DIET & HEALTH

How to Break Bad Habits

Bad habits like smoking, overeating, drinking & leading a stressful & unproductive life affect your health and your longevity. I know very well breaking your bad habits is not an easy task, but you have to do it. Thinking about my past life when I was at an edge to become a chain smoker but I realized it is not suitable for me and do whatever I could do to avoid smoking because I need good health to live a healthy life with my loved one. Exercise & workouts helped me to achieve my goal.

Today, I’ll talk about some of your bad habits & how you can skip them;

  1. Avoid Overeating Fast Foods & Restaurants Meals

A steady diet of fries and double cheeseburger washed down with oversized sodas can cause a growing waistline and increasing risks of health issues such as diabetes and heart disease that come with it. Trans fats in restaurant meals & fast foods increase LDL cholesterol & triglycerides that enhance inflammation & lead to blockage in blood vessels.

How to Break It:

  • Avoid fried foods & restaurants sugary or salty foods
  • If you have a massive craze for them, then use salad with a minimum quantity of it
  • Replace sodas & milkshakes with water
  • Try the exercise & workouts to keep you fit like; weight training, yoga, cycling walking, jogging & weight lifting to burn unwanted fats from your body & lose weight.
  • Change the Behavior That Leaves You worried, stressed & angry

 

  1. Try to avoid unhealthy lifestyle

Unhappy lifestyles release a maximum number of stress hormones that enhance the blood sugar and blood pressure along with lowering slow digestion & lower immunity. It makes you feel downright mean & depressed. Girls overeat chocolate & other food to uplift their moods that leads to an increased chance of obesity.

How to Break It:

  • A regained sense of control and joy is worth its weight in gold and also improves physical health.
  • Among the most proven stress-relieving exercise or techniques are meditation, deep breathing, light exercise & yoga.
  • Avoid Drinking Too Much Alcohol

 

  1. Try to avoid drinking alcohol

If you consume too much alcohol daily, it can be poison for you. Women who regularly drink two or more pegs & men who frequently down three or more are at a higher risk at certain cancers such as liver or mouth, liver damage & depression.

How to Break It:

  • Only drink for flavor and avoid over consumption
  • Do regular exercise & do workouts in the gym; they will improve your stamina of living without drinking.

 

  1. Leave the Smoking Cigarettes

Smoking is very harmful to your health as it is the leading cause of 30 % cancer deaths, 30 % heart disease deaths & a massive 80 to 90 % of all lung cancer. It also enhances your risk of for throats, mouth & bladder cancer.

How to Break It:

  • Consult your doctor and start using stop-smoking medicine like a nicotine patch, bupropion, & varenicline.
  • Seek supports from your loved ones, it something I did in the past, and it helped me a lot.
  • Try to drink more water and juices
  • try to keep yourself busy

 

  1. Avoid taking painkillers for too long

Long term regular usage of prescription pain killers can cause addiction & lead to more problems than it solves. Even OTC drugs such as ibuprofen or aspirin for muscle pain & arthritis can lead to increased risk of ulcer, high blood pressure, & gastrointestinal bleeding.

How to Break It:

  • New pain-relief techniques can ease joint, muscle, & head pain with a fewer pill or drawbacks.
  • For chronic pain, ask medical experts or doctors about switching to acetaminophen because it does not raise blood pressure like ibuprofen & aspirin.
  • Regular workouts are also beneficial in that case.

Summary

You can see it is not too late to reverse & fix your worst habits like using gadgets, skipping exercise, overeating & many more. You should immediately follow my tips & start living a happier or healthier life. If you have any such type of experience, then kindly share with us; we love to see how you break your bad habits. Thank You!

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