OSHCstudents- Staying healthy in Australia, like anywhere else, involves a combination of adopting a healthy lifestyle, and accessing quality healthcare. Here are some healthy tips you should consider when living in Australia.
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Get adequate sleep
Aim to get 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night. Avoid binge-watching shows late at night and keep your bedroom cool, dark, and quiet to promote better sleep. The melatonin production has always been taken for granted. Melatonin is an enzyme with anti-oxidant properties, which is produced by the body from 9:30 p.m. onwards and subsides at around 4 a.m. This is the time when the cells undergo repair work at their best. The perfect time to rest and allow the body to heal.
Eat a balanced diet
Choose foods that are high in fiber, protein, and vitamins. Avoid processed and sugary foods. Incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, and try to limit your intake of saturated fats.
Aim for 30 minutes of exercise per day, such as walking, running, biking, or swimming. Try to add in some strength training exercises such as weight lifting or bodyweight exercises.
Drink plenty of water
Staying adequately hydrated is important for your overall health. Aim for 6-8 glasses of water per day. You can also drink herbal teas and other non-caffeinated beverages.
Take time for yourself and make sure to practice stress-relieving activities such as yoga or meditation. Make sure to take breaks from work and technology throughout the day.
Get regular check-ups
Make sure to get regular physicals and screenings to catch any health issues early.
Stay positive throughout the day.
This will help keep oxygen levels high, consequently keeping the body cells healthy because cells would die off when there is a lack of it. On the same note, oxygen is necessary for detoxification to take place.
The above might seem daunting to most people. The key is to begin small steps but with consistency.
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