One in five people resolve to lose weight or get healthier every January. Several additional New Year’s resolutions can also prolong your life, so consider adding them to your resolution list this year.
Vitamins help with Illness Prevention
doses of Vitamin D - followed with 15 minutes of sun exposure (to
activate the Vitamin D), Multi-vitamins, Zinc (with Amino acids to help
Eat Fewer Calories
Food fuels your
body, but when you eat fewer calories, you lose weight and reduce your
risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Choose a
smaller plate, chew each bite carefully and stop eating when you start
to feel full to eat fewer calories and prolong your life.
Add Brain Foods to Your Diet
Certain foods help your brain and body function properly. Plan to add
these brain foods to your diet as you live a healthier lifestyle this
Meditation reduces stress and anxiety, improves your mood and boosts
your brain’s grey matter, which helps to regulate your sensory
perception, muscle control, decision making and self-control. Listen to a
meditative CD or simply sit still and relax as you add this practice to
your daily routine and gain its benefits.
Learn Something New
When you learn a new skill, you stretch your brain and improve your
memory. Resolve to take a college class, learn to edit photos or watch
TED talks that enrich your life and your brain with new thoughts, ideas
Move Every Day
Regular movement helps you
stay fit, improves your overall body function and reduces stress and
depression. As a bonus, moving outdoors in nature could lower your blood
pressure and boost your immunity. Whether you take a walk, sign up for a
dance class or join a sports team, aim to move at least 10,000 steps
per day and live longer.
Start a New Hobby
like gardening, cooking and reading improve your quality of life. Many
hobbies also reduce your stress levels, improve your focus and boost
your brainpower. Start a hobby or two, and you increase your enjoyment
of life and life expectancy this year.
helps kids develop properly and learn essential skills, and play gives
adults important benefits, too. Relax your body and stimulate your mind
when you put together up a jigsaw puzzle, join a bowling league, shoot
hoops during work breaks and play more in 2018.
Get a Physical
During your annual physical, you and your doctor review your current
health and address any ongoing health issues. Prioritize this visit to
stay healthy now and into the future.
Resolve to live longer thanks to these resolutions. They improve your life and your health.