20 simple tricks to health of every day


We are all trying to look better, live longer and radiate health. But for many of us it is difficult to force yourself to radically change your habitual way of life.

However, there are simple tricks that require minimum effort, time and cost, and are easy to turn into a habit.



Over time, this will make big changes in your health and well-being, and thus you will not feel like you went to some victims.

Useful health tips

1. Take a cold shower

A cool shower has a number of advantages. A cold shower once a day improves blood circulation, improves metabolism, tightens pores, improves immunity and helps to recover after intense exercise.

To get used to cold showers, you can try a contrast shower first, or to finish a cold shower the last few minutes.


2. Try fasting days

Intermittent fasting rids the body of toxins, helps to lose weight and even slow down aging.If the idea of eating nothing during the day, unbearable for you, try the 16:8 is a more acceptable approach to fasting. In this approach you eat normally up to 19 hours, and the next meal starting from 11 o'clock the next day. Besides, you are allowed to drink (water, tea, coffee).

If you want to lose weight avoid overeating after you stop fasting. Just start eating as usual. Initially it may be hunger, but eventually you get used to it.


3. Eat without distractions

Taking the food, many of us used to do something else. We had a snack, browsing social networks, or eat while watching your favourite series. At conscious food we are instead devoting all his attention to the meal: we understand when you're hungry and when you ate, watching their emotions, and also feel smell, taste and texture of food.

The first step to conscious eating is to remove everything that distracts you during the meal. Turn off the TV, put down the phone and pay full attention to what you eat.


4. Breathe with your belly


The breath is what many of us consider skill, which doesn't need to learn. However, many of us are accustomed to shallow breathing, inhaling enough air to sustain life. At the same time, deeper diaphragmatic breathing for 5-10 minutes a day can help to lower blood pressure, slow the aging process, improve concentration and sleep quality.

Lie on your back, close your eyes, think about something good and try to breathe with your belly. You can put some object – a book or a small dumbbell on your abdomen to better feel the breathing.


5. Brush your teeth with coconut oil

Coconut oil has become very popular due to a number of their useful properties. In addition to the wonderful properties of moisturizing and softening, coconut oil can be used as a tooth paste either in pure form or in mixtures with baking soda.

Coconut oil has antibacterial and bleaching properties, and it does not contain a lot of chemicals, foaming additives and artificial flavourings that normally is in toothpaste.


6. Eat dark chocolate

Studies have shown that daily consumption of 45 grams of dark chocolate good for the heart, brain and overall health.

Of course, it is worth mentioning that you should choose dark chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 70 percent, as cocoa has useful properties.

 7. Change the position of the body

If you all day sitting or standing at the table, perhaps you know the feeling of chronic stiffness or even pain in the lower back, neck, shoulders, and legs. Our body is programmed to move, and therefore begins to transmit signals for hours of immobility.

Change your body position every 20 minutes. Stand up, stand on one leg, sit in a chair, sit on the floor cross-legged, and then, having straightened them, sit on your knees, on your feet, stand up and stretch.

If the job doesn't of this magnitude, try to fidget as often as you can and leave the rest of the poses for at home, when you used to sit in a chair or on the couch.

Tips to promote health

8. Look into the distance


When you look at short distances, the ciliary muscles in your eyes are reduced. Eventually these muscles get tired, what causes stress and headache.

When you look into the distance, the ciliary muscles of the eye relax. As we evolved as hunters and gatherers, our muscles are most relaxed, when we use vision over long distances.

Make it a habit every 20 minutes of computer use, phone, books, TV etc. to take a 20 second break to look away.


9. Use the rule of "no technology"

Most of us suffer in varying degrees from technological dependence, which contributes to stress, depression, and sleep disorders.

For a few hours a day make it a rule to defer all electronic devices and play a game, read a book, cook something, go drink a Cup of coffee, a walk in the Park or talk with loved ones. You will be surprised how relaxed and free you will feel.


10. Drink coffee

Recent studies speak in favor of coffee, but we are talking about black coffee without sugar, milk and cream.

Coffee reduces cancer risk, improves concentration and protects against Alzheimer's disease, but should limit coffee consumption to 3-5 cups a day.


11. Make a scrub with sea salt

Sea water contains almost the same concentration of minerals and nutrients, and water in our body. Sea salt is a natural remedy for the protection and restoration of our body and skin.

Unlike sea salt from the usual is in the mineral composition. Sea salt is rich in magnesium, calcium, sodium and potassium, which are important for skin health. Perhaps you've noticed how to change your skin after a holiday at sea. Periodically, do a body scrub with sea salt, adding a little oil and rubbing it into the skin.


12. Enjoy a conscious moment


Perhaps you have heard about the benefits of meditation, but if you do not like this practice, or you don't do it all the time, just try to devote some time to awareness.

Choose a routine task where your mind starts to wander: brush teeth, walk to the bus stop, washing dishes, drying your hair or taking a shower.

During these sessions, try to use all of your senses, noticing how sparkling soap bubbles on the dishes, or listening to the sound of the dryer, feeling the feet touch the floor. If you are starting to think about work or my plans, gently return to their daily activities.


13. Learn something new

Communication between nerve cells in our brain able to multiply and become stronger with age, but only if you constantly feed them new information.

Strive to learn something new, e.g. a new language or programming. Now you can find a lot of programs of training online, so make your brain work.

 14. Walk every hour

The human brain cannot concentrate continuously for a long period of time and our body is not designed to be a day to sit.

According to the study, most productive, actively to concentrate for 52 minutes and then rest for 17 minutes. Use these 17 moments to walk through. This not only prevents the harmful effects of prolonged sitting, but also improves blood circulation to the brain, which promotes creative thinking and problem-solving.


15. Clear heels

Of course, on the heels looks very attractive, and they can not do without when you are wearing evening dress.

But it is not necessary to wear heels every day, given the harm that they cause to the feet, knees and back. The flat shoes are much more benefits and you can go much longer

 16. Stop eating before you are sated


Most people overeat to discomfort and regret, because the human stomach can stretch. However, overeating leads to excess weight and digestive problems.

Want to feel the lightness and energy after a meal? When you start eating, try to evaluate how hungry you are on a scale from 0 (very hungry) to 10 (bereisa), and set aside the Cutlery when you have reached 7. Cover the bowl with a napkin, slide it and say to yourself, "I am full!".


17. Eat or drink fermented foods

In the modern diet is lacking in natural sources of probiotics. Probiotics are living beneficial bacteria that support healthy digestion. To fermented foods include natural yogurt, sauerkraut, soy sauce and other fermented products.


18. Do a 10 minute intense workout

It used to be that to get results you have to train at least 1 hour. High-intensity exercise lasting 10 minutes during which your heart rate is in the right area, can be as effective as a regular hour workout.


19. Rasstavaytes and perform a massage for 10 minutes

If you sit all day at a computer or driving a car, over time you may experience feelings of stress and pain.

But you can avoid back pain, headaches and stiffness, making daily self-massage and stretching. You can do self-massage, rolling massage cushion, exercise ball or sealed together by tennis balls. These simple devices improve circulation and smooth the clips in the muscles and connective tissues, reducing pain and improving posture.


20. Drink water with lemon


There is ample evidence that the daily consumption of water with the juice of half a lemon is the best way to Wake up.

Lemons are rich in vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants that increase energy level, reduce inflammation, improve immune system, cleanse the skin and help digestion. However, there is one thing: acid in the lemon can negatively affect tooth enamel. So you should dilute lemon juice with water.


P. S. And remember, only by changing their consumption — together we change the world! ©

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