than anything. Let us suggest some to you. We’re sure these will help you to almost no end.

Intermittent Fasting

This can help you tremendously. Fasting for as little as 16 hours a day, and eating your normal amount of calories within an eight-hour window (9-5 or 12-8) can help you radically improve your life. Not only does it give your body the correct amount of time for digesting food and then commencing a state of self-repair, but it will take less food for you to feel satiated during your eating hours. Intermittent fasting has proven to dramatically lengthen lifespan in the rodents it has been tested on.

Sadly, there are no long-term human studies that have taken place yet, as it’s hard to test. However, this can truly help your body with toxin removal and cell repair, which should be worth it to anyone. Intermittent fasting is so easy to implement and so widespread in its benefits that it’s almost impossible not to suggest it straight off the bat. Of course, like always, if you are undergoing a radical shift in your diet, be sure to consult your physician first and foremost.

Teeth & Gum Health

It’s important to take care of your dental health. As you age, bad habits can become costly, and painful from a physical and financial perspective to correct. While you might be genuinely friendly with your dentist from an interpersonal perspective, it’s always best to take steps to prevent giving him as much money as you can.

For this reason, regular mandatory scheduled checkups, avoiding excessive smoking and drinking, and avoiding foods that can cause damage to teeth should be your first priority. If you have a tooth-gnashing habit, it’s important to try and solve that before it also starts causing you migraines in your sleep. Enact healthy habits in tandem with your health professional's advice, and you will be taking good care of yourself.

Learn To Say ‘No’

We all love our indulgences. Life without them would not be worth living. Eating healthily every day of your life is, of course, advisable for your body, but not your mind and soul. However, too often we can make indulgence the norm. You’ve had a binge eating morning, so why not eat bad all day? This can be a slippery slope, because the more social pressure you have and habitual acceptance of indulgence you build, the harder it is to stop. For that reason, learning to say ‘no’ is the most important things you can do, especially from a health perspective. Whether that’s being talked into staying out late on a weeknight, eating doughnuts or a second slice of birthday cake from someone in the office. Learning to say no to the indulgences you don’t need helps add value to those you accept and have earned. This way, you can actually enjoy the sweeter things in life with more honesty and intensity. As a result, your health will be bolstered by your self-respect.

With these tips, your health is sure to be better off long-term.


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