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Heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, kidney diseases, obesity, arthritis, depression, and injuries are the major health threats not only in America but also all over the world. Particularly life changes can help in preventing the particular disease or disorder. Some lifestyle changes increase fitness and life quality and decrease the risk of numerous different diseases or disorders. After having appropriate information, people can take proper decisions on time and adopt healthy habits. though, adopting and keeping a hale and hearty lifestyle is not bad for roses. If a person changes a healthy lifestyle, it can prove to be exciting and rewarding. Generally, healthy lifestyles include various habits such as not taking alcohols, performing sufficient physical exercises, having a healthy diet, wearing sunscreen and avoid smoking etc. Through the changes in lifestyle, the above-mentioned health threats (diseases and disorders) can be prevented. The following points for maintaining a healthy lifestyle may be very significant in preventing the major health threat.
1. Regular Physical Exercise
Contemporary life in most of the countries has reduced individuals ‘chances to spend energy, whether at home or in moving from one place to another. It is usually seen that most of the people avoid doing any physical activity or exertion in their daily life. They prefer elevator instead of the staircase. They prefer motorbike instead of walking. In point of fact, daily simple exercise or physical activity help in stopping heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke some type of cancer, depression, constipation, and other health issues. Regular exercise or physical activity should be performed minimum five days a week and at least 60 minutes per day. Doing even some work out is much better than none at all. The individuals who give ten minutes daily to physical exercise may even get significant benefits, especially if the work out is a vigorous one. Walking is a simple but effective exercise that most of the persons enjoy. The different type of exercise deals with the different problems. For example, aerobic may decrease the risk of coronary artery diseases and heart attack.
2. Healthy eating habits
Healthful eating habits can help the individuals in preventing and controlling the diseases such as high blood pressure, heart diseases, muscular degeneration, diabetes osteoporosis, dental diseases, renal stones and other types of cancers. A healthy diet high in fiber that comprises plenty of vegetables, fruits, and whole grain cereals and bread is recommended in par. Replacing the harmful types of fats i.e., saturated and trans fatty acids with unsaturated fats together with sources of omega- 3 fatty acids reduces the coronary artery risk diseases by reducing low –density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. Instead of eating fish and very lean meat, choosing the low-fat dairy foods is recommended as well. Intake of sugar and sugar-based beverages should be limited as sugar has no nutritional value except for calories. Excessive calorie intake from any source should be limited. The intake of sodium should also be limited as it enhances the blood pressure. In fact, it is the main risk factor for stroke and coronary artery diseases. According to the world health organization, its amount should not be more than 1.7 grams per day. The adequate amount of calcium and vitamin “d” is also recommended for preventing the incidence of osteoporosis.
3. Maintaining a healthy weight
Obesity is a common problem all around the world. The overweight person experiences a 2 to 3-time rise in the risks of coronary artery diseases and hypertension and ten-time increases in diabetes in comparison to the lean individuals. Overweight individuals also experience increased mortality from kidney, colon, and cancer of the breast. if truth be told, the
4. Reduce Time for Watching T.V.
Watching T.V. for long hours regularly can cause to increase obesity rates both in children and adults, according to many research studies. It enhances the risk of diabetes and gallstones. Watching T.V. reduces physical activity and increases and consumption of food and beverages high in calories. Decrease in T.V. watching significantly reduces the body weight. So it is recommended that we should not watch T.V. for more than two hours a day.
5. Sufficient Sleep
Sufficient sleep is a very significant part of a healthy lifestyle, mostly disturbing mood and mental situation.student should not lose sleep and lacking sleep is a risk factor for injuries. So, sufficient and sound is necessary for keeping separate away from fatigue or exertion. One becomes fresh and energetic after having an adequate sleep.
To conclude, it can be said that major health threats in the modern world can be prevented simply if we adopt a healthy lifestyle.