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7 ways to jumpstart healthy living

By on June 08, 2017
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Do you want to eat healthier, exercise regularly, eat more effectively and ease stress? Then here is what you have to do!

India is experiencing a rapid health transition with a sharp rise in the number of people suffering from chronic disorders – obesity, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other lifestyle-related disorders. These are leading causes of ill health and premature death across the world. 
Healthy behaviours need to be promoted early so one can live for many productive years. Here are seven lifestyle changes for a healthy and fruitful life:

Eat sensibly: Diet is the only major determinant of health that is totally under one’s control as we have the final say over what we want and don’t want to eat. Hence it is very important to eat sensibly. Here is what to do:
= Make half your intake of cereals whole grains: Unpolished grains such as brown rice, products of whole wheat flour (atta), and millet flours are healthier compared to polished grains. Research shows that consuming whole grains and other less processed sources of carbohydrates and reducing refined grains has been linked to the reduced risk of obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes mellitus, heart diseases, hypertension, cancer, and other chronic diseases.

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