Question and answer
How can you optimize your physical health?
Optimize Your Health and Happiness Staying healthy mentally and physically isn't simply a matter of good genes. It's a proactive project that lasts your entire life. [ Like a finely tuned machine, your body needs preventive maintenance. Experts offer the following suggestions to help you keep your body and mind running like a well-oiled machine. Use the right fuel To stay healthy over the
long run, tune up your diet. Every day, you have numerous opportunities to give your body good nutrition for preventive maintenance. Follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Choose My Plate plan, sticking to a low-fat diet and eating plenty of fruits and vegetables to reduce your risk of obesity, heart disease and cancer. Rev your engine In short, exercise helps keep you younger longer. But you don't have to join a health club to reap these benefits. Even walking for 30 to 60 minutes most days of the week at a brisk pace can boost your heart rate and help keep your joints limber. Need more motivation? Research indicates that in addition to lowering your risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, and some types of cancers, exercise decreases the incidence of depression. Tune up your social life All told, happiness produces endorphins, which are feel-good chemicals in your brain that reduce stress. In turn, having less stress reduces the potential for physical and mental illnesses. Don't shift into neutral Finally, if you're diagnosed with a chronic illness, continue to be proactive so you can function normally for as long as possible. If you develop arthritis, for instance, take up swimming. If you develop diabetes, learn how to manage your condition properly. The point? In most cases, you can help yourself feel better. Taking control of your life and optimizing your health in turn will make you feel better. ]
Expert answered|listen1719|Points 0|
Question
Asked 9/19/2013 10:58:59 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
18,057,530 questions answered
Popular Conversations
How would you rewrite the equation 2x + 4y + 2 = 3y + 5 in general ...
Weegy: FOIL (First Outside Inside Last) = 2x(2x) + 2x(-3y) + (-3y)(2x) + (-3y)(-3y) = 4x^2 + (-6xy) + (-6xy) + ...
10/30/2014 6:28:25 PM| 4 Answers
Solve the following equation. x + 6 = x + x 2 6 14 72 User: ...
Weegy: I'm sorry, do you have a question I can help you with today? User: Solve for A. BA + C = D A = D - B - C A ...
10/30/2014 9:06:00 AM| 3 Answers
What is the slope of the line that has the equation 4x + 2y = 12?
Weegy: The slope of the line that has the equation 4x + 2y = 12 is -2. User: What is the y-intercept of the line ...
10/30/2014 6:21:18 PM| 3 Answers
Prior to the Seventeenth Amendment, who chose the members of the US ...
Weegy: Prior to the Seventeenth Amendment, State legislatures chose the members of the US Senate. User: Prior to ...
10/30/2014 7:05:25 AM| 2 Answers
In a plane, if two lines are perpendicular to the same line, then ...
Weegy: Two lines parallel to the same plane are parallel to each other. TRUE. User: Congruent triangles are any two ...
10/30/2014 8:12:29 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 3275 [Total 15650]| Ratings 0| Comments 3275| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 2089 [Total 11570]| Ratings 5| Comments 2039| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 1114 [Total 13343]| Ratings 1| Comments 1104| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 882 [Total 2281]| Ratings 0| Comments 882| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 673 [Total 674]| Ratings 7| Comments 603| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 565 [Total 6359]| Ratings 3| Comments 535| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 464 [Total 464]| Ratings 1| Comments 454| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 79 [Total 1296]| Ratings 1| Comments 69| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
Points 65 [Total 683]| Ratings 0| Comments 65| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.