Health tips to make life a little easier

Crystal Hohenthaner

Crystal Hohenthaner

Some of us need a little help in the health area. I’ve got some tips for you-I mean us. Okay, I mean me.

The human body likes to be on a schedule. Going to bed and getting out of bed at the same time every day is a good way to make your body happier.

Eating meals at the same time every day is important too. It will cut down on indigestion and my even help you stay slim.

Some doctors even suggest that eating more meals throughout the day can help you stay energized and lose weight. As long as you keep your portions small, five to seven meals per day may be the way to go.

Almost everyone in America should drink more water too. Around eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day will help your body metabolize fat, your skin to be healthier and can help you sleep better at night.

Exercise is a daunting idea for some of us, but taking time to work out for 20 to 30 minutes, three times a week can have numerous benefits.

Smaller waistlines, more energy, a cheerier disposition and better sleep at night might make it worth your while to get off your duff and work out.

Now that we actually have some sunshine in our part of the country you might want to get outside and catch some rays.

Studies show that getting more sunshine can help combat depression and get your skin glowing.

Spending 15 minutes per day outdoors can help your body properly use vitamins and mineral, including vitamin E, which can make your skin glow even if you don’t get a tan.

Those who spend a lot of time in front of a computer or staring at small type might need a little help for their eyes.

Some optomitrists recommend wearing low power reading glasses while computing and reading even if you have perfect eyes.