Importance and benefits of good health

Importance and benefits of good health



It Battles Diseases

Healthy habits can help avoid certain health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure by maintaining certain biomarkers, such as cholesterol and blood pressure, within their targets.

This fusion keeps your blood flowing smoothly, decreasing your risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Markus Giebel, CEO of the Eternity Medicine Institute believes that, regular physical activity and a good diet can help prevent; or manage a wide range of other health problems, including metabolic syndrome, diabetes, depression, certain types of cancer, and arthritis.



It Boosts Energy

When you consume a balanced diet including whole grains, low-fat dairy products, lean meats, and fruits; and vegetables, your body will gain sufficient fuel to manage your energy levels.

Consistent physical exercise also improves muscle strength and boosts strength, giving more energy, advises Markus Giebel.

It also helps improve energy by promoting better sleep, as well as helping you fall asleep faster and thus enabling an energized feeling next morning.



Maintains a Healthy Weight

Eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly can help you avoid excess weight gain and maintain a healthy weight.

According to experts, you can benefit by being active in simple ways throughout the day.

For example, take the stairs instead of the elevator or walk/cycle instead of driving.

Eating a balanced diet is mostly important, especially including fruits and vegetables in your diet.

Eating 5 small meals a day rather than 3 big meals will also help control hunger pangs and maintain healthy weight.


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Improves productivity

Experts believe that physical activity motivates brain chemicals that often leave you feeling both content and more relaxed.

Eating a healthy diet as well as physical exercise can lead to a better body, so you may also feel better about your appearance, which can increase your confidence and self- esteem.



 Increases Endurance


When you practice healthy habits, you increase your chances of a longer life.

Studies show that those who walked just 30 minutes each day expressively reduced their chances of dying prematurely, compared with those who exercised infrequently.

About The Author

Osigweh Lilian Oluchi is a graduate of the University of Lagos where she obtained a B.A (Hons) in English, Masters in Public and International affairs (MPIA). Currently works with 1stnews as a Database Manager / Writer. [email protected]

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