Ten Simple Rules for a Better, Healthier Self

It can be tough to stay on track with a healthy lifestyle 24/7 but below are ten simple rules that you should always follow to be a better you. These no-brainers will help you maintain a long, healthy life.

–       Kick the Habit. Even if you only smoke “on the weekends” you are doing irreparable damage to your body. Join a support group, quit with a friend, set goals; anything to help you stop.

–       Don’t Fake it. People who use tanning beds are 2 ½ times more likely to develop skin cancer. Skip the fake bake and when you are outdoors, be sure to wear sunscreen.

–       Eat Chocolate. Surprised by this rule? You can enjoy these foods, in moderation, and treating yourself every once and a while is key to a successful diet plan.

–       Know Your Numbers. A tip from the American Heart Association, Dr. Sizemore-Ruiz says. “Knowing your cholesterol and blood sugar levels and having them checked regularly will help you to make more educated decisions about your diet.”

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