Its never too late to change your lifestyle or learn new habits whether its changing or diet, being more active or even having a more positive outlook on life. More and more research is showing that the key to lifelong good health is what experts call “lifestyle medicine” which is making simple changes in diet, exercise, and stress management.
A good start to a healthy lifestyle is changing your outlook on life. If you tend to be a negative person its time to think positive and focus on gratitude. Studies have shown that a positive attitude helps build a healthier immune system and boosts overall health as your body believes what you think.
Exercise daily! This seems like the solution to almost everything but getting in your daily exercise is important in living a longer and healthier life. Did you know that daily exercise can reduce all of the biomarkers of aging? This includes improving eyesight, normalizing blood pressure, improving lean muscle, lowering cholesterol, and improving bone density. Studies show that even ten minutes of exercise makes a difference so its important to go out and do something whether its walking the dog or going for a bike ride.
Getting a good night sleep is also very important for a healthier lifestyle. This may seem easy to say however, some adults have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep. Its important to not watch TV or play on your phones before sleeping as the blue light on the screens is throw off your circadian rhythm. Maybe have a snack such as whole grains or drinking some tea could help shift the body into sleep mode.
Take some good supplements. If you’re a picky eater or on prescription it may be best to ask your doctor if you have any nutritional deficiencies. Taking a multivitamin can provide 100 to 200 percent of your recommended daily value. Pharmacy Solutions offers a variety of pharmaceutical grade supplements that is available to order on our website or in stores.
Keep yourself informed or involved in the community by signing up for events! If you’re typically a home body its healthy to go sign up for events in the community like joining a fun run or attending an educational seminar. Pharmacy solutions does educational seminars once a month and they are free attend!