Students' Healthy Lifestyle Guide
Today a lot of students make a decision to become health-conscious. They go on diet as it is an essential part of staying healthy. We know that we should not stuff ourselves with junk food, stodgy food, sweets. According to medical research, this type of food shortens our life, it leads to obesity, heart and blood vessels diseases, ulcer, and lots of other serious ailments. To prevent all these problems we should enjoy well-balanced home-made meals with a lot of organic fruits, vegetables, dairy products, grains and seafood.
Nowadays students are snowed under with work so they have sedentary life style. But they should be more organized. Taking a proper rest and getting enough sleep, from 8 to 10 hours daily, are also great healthy habits. Sleep is the food for our brain and the rest for our muscles.
Keeping fit and going in for sports is also important for our health. Lack of exercise in our life is a serious problem. We put off doing exercises, but we should visit fitness clubs, go jogging, walk much or swim. Doctors say that take vigorous exercise is necessary for our body because it protects us from chest pain, rheumatism, flue and obesity.
Students must understand the harm of bad habits for our health and get rid of them. A lot of people can't go without alcohol, cigarettes or taking drugs. But it means serious illnesses and even death from lung cancer or liver diseases, blood pressure, for instance.
First and foremost, plan ahead your nutrition. Doctors strongly advice to have hearty breakfast and cut down the amount of starchy foods, we have to eat products high in fibre, protein and calcium. When students are dying of hunger they can eat ready meals or processed foods, but this kind of food are very dangerous. We should avoid eating it.
In addition it is recommended to watch TV less, avoid anxiety and observe daily routine. Certainly it's hard to follow all these recommendations, but every person have to choose between healthy life style and numerous illnesses.