Steps towards Achieving healthy lifestyle: World Health Day 2022

7 April, 2022 | Vaishali Sharma


The World Health Organization first observed World Health Day on April 7, 1950. As we commemorate World Health Day this year, it is critical to recognise the significance of leading a healthy lifes...

The World Health Organization first observed World Health Day on April 7, 1950. As we commemorate World Health Day this year, it is critical to recognise the significance of leading a healthy lifestyle. Understanding what a healthy lifestyle entails is a vital step in facilitating one. Let us commemorate World Health Day by learning about strategies to improve our health and well-being. Especially when we sometimes confuse a healthy lifestyle with one that can only be achieved through strict and unrealistic diets. As a result, we wind up experimenting with many untrustworthy diets and workouts in order to maintain or obtain our desired weight. On April 7th, we wish to recognise the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle and doing it right.

We try and fail to complete these difficult diets and training regimes. These regimens can occasionally help us achieve our ideal weight, but the benefits are fleeting. Let us comprehend the important difference between short-term diets and a healthy lifestyle on World Health Day. These sophisticated diets are typically quite successful at helping you lose weight rapidly and don’t involve much work. However, the effects of such rapid diets are similarly transient. Allow us to help you lose, acquire, or maintain a healthy weight.

Here are some excellent methods for reaching your target weight:

Hydrate: It should come as no surprise that water is the most important factor in sustaining good health. It not only aids in fat breakdown but also in regaining hydration lost due to excessive perspiration. Furthermore, water accounts for more than half of our body’s weight. This indicates that drinking plenty of water not only hydrates but also helps the body’s numerous functions, such as the heart and brain.

Move your body: It should go without saying that in order to obtain your desired weight, you must exercise on a regular basis. However, this isn’t the only reason you should incorporate physical exercise into your daily routine. Walking, stretching, dancing, and other forms of exercise can help relieve stress and increase endorphins, in addition to burning calories and building muscle. Endorphins, sometimes known as “happy hormones,” improve your mood and mental state. Furthermore, the long-term health advantages of regular exercise are limitless. In reality, it has been proven that individuals must engage in any physical activity of their choice for at least 30 minutes every day.

Increase your protein intake: It might be challenging to maintain a fitness regimen when you also have to juggle a job, home, and your social life. One of the causes of a lack of energy or willpower might be a protein deficiency in your diet. Protein consumption not only increases energy but also suppresses hunger hormones. Furthermore, protein improves metabolism. A rapid metabolism indicates that the body burns calories more quickly. This makes losing weight easier and faster! Finally, don’t dismiss high protein consumption as impossible if you don’t consume chicken or/and protein powders. There are a plethora of protein sources available to suit your nutritional needs!

Understanding how to say no: Saying no is another tactic that physically fit people adopt. Assume you’re out for lunch with a few buddies and whatever you ordered doesn’t taste particularly good to you. You may have to push yourself to eat a meal since you paid for it. However, it does not only raise your calorie consumption, but it also does not satisfy your hunger. Even if you are offered something you love eating or drinking, consider if it is healthy and nutritious enough for you to consume. Prioritizing your health over transitory desires is an important element of achieving a healthy and sustainable shift in your lifestyle.

Cheat days are acceptable: When we adopt a new tried-and-tested diet, it typically expects us to entirely eliminate junk, sugar, and other harmful things from our diet. Indeed, as previously noted, it is suggested that you say “no” to meals that do not properly nourish your body. However, in order to live a happy and healthy life, it is necessary to not only maintain physical health but also fulfil the mind. It’s fine to treat yourself to pizza and wine once in a while, as long as you limit your intake of low-nutrition meals.

Say yes to fruits and vegetables: Many delectable fruits are overlooked because they are high in sugar. It is critical to remember that even high-sugar fruits are vastly superior to processed sugary snacks and sweets. Furthermore, fruits are high in fibre, nutrients, and minerals. On occasion, you may also add your favourite fruit to a bottle of water and chill it overnight. This detox water is an excellent replacement for sugary refreshing drinks such as lemonades and soft drinks. Furthermore, if you are learning how to improve your daily water consumption, this is a terrific strategy to promote and instil the habit of higher water consumption.

Finally, rather than unrealistic diets, we strongly advise you to adopt a healthy lifestyle modification. This World Health Day, we say no to dangerous and untrustworthy diets and yes to a long life of eating well and exercising frequently!