Habits that make you strong, healthy and happy

A good diet can prevent these diseases, but there are also other actions that add to a healthier, more sustainable life.

to: UAG اتصالات Communications

Do you want to be happy, healthy and physically strong? Well, there are four actions that can help you achieve these goals: Do Playing sportseat a healthy diet, look for a Mental and emotional well-being and sleep throughout your hours.

These tips were shared in the webinar “Living Healthy, Time for Healthy Living” organized by the UAG Executive Club, Federation of Workers and Academics Autonomous University of Guadalajara (UAG) Presented by UAG Nutrition Program Director, Mtra. Monserrat Rodriguez Lyon.

And the academic shared advice to improve life that focuses on food and that’s the saying “what do you eat”not too far from reality.
For physical, mental and social well-being, items such as Proper nutrition , Relationship with food, emotions, self-esteem, social life, healthy relationships, physical activity and hours of sleep play an essential role.

“Health is mental, personal, and personal well-being. Our diet has an essential role in it, it changes how we feel, and see ourselves,” he said.

Premature aging and obesity can generate risk factors for people It causes various diseases such as fertility disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, cognitive impairment, moderate or severe complications with COVID-19Type 2 diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and lung disease, insulin resistance, atherosclerosis, dyslipidemia, liver disease, and aging.

good diet It can prevent these diseasesbut there are also other measures that add to a healthier and more sustainable life.

Don’t eat products with ingredients you can’t pronounce

In order to have a healthier life, you need the will and follow certain strategies that lead to goals, these goals must be reached or set to generate achievable short-term results.

1. Avoid or gradually reduce the intake of sugary drinks Such as packaged juices, soft drinks, energy/sports drinks and consume 1.5 liters of plain water, with meals with the same liquid.

2. Increase your fiber intake That comes from fruits and vegetables. Eat a variety, as each fruit and vegetable is rich in various minerals and vitamins.

At lunch, it is recommended that the dish consist mostly of vegetables, one quarter of protein and another of grains and cereals such as tortillas.

Dairy products are an important source of bone-strengthening calcium, so it is important to eat them.

Reduce consumption of ultra-processed foods. Foods with more than 5 ingredients or their compounds are difficult to pronounce, because they are products that contain chemicals.

3. Know your eating behavior and take care of it.

Emotions are related to how we eat.

These affect how and how much you eat, and food can also affect how we feel and become a vicious cycle, we eat poorly (not enough) and feel bad. Even our feelings can prevent us from breastfeeding.

“There are emotional eaters, people who use eating or food as an ineffective coping mechanism. At the time of eating it is desirable to have or promote a healthy environment, with the family or with others.

4. Exercise.

This helps us feel strong and healthy. It is recommended to do 150 minutes of physical activity per week.

5. Everything is social networking.

Social networks refer to the connections we make with people, and the set of interpersonal relationships that each individual maintains creates and helps develop security and happiness.

Social life is the connections we make that provide us with information, affection, help and various resources. We have to be aware of how our business is developing, as it is one of the places where we work for more than 8 hours a day and 6 (or more) days a week.

6. Sleep hygiene.

It is maintaining optimal sleep health or “sleep all your hours”. Sleep helps our body and mind in many ways, keeping us mentally and physically healthy.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, children ages 5 to 10 should get 10 to 11 hours of sleep. Adolescents from 11 to 17 years old from 8.5 to 9.5 hours and adults from 7 to 9 hours. “If you don’t sleep well, you may be at risk of developing high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or depression,” Mtra explains. Rodriguez Leon.

7. Take care and improve gut health.
Our intestines are an organ that we pay little attention to and whose function is as basic as the stomach, heart or lungs.
Namely, the intestines help fight diseases thanks to the accumulation of good microorganisms that they contain. To take care of it, you should avoid stress, poor diet (with high sugar consumption) and inappropriate use of antibiotics.

Neglecting it can cause colon cancer. Dermatitis, constipation, irritability, obesity are signs of changes in the health of the intestine, which cause irritable bowel syndrome, reduce the immune system, increase the amount of gas due to putrefaction and the spread of pathological bacteria. take care of yourself!

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