What is Health

Health is a state of complete physical, mental, social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

How important is good health

A person who is healthy has a state of well- being in which he or she realizes his or her own abilities, is able to cope with life’s normal stresses, can work regularly and productively, and is also able to make a contribution to the community. Good health, therefore, is the foundation for an individual’s and a community’s effective functioning and well-being.

7 tips for good health

As you get older, your health becomes more of a priority. Here is some most important tips that will help you to stay fit and healthy and to improve your general wellbeing.

1. Healthy eating and drinking

Healthy eating is important as the food you eat can have a huge impact on your health. A nutritious, balanced diet rich in fiber, fruits and vegetables is essential for maintaining a healthy body and mind, especially in later life. Cut down on fat, sugar and salt to avoid diseases and avoid shortening your life expectancy.

2. Keep your body physically active

We must have to be physically active for having a good health. Walking is one of the best forms of exercise, it costs nothing and it will help to improve your health and general wellbeing and help with weight loss. Your fitness levels will improve and problems such as high blood pressure, depression and joint problems can be prevented.

3. Get plenty of fresh air

Getting out in the fresh air is not only good for your physical health, but for your mental health too. Exposure to sunlight boosts your vitamin D levels, which is essential for your teeth and bones and also makes you feel happier. Going outdoors as often as possible, for example walking, is also a great way of meeting people and improving your social life.

4. Healthy Drinking

Healthy drinking is important to keep enough fluids to flush toxins from your body and keeps you hydrated. The recommended amount of fluid you should aim to drink every day is 6 to 8 glasses, but you should increase this amount in hot weather or when you are exercising.

5. Giving up smoking

Giving up smoking will have a positive effect on your health. You will breathe more easily; your circulation, skin, hair and teeth will improve; and your risk of serious disease will fall.

6. Keeping Your Brain Active

There are lots of easy ways to help to keep your brain alert as you get older. Certain foods can help to increase your brainpower, as well as simple activities such as doing a crossword or quiz, reading a book or having a lively debate! .

7. Be Positive

Having a positive attitude is the best way to put a spring in your step. Do something every day that you enjoy. Visit a friend, listen to music, read a book or simply take time to think happy thoughts!


Health is Wealth”. It is indeed but seems like our generation has forgotten it. It is time to slow down and take a look at the way you are living and treating your body.



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