7 Natural Ways To Feel Healthier

by Claire Ang
HEALTH  |  September 29, 2017
  • 1. Get quality sleep
    1 / 7 1. Get quality sleep

    Having a good night’s rest is essential for your body’s health. Sleeping is the time for your body to rest and repair, and is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. It is a great mood booster, increases your productivity, prevents you from falling sick, and keeps your skin and hair healthy. Aim for seven to nine hours of sleep every night.

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  • 2. Cut down on the junk food
    2 / 7 2. Cut down on the junk food

    Try cutting down on your sugary, oily and fried food intake. Limit yourself daily or even weekly to your favourite junk food. You can start by cutting down on the amount of sugar in your drinks, or limiting yourself to fried food a few meals a week. This helps to clear the toxins in your body for a healthier you.

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  • 3. Exercise regularly
    3 / 7 3. Exercise regularly

    Regular exercise is an effective way to keep tyour body’s toxins at bay. Exercising gets your heart pumping and your blood flowing, leaving your body energised and strong. Try exercising at least two to three times a week. If you need a little push, try signing up for classes for extra motivation.

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  • 4. Eat more veggies and fruits
    4 / 7 4. Eat more veggies and fruits

    Vegetables and fruits are packed with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins that help to decrease your risk of many diseases such as heart disease, stroke, and even cancer. If you’re hungry in between meals, you can always try snacking on fruits or vegetable sticks. It’ll be best to hit the recommended two servings of vegetables and fruits each.

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  • 5. Start your day with a glass of water
    5 / 7 5. Start your day with a glass of water

    Drinking a glass of water at the very start of your day helps to kick-start your system for the day. It helps to fire up your metabolism while refreshing and hydrating your body. Try squeezing in some lemon juice for an extra kick.

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    (Also read: Follow This Water Drinking Schedule For Maximum Health Benefits)

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  • 6. Take a bath
    6 / 7 6. Take a bath

    At the end of a long day or week, it’s a great idea to treat yourself. Take a nice and warm bath with scented candles to relax and unwind. Soaking in the bathtub can help to reduce pain and calm your mind. Add some Epsom salt to your bath to give your skin a treat too.

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  • 7. Drink tea
    7 / 7 7. Drink tea

    Teas are rich in antioxidants, which boosts many health benefits. If you’ve eaten a tad too much for dinner, try sipping on mint or green tea, which aids in digestion helping you feel less bloated. Sensitive to caffeine? Try drinking non-caffeinated herbal teas that have a soothing effect.

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