Simple Tips That Women Need To Follow For A Healthy Life

By: Arijita Ghosh

A healthy life refers to different aspects of well-being like physical, social, emotional, mental, etc.
The bodies of both men and women are differently built and, therefore, both need to take care of their health in a way that suits their bodies.

Women suffer from certain diseases that are specific to their body structures like the ones related to their female genitalia and breasts, or specific to certain hormonal conditions in them such as menstruation, birth control, maternal health, child birth, menopause, etc.

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Some medical conditions affect both men and women, but differently, such as cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, etc.

Thus, it becomes increasingly important to take special care of women’s health, in order to lead a beautiful and disease-free life.

It is often said that human body is like a temple that should be worshiped in a proper way. How exactly will you worship it?

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The answer is by properly nourishing it with essential nutrients and following certain practices regularly, so as to lead a healthy life.Doctors say that just following a strict diet or exercise regimen is not enough for women to lead a healthy life.

In addition to it, self-motivation, a feeling of self-importance and positive thoughts are also required for a woman’s overall well-being.

Following simple tips should act as a guide for women to lead a fit and healthy life, have a look:

Eat Your Breakfast Regularly

Nutritionists advice that women should never skip breakfasts because it is the most important meal of the day and can help prevent binge-eating (one of the causes of weight gain) and certain chronic diseases like heart diseases, etc.

A nutritious breakfast including cereals, barley, wheat, etc, is what you need on your dining table every morning.

Have Healthy Small, Frequent Meals:

The regular influx of different types of food such as seasonal fruits, green vegetables, carbohydrates, etc, at regular intervals can keep your energy level stable and also help your body function better.

Eat Pulses, Curd And Cottage Cheese (Paneer) Regularly

Pulses, cottage cheese and curd are good sources of protein because of which they should be consumed regularly.

Take Iron Supplements As Prescribed By A Physician

Normally, a woman needs 15-18 g of iron daily, so as to prevent conditions like anaemia, fatigue, weakness, etc. Iron supplements should be taken only after consultation with a physician.

Be Active:

Keep doing exercises and yoga regularly to help yourself stay fit and prevent conditions like leg weakness, body weakness, etc.

Drink Milk Regularly

Women can benefit from drinking milk to help keep their bones strong, to improve muscle growth, to gain energy, to reduce the risk of strokes, etc.

Drink Plenty Of Water:

Hydrating your body is very important to stay fit and fine. Drink at least 8 glasses of water regularly. You can also add lemon and honey in it.

Take Some “Me-Time” Out For Yourself:

Indulge in activities like reading, cooking, listening to music, going on long drives, etc, to rejuvenate yourself and make yourself feel important.

Follow these simple tips and take care of your health because as they say, "health is wealth".

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Story first published: Friday, May 13, 2016, 2:02 [IST]
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