The 10 Healthy Habits of People Who Have Never Been Ill
People divide into two groups: those who get sick several times a year and those who may catch a cold for a few days in the winter. To belong to the other group there are some important things you need to do
The 10 Healthy Habits of People Who Have Never Been Ill
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1. They drink lots of water
The well-known recommendation regarding drinking water speaks about eight glasses of water a day to meet the body's basic requirement. When we drink enough our body gets the fuel it needs to operate and can fight disease. When we do not drink enough (and most do not drink enough) we impair the functioning of most systems in the body, which is the last thing we lack in winter.
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2. They get flu vaccine in winter
Many people think flu is a minor illness, and unfortunately every year we come across cases of people getting rid of the flu. Even if you were vaccinated last year, it is important that you also vaccinate this year, as the vaccine is seasonal and each year the varieties are changing, and according to the World Health Organization wants to produce the vaccine that fits the strain of that year.
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3. They are old enough
Sometimes sleeping is just like a cure, and almost every person will testify. If you haven't believed it by now, researchers from Germany have just proved this year that sleep can sometimes be the best cure for complex medical conditions, thanks to the immune system's potential ability to work against pathogenic bacteria (pathogens) during it.
Inadequate sleep also affects your weight, mood, general feeling the next day and the whole, and can also promote the appearance of chronic diseases such as dementia. This winter try to sleep 8 hours a night - there is darkness outside anyway.
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4. They change their hand towels
How many times have you been told how important it is to wash your hands before eating, after you have been in the bathroom, or just in the middle of the day so that you do not get sick? Well, if you believe in some research from the last few years, towels are the most terrifying disease spreaders at home. Especially those in the kitchen, but not just them.
Laden with bacteria. Apparent innocent towels (Photo: shutterstock)
Bathroom towels hung in bathroom (Photo: ShutterStock)
The symptoms that can be caused by exposure to multiple bacteria and include skin infections, damage to the digestive system and other internal systems and infection with heat diseases.
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5. They do exercise
Sports have a crucial contribution to boosting your immune system - especially as we grow older. The immune system's fighting front has two prominent units: T cells and B. The production of these cells decreases with age and so does our body more vulnerable to external and internal threats.
Studies also show that moderate and vigorous exercise reduces the risk of upper respiratory tract infections, including colds.
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6. They spend time outdoors
Vitamin D is essential for maintaining a healthy immune system, protecting against viral diseases, protecting against cancer and maintaining strong bones. The main source of vitamin is the exposure of the body's skin to the sun, as it is absorbed through the skin. Although sunny Israel, most of the population has a severe vitamin deficiency, and is probably related to the modern lifestyle that includes long hours in the office, extensive use of sunscreen, and skin rubbing in the shower.
Get out. In winter. Bicycle trip in Austria (Photo: Ziv Reinstein)
Bike trip along the Danube in Austria (Photo: Ziv Reinstein, Ziv Reinstein)
The vitamin can be taken as a supplement, after blood tests and consultation, and in any case try to be exposed to strong sun for about ten minutes a day (by skin type) and at least 4 times a week.
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7. They spend time with friends
As the years pass and you grow older you realize not only the importance of family, but the importance of friends.
Studies have found that many times your friends are more important to your health than family. The findings showed that when people reported that their friendships were in crisis, they became more ill. When friendships were supportive and strong, people were healthier. Maybe it's the honesty and maybe the laughs in common, which is sure to leave some truthful friends along with you for life.
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8. They drink hot
Drinking plenty of water, hot drinks, traditional chicken broth and eating hot foods will help your body cope with winter illnesses and get stronger. They not only warm but also stimulate the bloodstream and stimulate the body. Treat yourself to tea with cinnamon, an interesting brew and even a cup of hot chocolate - just without the sugar.
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9. They eat healthy
Over the years, many studies have examined the effects that factors in our lives have on the functioning of the immune system and are now known to be affected by exercise, human age and even sleep hours, but mainly by our diet.
Soup is always a good idea. Mushroom soup (Photo: shutterstock)
Mushroom soup (Photo: ShutterStock)
Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts will help enrich the body with its essential building blocks, as they are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Foods that improve digestive and intestinal activity (where the immune system is based), such as yogurt but also orange vegetables such as sweet potato and pumpkin, are noted as an effective tool in the fight against various winter diseases.
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10. They think positively
We will not lie and tell you that life is perfect, but if you try to focus more on what is good and less on what is bad, you may live longer and live healthier and happier.
True, this is not simple advice in the winter when the dark hours come very early and the depression slowly creeps in, but try to focus on the half full cup, as our mental health has a huge impact on our physical health and phenomena like stress, or stress have a critical impact on our physical structure today and while few years.
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