Simple Habits For Better Health

What are a few simple things that you can do this year that have a cumulative and positive impact on your life-long health?

To help get you started we are suggesting two very simple practices to put into place that anyone can do and they do not require gym memberships or special equipment.

Consider Walking

Walking is widely considered to be one of easiest healthy activities to adopt and it has an extremely low dropout rate.  When starting out, make sure that that you set limits for your activity leading up to approximately 30 minutes per day.

A good way to tell if you are reaching your cardiovascular limit with walking is if you cannot hold a simple conversation from being out of breath.

Over time, the following types of benefits can be achieved through walking:

  • Reduced risk of heart disease
  • Lower resting heart rate
  • Improved blood pressure levels
  • Improved blood sugar levels
  • Reduces the overall risk of obesity
  • Reduces the risks of certain types of cancers.

And many more!

Floss Every Day

Would you like to add over 6 years to your life?  Then consider flossing each and every day.  Aside from longevity, the benefits for flossing each day also include the following:

  • A healthier immune system
  • Healthier arteries
  • Reduced risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Reduced risk of gum infections

And many more!

Small, consistent changes like these will help to make your 2015 the best year yet!