30 simple tips to help keep you good health.

  • Different coloured fruits and veggies have different vitamins. So the more colorful your fruit salad, the better it is for your health!
  • Always skipping breakfast or grabbing junk? Have ready made breakfast cereal with a cup of skimmed milk. It’s filling, healthy and nutritious.
  • Sunscreen should be applied twenty minutes before stepping out in the sun and reapplied every few hours for best effect.

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  • Replace your white bread and butter with whole wheat bread and peanut butter to get a dose of better fats, more fiber and less calories.
  • Processed foods are a much bigger source of bad fats than cooking oil, butter or cheese used in homemade food. Have them in very limited amounts.
  • Spice up your food with fresh ground ginger and garlic. It tastes great and helps your body fight every-day wear and tear from within.
  • Have yogurt when you have diarrhea or an upset stomach. It helps by promoting the growth of good bacteria in the gut.
  • A guava or orange, or in fact any fruit, cannot cause or worsen a cold. In fact the Vitamin C in them may help you recover faster.
  • Eating-on-the go such as munching while you shop can fill you with unwanted calories. Limit meals and snacks to designated times.
  • It’s a myth that having milk will increase cough or phlegm. Milk has nothing to do with phlegm. Warm milk can in fact soothe a sore throat.
  • Three keys to diabetes prevention: Maintain normal body weight, get 30 minutes of exercise per day, eat a low fat high fiber diet.
  • Have plenty of calcium rich foods in your teens and twenties because that’s the time when your body can build strong bones.
  • Avoid using plastic cling wraps in the microwave as there is a risk of harmful compounds getting into the food.
  • Do 20 jumping jacks, 20 lunges, and 20 push-ups and you can lose weight from anywhere, with very little time.
  • Cocktails and mock-tails are typically very high in calories. Avoid them if you are watching your weight.
  • Mix some soya-bean flour in wheat flour to make more protein and calcium rich breads.
  • Shrimps are a great source of protein and selenium though high in cholesterol. A 100 gram serving once a week is a healthy choice.
  • Sprouting beans and pulses makes the iron in them more easily absorbable by the body. Great choice for vegetarians to increase iron intake.
  • If you are prone to heartburn, abdominal crunches may not be a suitable exercise for you as they thrust stomach acids into the food pipe.
  • It’s a myth that most of us use only 90% of our brain. All parts of brain are active at all times but training can improve efficiency.
  • Exercise can lower blood glucose and possibly reduce the amount of, or even eliminate the need for diabetes medication.
  • Always have your apple with the skin as it contains compounds that fight inflammation and protect against chronic diseases.
  • Avoid frozen meat products with bread crumb coverings as they are usually much higher in fat content.
  • Use olive oil instead of mayonnaise as salad dressing to reduce your intake of bad fats and increase your intake of good fats.
  • Looking for a tasty and filling snack that has less than 100 calories? Have a boiled egg. An average egg has only about 70 to 80 calories.
  • Chronic sleep deprivation can make you prone to negative thinking and hampers decision making ability both of which hinder success.
  • People prone to asthma should use pain killers with care as some of them can trigger asthma attack.
  • Had a tiring day? Soak a hand towel and microwave for two minutes until steamy. Place on back of neck, on face and aching hands.
  • Sleep early, wake early and your mind will develop better.
  • To avoid a hangover, consume something fatty before u drink, take your drinks slowly and take a glass of water before going to bed.

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