Prevention of ailments does not only require regular health check-ups, but lifestyle management on of your daily routine is also a key to maintain good health

Here are some tips to keep yourself healthy.

Firstly, the heart needs to be healthy. The body cannot function without the heart and therefore we need to work towards keeping our heart healthy.

This can be done by eating healthy food and exercising regularly.

In order to avoid heart disease one should:

  • Avoid smoking and alcohol- smoking narrows the blood vessels and makes it difficult for the heart to function and drinking increases blood pressure which is bad for the heart.
  • Eat healthy food- foods such as garlic, ginger etc. help prevent heart disease. Fish is very good for the heart. One should avoid food containing high levels of cholesterol or trans-fat.
  • Exercise regularly- it is necessary to exercise and maintain oneís weight in order to keep oneís heart healthy. A minimum of half an hourís exercise should be done daily. Running, jogging or brisk walking are good options.

Good health does not only mean being free from diseases;

Having bad skin, hair, nails, having fatigue and breathing problems is also indicative of bad health.

In order to keep the hair and skin healthy, one should:

  • Eat lots of fruits of various kinds such as blueberries, kiwi, pomegranate, peaches etc.
  • Eat green leafy vegetables. These are rich in calcium, iron, potassium etc. which is good for hair and skin
  • Eat sea food. Sea food contains vitamins and minerals essential for good skin and hair. Fish oil is also good for the eyes.

More often than not, people tend to avoid dental hygiene. Oral health is very important and one should work towards it.

In order to have good dental hygiene, one should:

  • Floss regularly- this prevents accumulation of food between teeth and therefore prevents cavities.
  • Rinse their mouth regularly- this prevents infections in the mouth and prevents accumulation of plaque.
  • Chew sugar-free gum- if one is chewing gum, it is better for the teeth to chew sugar-free gum.

Best practices maintained for preventive healthcare has a major impact in managing your overall wellbeing. Log on to for details on how to enroll yourself and your family in a Preventive Healthcare program.