Thursday, September 29, 2016

Saffolalife #ChhoteKadam Initiative

We are predominantly aware that today's lifestyle takes a great toll on our health, the everyday increasing stress and processed junk eating habits are not doing any good to our body, especially our heart. Still we tend to ignore the health advisory and put ourselves on the dangerous path of heart diseases. It is estimated that 30% of unnatural human deaths (not covering accidents) are linked to heart diseases and/or heart attack. On the occasion of World Heart Day, therefore, it is instrumental to blog about the small steps in order to keep one's big heart perfectly healthy.

Life is very precious and we tend to ignore this beautiful quote unless something bad happens to our health. But let's take a pledge on the eve of World Heart Day that we would start incorporating healthy habits in our life and diet on daily basis.

This year, on the eve of World Heart Day, Saffolalife inspired India to embrace a fresh, new perspective on heart health. It showed how simple lifestyle changes, specifically staying active, eating better, and being happy, are actually #ChhoteKadam to healthy heart.

  • Staying Active
This is perhaps the best formula for being healthy and avoiding health risks. Just a few minutes of exercise in the morning or evening exponentially reduces the risk of heart diseases among other health hazards. Walking for shorter distances instead of commuting on a bike or car should be the top priority on our working days. Cycling or playing sports can be incorporated in the schedule of non-working days.

  • Eating Better
Influence of wide availability of processed junk foods and lesser time available to prepare home cooked meal is one of the major concerns when it comes to secure the health of our heart. Avoid processed foods easily available for consumption. Buy more organic foods and give helping hand to family members preparing home cooked meals from scratch. Avoid processed fruit juices even; only consume fresh juices instead of packed / canned ones.

  • Being Happy
Being happy is the fundamental requirement in order to stay hale and hearty, and is the ultimate success of our lives. It is believed that being happy cancels out all negative energies surrounding us and provide rejuvenation to mind and body, thus playing its vital role in maintaining our positive state of mind, in turn keeping us healthy.

The matter of the fact is that everybody is aware about these pearls of wisdom but seldom follow them. It is high time that we take note of our current health and start working towards its long-lasting improvement. Recent findings from the World Heart Federation reveal that even small lifestyle changes like being active, eating better, and staying happy can make your heart up to 50% healthier. Be healthy, stay healthy.

P.S. -- I am joining the Saffolalife #ChhoteKadam initiative in association withBlogAdda and follow these small steps for a healthy heart.

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