Health Hacks That Really Work

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 All of you might have heard the phrase “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”. Practice it.

Make drinking herbal tea a routine. This decreases your stress level and has an extra benefit of anti ageing properties.

Make a habit of climbing the stairs instead of using an escalator or an elevator. This slight change in your routine can improve blood circulation and keeps a check on your body weight.

Switch off the TV while having food. Sit around the table and have some quality time with your family. This can act as a stress buster and prevent overeating.

Do not place your cell phones under your pillow or anywhere near your body as all electronic devices emit radiation which alters the DNA and may lead to life-threatening conditions such as cancer.

Apply sunscreen with SPF 50 at least 15 minutes before going out in the sun. Wear a scarf or a hat for added protection against UV rays.

When you get dizzy or nauseous, smelling an orange or lemon could make you feel better because of its highly aromatic essential oils. They act as a natural mood stabilizer.

Avoid drinking tea or coffee just before going to bed. They contain caffeine thus stimulates the brain and causes sleeplessness.

Taking a bath in lukewarm water can reduce body pain and inflammation.

Maintain correct posture while sitting, standing or lying down.

Do not stare at a screen for a long time especially in the dark as it severely damages the retina and optic nerve. In the long run, this would lead to headache, migraine and gradual loss of vision.

Take a quick break from the desk at work every now and then to relax and freshen up your mind and body. This small technique can bring out new ideas thus improves productivity.

Meditation is an excellent choice to counteract stress. Your body would thank you even if you practice just 10 minutes of yoga.

Drink a glass of warm milk with a spoon of honey 30 minutes before going to bed. This improves the quality of sleep.

After a busy day at work your body deserves an adequate period of rest. 6-8 hours of sleep is a must.

Regular exercise is necessary to maintain a well-toned body and remain disease free.

Exposure to early morning sun rays helps to produce vitamin D which plays a vital role in maintaining bone strength.

Our body can survive without food even for weeks but not without water. Drink plenty of water.

Dark chocolate is rich in anti-oxidants and prevents heart problems.

Do not skip breakfast as you get a tendency to overeat the next meal.

Prefer home-cooked meals to those bought from shops as they are loaded with extra sugar, salt and fat.  

Do not eat to fill up your stomach. Eat only when you are hungry.

Instead of sitting lazily in front of the TV just go out and breathe in some fresh air.

Leave all the stress aside and go to bed with a peaceful mind.

Stay Positive !!

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