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Winter Wellness: Tips for Staying Healthy

Winter Wellness: Tips for Staying Healthy

Winter can be tough on your health. The dry air might leave you dehydrated, and the lack of sunlight can cause a drop in Vitamin D, leading to a gloomy mood. Additionally, the cold and dry conditions make it easier for viruses like the flu to spread.

5 Rituals To Do Halfway Through Winter

Boost Your Immune System 

Supporting your immune system is crucial for fighting off infections. Ensure you consume a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Include immune-boosting foods like citrus fruits, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and yogurt. Adequate sleep, stress management, and regular physical activity also play a significant role in maintaining a strong immune system.

Stay Active

Regular exercise offers numerous benefits, as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Exercise can help you:

1. Control your weight
2. Lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome
3. Strengthen bones and muscles
4. Enhance mental health and mood

Winter is an ideal time to start reaping these benefits, which will also prepare you to enjoy the warmer months ahead. Choose activities you enjoy, such as joining a supportive gym or taking walks with a friend when the weather permits.

Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise most days of the week.

Add Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet

Including Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet is beneficial for several reasons. They have been shown to alleviate depression, particularly helpful during winter when shorter days and reduced sunlight can affect mood. Omega-3s also help reduce joint pain and stiffness and improve skin health, a welcome benefit during the harsh, skin-drying winter months.

Sleeping Well

Proper sleep (eight hours for an adult) can help keep the body’s immune system healthy and fight off colds. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and cigarettes as these substances can affect the quality of your sleep. Regular, moderate exercise, relaxation techniques and establishing a regular sleep routine may help to promote improved sleep.

Eat well

The chilly winter weather may make you want to reach for comfort foods, and there are ways to do this and keep up with your nutrients, too.

Eating a healthy balanced diet that includes a variety of foods and at least five portions of fruit and vegetables per day will keep your immune system strong, and help it fight viruses. Ensure your diet includes a host of good fats, proteins, fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and carbohydrates to nourish you.

To ensure your well-being, make sure to order your high-nutrient, sumptuous meals at Wholistically Healthy

Take proactive steps now to feel your best all year round! Indulge in this week's nutritious and delectable meal offerings.

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