It’s an irrefutable fact that the changing season offers welcome respite from the summer heat, but that in no way means you throw all caution to wind while enjoying the cool breeze. Here are a few things you must keep in mind to enjoy the changing season to the utmost without falling ill :
It’s normal not to feel thirsty during winters, but that doesn’t mean you can totally forgo water. Winters can dehydrate you just like summers. Drink water at regular intervals to detoxify and moisturize the skin. It can control any seasonal sickness and replace lost fluids.
DON’T DITCH EXERCISE
As the temperatures plummet, most of us come up with several excuses to ditch exercise. If you don’t feel like waking up early, switch to an afternoon or evening schedule. Going to the gym isn’t the only way to exercise. Exercising indoors is another good way to keep it going during the winter. Climbing the stairs is another great workout.
In order to get up feeling fresh, sleep early and uninterrupted. If you’re not getting enough sleep, your body is vulnerable to illness. Before you go off to sleep, be sure to turn off the lights, TV and phone.
Whether it’s summer or winter, it’s good to include green vegetables in your diet to boost your immunity. Start your day on a healthy note and try to stick to healthy food options. However, no matter what, don’t starve yourself to avoid overeating. Consume fresh fruits and vegetables and try to eat within short intervals to give your body time to digest the food.
SOAK IN THE SUN
Sitting in the warmth of your cosy bed is no doubt a tempting idea, but it’s important to get some sunshine, especially during the winters. Vitamin D is also very important for bone health and maintaining optimal levels boosts immunity. Sitting out in the sun during winters is a good idea, but make sure to apply a generous layer of sunscreen else you may suffer from sunburns.
You may be health conscious all around the year, but the changing season can make anyone fall ill. With the winter chill already here, these steps will help you stay ahead of others and minimize your chances of falling ill.