Healthy Lifestyle Choices
We are more educated now than ever before on the benefits of eating a well balanced diet and getting regular exercise. People in America today can expect to live longer than ever before. Making healthy lifestyle choices, like quitting smoking and losing weight, can help you avoid health risks later in life.
Healthy isn’t a goal, it’s a way of living. From what you eat to how much moving you do, it all makes a difference in your quality of life…STARTING NOW!
Generations of us grew up on bleached flour and processed sugar…in everything. Sugary, carbonated sodas and a pizza were considered a great meal. And we topped it off with a store bought cupcake filled with “high fructose corn syrup” and “hydrogenated vegetable/animal fat”. And don’t even get me started on the growth hormones in the pepperoni, on the pizza.
Sure, maybe we did some kind of sport in high school or college, but then we went to work and maybe sat behind a desk for 8 to 10 hours a day for 30 years. And yes, we had Jack LaLanne, Denise Austin and Richard Simmons, and they were fun to watch once in a while, if we had the time.
It’s never too late to start making healthy lifestyle choices.
Well folks, like I said, we are more educated now than ever before on the benefits of eating a well balanced diet and getting regular exercise. Get up a little earlier every morning and go for a walk. Later, when you stop at the local coffee shop, skip the donut and get the yogurt instead. (No, the yogurt doesn’t have a sugary glaze but, it really does taste good…you CAN do it!)
Take a look at some of our other posts, “The Perils of Inactivity: Why You Need to Move” and
So, let’s have a salad and go for a jog!