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Simple Health Tips That We Don’t Know

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Most of us know that we need to drink more water. But most of us don't know when to drink water. Most of us know that swallowing a pill needs some water. But we don't know what happens if the pill fails to go inside properly.

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We perceive walking as a boring fitness activity. But very less people know how walking or running can also give a high. Such activities clear your mind.

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We all love to eat bananas for its nutrition value but seldom do we eat it when we feel low. In fact, banana boosts our moods. So, there are certain health tips that we don't know. Let us discuss them here...


Tip #1

After swallowing a pill, drink lukewarm water. Or drink cold water if your doctor suggests the same. But if you don't drink the water to push the pill to its destination, it might get stuck in between and may cause other complications like inflammation.


Tip #2

Don't eat anything heavy after 5 pm. If you have the habit of eating 3-4 meals during the day, then plan for a light dinner. If you are into intermittent fasting, only then you can opt for a major meal in the evening.


Tip #3

Drink more water during the day and less during night. We all know that drinking more water is good but if you drink too much before bed time, then you may have to wake up to urinate. This may spoil the quality of your sleep.


Tip #4

Your sleep quality tends to be good if you sleep before 10 PM. Ensure that you sleep early and wake up early.


Tip #5

Don't sleep soon after heavy meals. This might cause acid reflux. It could trigger heartburn or other digestive issues.


Tip #6

When a call comes on your mobile phone, use your left ear to hear the call. But there isn't clear evidence behind the reason.


Tip #7

Don't spend all your life indoors without exposing yourself to the sunlight. Ensure that you get enough of sunlight for a healthy life.


Tip #8

Eat bananas for better moods. They contain serotonin. Eat cayenne pepper as they prevent depression. When depression is prevented and your moods are elevated, you tend to feel good.


Tip #9

Walk often as walking can clear the clutter in your mind and also burn some calories.


Tip #10

Just say no to candy, cake, chips, white bread, fast food, ice-cream, processed food and carbonated drinks and say yes to good health!

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Story first published: Monday, May 30, 2016, 8:26 [IST]
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