Saturday, October 4, 2008

HOW TO KEEP OURSELF HEALTHY AND FIT?

PERFECT HEALTH IS THE WAY
A person is said be perfectly healthy if he is active, fit, happy and not taking any medication for any of the life style diseases like blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, cancer, asthma, depression, insomnia, osteoporosis etc. His or her BMI and Hip/Waist ratio should be ideal, vision and memory must be perfectly normal.
To achieve perfect health, healthy life style, good quality diet, sufficient high quality food supplementation, regular exercise and yoga are very essential.
Exercise on a regular basis can greatly improve our overall health and fitness and can reduce stress. It is established that frequent exercise lowers the risk of heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, obesity and increases insulin sensitivity.
Regular exercise improves our body resistance and immune system. It also controls the level of cholesterol, reduces weight and risk of diabetes and heart disease, increases body’s strength and lung capacity. It is recommended that a 25-30 minutes aerobic activity and some sort of resistance exercise keeps us fit and improves our muscles and bone strong.
Yoga is the best means to keep both our body and mind healthy and fit. It is advised that we should do one or two asana (which we can do easily) regularly.
Healthy and balanced diet is very essential for achieving perfect health. A Balanced Diet contains a diet with high protein, low fat and low carbohydrate, full of vitamins - minerals with adequate amount of fiber and water. The right amount of vitamins and nutrients can increase the life expectancy by keeping the heart, body and mind healthy and preventing from many degenerative diseases. Body weight can also be kept to an optimum level through healthy eating and leading to a fit and active lifestyle.
That is why it is said that we should regularly take good quantity of seeds, nuts, Soya, tofu products, beans, cheese, yoghurt, milk, fruits and vegetables in our diet. Fruit and vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals which are essential nutrients which our body needs in order to work properly. As well as keeping our skin and hair healthy, they can reduce the risk of getting heart disease and some types of cancers. We should eat five servings of fruit and vegetables every day. They should be fresh, frozen, canned or dried. Fruits and vegetables must be the major part of our diet. Fish, meat and eggs are also good for health but they should not be prepared with high amount of oil and fats. We should reduce the intake of salt and sugar in our daily diet.
By taking good quality and balanced diet, we can protect ourselves from cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, strokes and general bad health.
Nowadays many clinical and scientific researches have proved that it is necessary step to take good quality of food supplements, because it improves status of our health many fold. Therefore it is recommended that whether we are sick or healthy we must take food supplements regularly. Good quality food supplements increases our body resistance, reduces risk of cancer, stroke and heart disease. It also helps us in preventing ourselves from Alzheimer, asthma, arthritis, cataract and Parkinson’s disease and recovering fast from many chronic illnesses.
There are many food supplements available in the market, but we should take only those food supplements, which are completely natural, derived from organic fruits and vegetables and free from any harmful chemicals are the best one for our perfect health. The synthetic and artificial proteins, vitamins and minerals are not only rejected by our body but they also produce many side-effects.



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