Perhaps you’d like to live a healthier lifestyle, eat better and be more active, but you’re not ready for any dramatic changes. It’s perfectly understandable, and taking it step by step is just fine. You don’t have to turn your life upside down and completely alter all your habits in order to be healthier, small changes add up and can really make a difference too.
If your breakfast usually consists of one large cup of coffee and a bagel on your way to work, you might consider changing things up a bit. Having a big, nutritious breakfast is one of those healthy habits that can really improve your life. Breakfast is supposed to give you energy and prepare you body for the long day ahead, they don’t call it the most important meal of the day for nothing. A nutritious breakfast should contain more than just one type of food; so spice things up by adding fruits in your cereal bowl, or tomatoes to your turkey sandwich. If you’re not a morning person and you usually get up late and don’t have time to make breakfast, keep in mind that you can always prepare your meal in the evening and just heat it up in the morning.
Be careful what you drink
Humans are creatures of habit, we learn one thing and we like to stick to it, because trying something new takes adjustment and sometimes we are not ready for that. So if you’re the type of person that orders the same drink when they go out, or buys the same type of soda at the grocery store, maybe you should give it some thought before acting on the impulse of habit. There are plenty of healthy choices out there when it comes to drinks, surely you can find something that fits your taste. If you never try, then you never know!
What the season has to offer
Each season means different types of foods are “in”: grapes, pumpkins, eggplants in fall, cherries, strawberries in spring, watermelons, berries and peaches in summer; try going for seasonal foods to make sure you eat fresh fruits and vegetables with your every meal. Plus, it’s an easy way to ensure your diet includes all types of vitamins and minerals and to bring variety to your diet.
Living healthy means small victories each day, so just evaluate your lifestyle and figure out where you can make adjustments without having to completely change your daily schedule.