Analyse your overall wellness
What would you say is your current state of health? You can start analysing your overall wellness by tracking how often you eat out, what kinds of food you buy at the store and what foods you eat daily. You may not be able to perceive how healthy or unhealthy your lifestyle is until you write it down. By identifying your habits, you can begin to change them.
Avoid eliminating foods
Many diets lead you to believe that certain foods and drinks have to be eliminated entirely. When you do this, it is more likely that you will binge on them. The realistic approach is to limit your consumption of these foods. Many foods are okay to eat when consumed in moderation.
Don't count calories
Initially, counting calories may make you feel more in control of your eating, but later on, it can negatively affect your nutritional intake. Those so consumed with counting calories tend to eat less nutritious foods. Rather than monitoring the number of calories you consume, pay attention to the food type. As a result, you will be able to ensure that you get your daily requirements of proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins.
Follow the 80/20 rule
When using the 80/20 rule, it is recommended to stop eating once you reach 80% full. Once you reach that point, wait a few minutes and then decide if you are full or if the meal needs to be finished. Our tendency to overeat is because the food is good rather than because we are still hungry.
Seek chiropractic care
When we think of living a healthy lifestyle, alternative treatments should be considered to counterbalance things that we cannot control through healthy habits. Chiropractic treatment may balance our immune and nervous systems and enhance our range of motion. Living a healthy lifestyle involves more than just what we eat, but also how we treat our bodies. Chiropractic treatment can also provide relief from pain, such as back and neck pain.
Schedule a consultation with your local East Auckland Chiropractor
The benefits of chiropractic care can be felt after just a single visit, but you should see a chiropractor regularly for the best results. As part of a regular health regimen, chiropractic care can improve sleep quality, energy levels and pain levels. Contact us today to learn more about what we do and how we can help you achieve overall wellness.