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SELF CARE

Healthy Lifestyle includes: eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and unsaturated fatty acids, and low in sugary drinks, trans fats, and sodium. Going Vegan is a good option too.
No Smoking
At least 7 hours of moderate-to vigorous physical activity each week. i.e, one hour a day
Limiting alcohol consumption to one drink a day, equivalent to a single serving of Beer
Healthy body mass index (BMI) in the range of 18.0 to 24.0.

A Healthy Body & Mind are a good place to start. Thoughts and emotions influence health in many ways. Stress is likely to make Blood Pressure spike. Depression may lower tolerance for pain, making pain feel worse. Loneliness now appears to be a cause of premature death.  Hence Exercise, fostering Creativity, embracing Human connections, following a Healthy Diet, focusing on the Positive, and Meditation ought to be a Goal for One and All.

Author
Paddy Kalish OD, JD and B.Arch

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