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Many of us, when we think of weight loss, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle: “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” Think of your body as your physical shell to take you through life. These are 15 Tips to Live a Healthier Life :)

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  • 1. Healthy Lifestyle Presented by: Mai El Hadidy B.SC. In Pharmaceutical Science,2010 Trainee at ITI Intake 33 User Interface

2. Many of us, when we think of weight loss, exercise and living a healthy lifestyle:The only way to keep your health is to eat what you dont want, drink what you dontlike, and do what youd rather not. 3. Do you know?!!Shocking over 65% of Americans are either obese or overweight. 4. How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? 5. Think ! of your body as your physical shell to take you through life. 6. Life is beautiful 7. Good Health Isnt just about healthy eating and exercise It also includes having a positive mental health, healthy self-image and a healthy lifestyle. 8. 15 Tips To Live A Healthier Life 9. Tip #1: Drink More Water 10. 1. Stay Slimmer With Water 11. 1. Stay Slimmer With Water Helps you feel full. Replace calorie-filled beverages with water. Drink a glass before meals to help you feel fuller. Helps amp up metabolism - especially if your glass is icy cold. 12. 2. Water Boosts Your Energy 13. Dehydration makes you feel tired. Water help your heart pump your blood more effectively. Water helps blood transport oxygen and other essential nutrients to your cells.2. Water Boosts Your Energy 14. 3. Lower Stress With Water 15. 3. Lower Stress With Water If you're dehydrated, your body and your mind are stressed. To keep stress levels down: Keep a glass of water at your desk . Or carry a bottle bottle and drink regularly. 16. 4. Build Muscle Tone With Water 17. 4. Build Muscle Tone With Water Drinking water helps prevent muscle cramping and lubricates joints in the body. When you're well hydrated, you can exercise longer and stronger. 18. Are You Drinking Enough Water? 19. Are You Drinking Enough Water? Most of us get enough to drink by letting their thirst guide them. The exact amount you need depends on your size, level of activity, the weather, and your general health. 20. Tip #2: Eat More Fruits & Vegetables 21. 1. Eat More Fruit Guilt-Free Apples, oranges, and other fruits have fewer calories for a larger portion. And they keep you feeling full longer. 22. 2. Pick Bright Colored Foods. High in Anti-oxidants White (Bananas, Mushrooms) Yellow (Pineapples, Mango) Orange (Orange) Red (Apple, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelon) Green (Guava, Avocados, Cucumber) 23. Fill your palate with these 10 most nutritious fruits: Watermelon Apricots Avocado Apple Cantaloupe Grapefruit Kiwi Mango Guava Strawberries 24. Do you know that oranges offer more health benefits than Vitamin C pills? 25. Kiwi 70 calories Great source of potassium and fibers Twice the vitamin C of an orange 26. Mango Packed with antioxidant, vitamins A and C, potassium and fibers 27. Guava Excellent source of vitamin C Also containing vitamin A, fiber, potassium and phosphorus. 28. 3. Look for Water-Rich Foods 29. 3. Look for Water-Rich Foods Try swapping out dry foods with waterrich ones to feel fuller. For example, a whole, juicy tomato has the same calories as five dry pretzel sticks. 30. 4. Try Beans, Peas, and Lentils 31. 4. Try Beans, Peas, and Lentils Packed with powerful nutrients and energy for growing bodies. Have similar amounts of protein as meat but less fat. Their high fiber content can also makes you feel full. 32. 5. Delicious Calcium-Rich Dishes. Sardines may be small, but they're big fish when it comes to calcium, heart-healthy fats, and robust flavor. Sardines (3 oz.): 325 mg calciumGrilled Sardines 33. 5. Delicious Calcium-Rich Dishes. The olive-green leaves have some calcium, and dipping them in non-fat Greek yogurt boosts the total. Six stuffed leaves with 1/4 cup of yogurt sauce add up to 147 mg of calcium about 15% of what you need in a day.Stuffed Grape Leaves 34. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Complex Carbs Prompt the brain to make more serotonin. Includes whole-grain breakfast cereals, breads, and pastas. Also help you feel balanced by stabilizing blood sugar levels. 35. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Low-fat Carbs Carbohydrates raise the level of serotonin in your brain. Low-fat carbs such as popcorn, a baked potato. 36. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Orange Oranges make the list for their wealth of vitamin C. Studies suggest this vitamin can curb levels of stress hormones while strengthening the immune system. 37. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Spinach Too little magnesium may trigger headaches and fatigue, compounding the effects of stress. One cup of spinach goes a long way toward replenishing magnesium stores. 38. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Black Tea Helps you recover from stressful events more quickly The tea drinkers reported feeling calmer and had lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol after stressful situations. 39. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Pistachios Eating a handful of pistachios every day may help lower your cholesterol, and help protect you against the effects of stress. Don't overdo it, though: Nuts are rich in calories. 40. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Almonds Contains vitamin E, B vitamins, which may make you more resilient during bouts of stress such as depression. To get the benefits, snack on a quarter of a cup every day. 41. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Raw Veggies Crunchy raw vegetables can help ease stress in a purely mechanical way. Carrot sticks helps release a clenched jaw, and that can ward off tension. 42. 6. Stress-Reducing Foods Milk Bedtime stressbuster is the timehonored glass of warm milk. Research shows that calcium eases anxiety and mood swings. Recommended skim or low-fat milk. 43. Tip #3: Cut Down on Processed Food 44. Tip #4: Avoid Trigger Foods 45. Tip #5: Eat Small Meals 46. Tip #6: Stop Eating When You Feel Full 47. Tip #7: Say No To Oily Food 48. Tip #8: Cut Out Sugary Foods 49. Tip #9: Cut out soda and caffeine 50. Tip #10: Go for low calorie, low fat alternatives 51. Tip #11: Get Enough Sleep 52. Tip #11: Get Enough Sleep 53. Tip #12: Meditate 54. Tip #12: Meditate 55. Tip #13: Exercise 56. Tip #13: Exercise 57. Tip #14: Pick Exercises You Enjoy 58. Tip #14: Pick Exercises You Enjoy 59. Tip #15: Purge Negativity From Yourself 60. Tip #15: Purge Negativity From Yourself 61. References http://summertomato.com/great-thinkers-10inspiring-quotes-for-healthy-living/ http://personalexcellence.co/blog/healthy-living/ http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthy-water9/slideshow-water-health http://www.webmd.com/diet/ss/slideshow-dietfor-stress-management http://www.webmd.com/foodrecipes/ss/slideshow-gourmet-calcium 62. Thanks