Are you conscious about your health? If so you should always update what you know about human health. Having up to date knowledge will help you have a better understanding of how to treat diseases.
Today we will give you a few health facts that’ll be useful for you as you start your plans and activities in the year 2020.
There is no known proof that medicines can make you get your abs faster
People nowadays especially those who strive to achieve wonderful looking abs take supplements to make the job faster and easier. However, there is no known study that targeted fat burn actually works.
Therefore supplements that claim to burn fats specifically in the abdomen may not actually work. Spot reduction is still facing a lot of debates among the scientific community because the body burns fats in its own way.
Typically fat in the limbs is burned first before fat in the abdomen. This is why if you plan to successfully achieve those abs, try to ditch those supplements and rely on a full workout instead.
Natural is Better than Factory Processed Skin Care Products
Beauty products made by factories are very popular for skincare nowadays. However, they have been processed and are mixed with a few chemicals which may irritate your skin. This is why if you are up to the task, you can make skincare products all by yourself. Chamomile, peppermint, garlic, and many other herbs can be used to nourish your skin. They are safer to use and will have better effects.
Unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity are the leading global risks to health
If you think that the changing condition of the environment or depression and stress are the number one enemy of health. Then you are wrong. According to the world health organization, unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity is the leading cause for humans to suffer from various health problems.
People cannot refrain from fast food due to busy schedules and besides fast food are cheaper and more delicious than cooked meals in a restaurant. Also aside from going to the gym, most people enjoy doing nothing. The resulting unhealthy lifestyle due to busy schedules and laziness to move around makes people vulnerable to various diseases.
Reducing Salt Helps Prevent Stroke
Reducing your salt intake to less than 5g per day will help you prevent stroke. Studies show that people who have lesser salt intake are less likely to suffer from stroke compared to those whose salt intake is high. Reducing salt intake also helps prevent hypertension and heart disease. This is why if you want to live longer try to tone down your cravings for salty foods.
Lack of sleep leads to depression and stress
Nowadays people fail to recognize the importance of good quality sleep. Lack of sleep is a topic that has been taken for granted by many people due to their busy schedules. Mood changes and irritability is not only associated with mental disorders but also with the lack of sleep.
This, in turn, makes a sleepless person easily become depressed or stressed. This results in unproductive performance at work or at school. This being said, if you want to get ahead of others, you should remember to sleep well and give your body the rest it deserves.
Owning a dog will help you to become healthier
Dogs are not only good companions but they can help you boost your health. Dogs will help you feel more motivated to move around. They will also help you fight stress, depression, and aging.
Furthermore dogs help you to condition your heart and make it more resilient to heart-related illnesses. This is probably why in Asia, some clinics and hospitals feature dogs as a form of therapy for their patients.
Exercising outdoors is better than doing it at the gym
People now prefer to do exercises at the gym. Gyms have the right equipment and tools, apart from instructors, for people to do exercises effectively. However, studies show that doing exercises under the heat of the sun is better than doing it indoors. The sun’s heat help to provide nourishment to the bone and brings many other health benefits. This is why you should only consider using treadmills when it is raining, and go jogging instead when the weather is good.
The health facts mentioned here are only a few of many others. Your health is important and knowing a few health facts will help you revamp the way you build it. Stay healthy for the year 2020 and let your endeavors be as great as your health.