Try one meat-free day a week
While a recent Alive! survey revealed that 89 per cent of UK adults struggle to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables in their diet every day, have you ever thought about taking a break from red meat? You’ll find you automatically include more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, all bringing great health benefits.
You don’t have to take the drastic measure of cutting it out entirely. You could start small, such as opting for one meat-less day a week and this could reap many health benefits.
Take up swimming
Swimming is a great exercise for staying healthy. It can keep your stomach trim and work wonders for your mental wellbeing. Furthermore, there’s been a massive rise in people taking up open water swimming, providing even greater health benefits, especially to mental wellbeing. Swimming can:
Add berries to your diet
When it comes to health benefits, berries have a fantastic reputation. Their wonderful colour ensures that berries are loaded with antioxidant compounds, specifically resveratrol and flavonoids. Make sure you include them regularly in your diet.
However, one berry, namely elderberry, has the edge when it comes to fighting upper respiratory tract infections. Black Elderberry can be found in Nature’s Way Sambucus Immune Support Gummies.
Walk your way to better health
UK Chief Medical Officers say that adults should do at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity, like walking, every week.
Make sure you’re getting plenty of iron
Iron plays an important role in producing red blood cells, which carry oxygen around the body. A lack of iron can lead to iron deficiency anaemia which can cause tiredness, shortness of breath, and a pale complexion.
You can get iron from a range of foods, including:
Bridge those nutrient gaps
Read why you may not be meeting your nutritional needs here.
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