10 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Can Make This 2017

Health  |  December 30, 2016
  • 1. Drink a glass of lemon water every morning
    1 / 10 1. Drink a glass of lemon water every morning

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    Your body might crave coffee or tea first thing in the morning but before anything else, drink a cup of warm lemon water instead. Doing so can flush your digestive system and rehydrate your body for a good healthy start to the day. 

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  • 2. Start a new fitness program or regime
    2 / 10 2. Start a new fitness program or regime

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    You might already have an existing exercise routine but to switch things up and have more fun working out this coming year, take up a new fitness class like spin or boxing to motivate yourself even more. Who knows, it could be your next new fitness regime for the whole year. 

    (Also Read: Trampoline Workouts: The Fitness Trend Every Cardio Lover Must Try)

     

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  • 3. Go for a full body checkup
    3 / 10 3. Go for a full body checkup

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    You don’t have to feel unwell to visit the doctor. Sign yourself up for a full body screening to check in with what’s new with your body. At the end of the day, prevention is defintely always better than cure. 

     

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  • 4. Get more hours of quality sleep
    4 / 10 4. Get more hours of quality sleep

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    You are never too old to set yourself a bedtime even if it’s just for the weekdays. Sleep improves our body’s ability to remove toxins, for the well being of our health as well as our skin. Try burning a candle or putting on soothing music (whatever works in your case to calm yourself down), and get some shut-eye. 

    (Also Read: 8 Reasons Why Sleep Can Solve All Your Problems)

     

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  • 5. Start cooking at home more often
    5 / 10 5. Start cooking at home more often

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    Only when you handle your own cooking, then you will be able to control the amount of salt, sugar and oil that goes into your meals. Have fun exploring new recipes and improve your skillset even if you’re not exactly a domestic goddess – because you might surprise yourself into creating a healthier diet for yourself and your family. 

    (Also Read: Delish Recipes For A Healthy Heart)

     

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  • 6. Spend time with nature
    6 / 10 6. Spend time with nature

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    Leave behind your laptops and handphones to explore parts of the world that you have yet to see. Recharge your weary mind and soul by venturing out to scenic views of Mother Nature. 

     

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  • 7. Skip out sugar in your coffee or tea
    7 / 10 7. Skip out sugar in your coffee or tea

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    Yes it is possible to emjoy your cup of joe or tea better without sugar. Train yourself to reduce the amount before going cold turkey. Not only will you be able to cut back on your sugar intake, you will also be able to taste the coffee and tea notes even better! 

     

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  • 8. Volunteer
    8 / 10 8. Volunteer

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    Take time out of your busy schedule to volunteer for a cause that you have always felt strongly about. Truly then, you can understand the real gift in giving and ultimately, find more meaning in your life.

    (Also Read: Why Volunteering Is Good For Your Health)

     

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  • 9. Wear lesser makeup
    9 / 10 9. Wear lesser makeup

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    Wearing many layers of different products every day would also mean your skin is absorbing the chemicals in the products. The best part of beauty is about feeling comfortable in your own skin. Try doing a detox from your usual makeup routine or switching to lighter formulas like tinted sunscreens instead of foundation. 

     

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  • 10. Keep a food journal
    10 / 10 10. Keep a food journal

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    This one might be a challenge to keep up with but it is definitely worth the effort. By letting you keep track of your calorie intake at each meal plus calories burnt during exercise, you can effectively figure out what to eat and how much to exercise in order to lose weight. 

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