New Year's Resolutions That Will Keep You Fit and Healthy

 

As we bid goodbye to 2015 and race towards 2016, the New Year brings new hope in to our lives - a hope that our lives will change for the better. It is the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. A time when we promise to let go of undesirable habits and do all things right.

Since it is just as easy to fall back to the old unhealthy habits, here is a list of healthy tips and simple resolutions to make and stick to, this year to make this your healthiest year yet:

  • Eat Right
    If good health is your goal, there is no escaping your diet. Eating right is the key to a healthy body. So this new year, stock your kitchen with healthy natural foods comprising of fresh vegetables, fruits and nuts like almonds that offer a range of essential nutrients, protein and fiber. Switching to a healthier balanced diet can be incredibly tricky when you are surrounded by junk food, but healthier snacking options like almonds help you manage your weight, fight diabetes and keep your heart healthy.
  • Get Active
    We all enjoy sitting and relaxing, especially after a long day at work. Yet, sitting for long periods without exercising regularly can lead to multiple lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity etc. The human body is simply not designed for a sedentary lifestyle. So get active. Take the stairs, walk around while on a call or take your pet out for a walk. All you need is to find ways of moving around more throughout the day instead of staying hunched over the computer.
  • Add to Skill Set
    We know sitting around all day will not get you anywhere. Use your free time to explore some new avenues and add to your existing skills, while having fun at the same time. Be it learning a new language, taking up an online course, learning to cook or swim, useful utilization of your time will go a long way and help you keep up with the competitive world. And yes, you can show-off your newly acquired talent for some well-deserved appreciation.
  • Say Yes to healthy Snacking – with Almonds
    Cut down on your craving with healthy snack options that are both delicious and resolution-friendly. Almonds for example make for a great snacking option. A handful of these nuts have protein, vitamin E, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorous and many other essential nutrients which contribute to a wholesome and healthy life.
  • Prevention is Better Than Cure
    Since we lead a sedentary life, we are a lot more prone to lifestyle diseases now, than ever before. So sign up for a preventive health check up to ensure you fight ailments before they fight you.
  • Family Time is Quality Time
    Work comes and goes but family and friends are forever. So this new year, make time for your family. Turn your moments of togetherness into timeless memories to last you a lifetime.
  • Smile Often
    As you bid goodbye to 2015, promise to put on your best smile to welcome 2016. A simple smile has the power to release stress, calm your nerves, look more attractive and make the other person happy. So this new year, smile more for a happier life.