If you feel like you want to establish healthier habits, you’re in the right place! It can be really difficult to know where to begin when it comes to becoming healthier, so we are introducing some really simple changes you can make without having to make big sacrifices, but they will make you feel healthier. Making these changes are a great place to start that you can then build on, so get ready to feel happier and healthier!
Swap To Brown Carbohydrates
Our first tip to help you feel healthier is to swap your white carbohydrates to brown. Swap your white bread, rice and pasta for brown alternatives thay are higher in fiber, magnesium and lots of other nutrients that you miss out on when eating white carbs. You should find that you have much more energy, they cost about the same as white carbs and many people actually prefer the taste! Give these a go and you won’t regret it.
Eat Fruit With Breakfast
Continuing with the diet tips, you should eat more fruit with breakfast. Fruit is one of the best things you can eat at the start of the day, as it gives you energy and fills your body with nutrients. If you have porridge or cereal for breakfast, add a sprinkling of berries or some chopped banana to start your day right.
If you usually don’t eat breakfast as you don’t feel hungry in the morning, you should try making smoothies! This is such a good tip as you can have a really nutrient-dense meal first thing in the morning without having to eat a large meal. Having a balanced meal early on in the day will set you up right for the rest of the day to continue with your healthy habits.
Aim for 5,000 Steps A Day
Next up, you should aim for 5,000 steps a day. Many people say that you should be doing 10,000 steps a day to be the healthiest version of yourself, but for many people, this simply isn’t realistic. So, a great starting point is to aim for 5,000 steps a day, or around 2 miles. Walking more helps you to maintain a healthy weight, lose body fat, protect your mental health and also decrease your risk of serious illnesses like heart disease and stroke.
Being active is really important and starting walking is a great way to do it. Get yourself a new womens gymwear outfit to get motivated and then get started! To do this, go for a walk before work or on your lunch break, to clear your head and to get you feeling energised for the day ahead. Wherever you go in the day, park a bit further away and walk to get your steps in. If you get public transport, get off a few stops early and walk the rest. Over the weekend, if you can walk to the shops or to a restaurant, do that!