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5 Easy Tips To Improve Your Overall Health

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5 Easy Tips To Improve Your Overall Health


You consume a sufficient amount of veggies and lean protein and you engage in regular physical activity.

Why would you need to make any lifestyle changes to improve your overall health?


The truth is that good health is incredibly complex. There are numerous small changes you can make to improve your overall health.  These tips can help you to live longer and with more energy, focus, and happiness in your life.

Improve Your Overall Health



These lifestyle adjustments can have a significant impact on your overall health.

Eat Slower


The rate at which you consume food has an impact on how much you consume. Additionally, it impacts your likelihood of gaining weight. In fact, research comparing different eating speeds has found that fast eaters are significantly more likely than slow eaters to consume significantly more calories and to have a higher body mass index (BMI).

Hormones are in charge of controlling your appetite, how much you eat, and how satisfied you feel after eating. Hormones communicate with your brain to determine whether you are hungry or full. However, it takes approximately 20 minutes for these messages to reach your brain. Therefore, eating more slowly may offer your brain the extra time it requires to register that you’re satisfied.

Take Supplements


There is a wide variety of supplements on the market. While it is always better to get as many as possible from a balanced and varied diet, it isn’t always possible for many reasons. Plus, if you are working out, you will likely be looking for supplements to help support your goals and reach your targets. Check out Steel Supplements to see how you can add supplements to your diet.



Vegetable Hash Fried Eggs
Vegetable Hash Fried Eggs

Eat Eggs


Eggs are extremely nutritious, especially when eaten first thing in the morning. Their high-quality protein content and several critical elements, like choline that individuals typically do not receive enough of, are two of their most appealing qualities.

Several studies have compared various types of calorie-matched meals, and eggs consistently come out on top.

Eating eggs first thing in the morning helps you feel more satisfied. People have been observed to consume fewer calories at subsequent meals as a result of this. If you want to lose weight, it can be highly beneficial.

Drink Water


Keep in mind that it is impossible to stress the importance of staying well hydrated.

Proper hydration can give you more energy, improved skin, and possibly even weight loss benefits.


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Eat Your Fruit


Fruits are high in water content, fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, among other nutrients. Several studies have consistently found that consuming fruit lowers the chance of developing various health issues, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Because fruits include fiber and a variety of plant chemicals, their natural sugars are normally metabolized extremely slowly and do not produce significant rises in blood sugar levels when consumed in large quantities.


Feta & Watermelon Salad
Feta & Watermelon Salad


Fruit juices, on the other hand, are exempt from this rule.

Many fruit juices aren’t even prepared from fresh fruit but rather from concentrates and added sugar. Some variants may even have as much sugar as a sugary soft drink, depending on the variety.

The fiber and chewing resistance given by whole fruits are absent from even the purest fruit juice. As a result, fruit juice is far more likely to cause a spike in your blood sugar levels, causing you to consume far more than you should in a single sitting.

The moral of the story being to eat more fruit.


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Naturally Yours,
Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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18 thoughts on “5 Easy Tips To Improve Your Overall Health”

  1. The tip about eating slower is a great one and I should start using it. I tend to eat really fast. Getting our fruit and veggies is important too.

  2. I’ve been making a real effort lately to slow down and taste my food. My husband inhales his, while I do my best to be mindful. He pointed out to me lately that when we’re out to eat he’s always done at least 10 minutes or more before me.

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.