Winter can be tough on our health. The cold weather forces us indoors, where we’re more likely to catch a cold or the flu because viruses can pass more easily from one person to another. And let’s not even get started on the holiday eating that can sabotage our diet and fitness goals. But it doesn’t have to be this way! There are plenty of things you can do to stay healthy this winter, from eating the right foods to getting enough exercise. In today’s day and age, with the 21st Century of Technology and Health Literacy, we have available this comprehensive approach and thorough testing lay the groundwork for you to be set up and taken care of. Here are just a few tips to help you get started.
Pay close attention to your vitamin intake
Vitamins provide your body with a variety of essential processes. It would be best if you considered taking a vitamin supplement because the food you eat may not contain the vital vitamins or minerals that your body needs to thrive. Vitamin D, for instance, is not present in most foods we eat, but it’s a crucial ingredient that keeps our bones healthy and helps us absorb calcium. Sunlight helps our bodies produce it as well, but it can be challenging to get enough in the winter. Recent studies have shown that people who took Vitamin D supplements daily lived longer, on average than those who didn’t. Zinc is another excellent supplement to add, as it is one of the only ingredients linked to shortening a cold. The mineral restricts the replication of rhinoviruses, those little bugs that causes the common cold.
Maintain your forward momentum
Keeping up with your exercise routine during the winter months, when the weather is often less accommodating, may seem challenging, and to be honest, it can be hard work to generate success. Staying motivated to go for a run when the weather is frigid and having to stick to your new year’s resolutions is stressful, but maintaining a healthy work-life balance throughout the winter months is essential, even just including more movement into your daily routine – taking the stairs instead of the elevator, stretching before bedtime, and working out in the comfort of your own home by joining virtual fitness classes or downloading a fitness app and sticking to the program. Longevity Care Clinic offers a unique Whole Health and Body Program that will aid with predictive disease prevention, comprehensive testing, High Definition body contouring (Nano Lipo), sculpting, hormonal balance, nutrition, metabolic reset, sexual health, and detox! Our program starts with helping you where you need it the most! Our wheel of optimal health helps patients feel their best and focus on the best way to prevent disease, maintain a healthy metabolism, and build cellular health with a strong immune system. Increase ideal energy levels, obtain restful sleep, regain fortified immunity, and enjoy adequately regulated hormones. The all-encompassing strategy we take and the exhaustive tests we do provide the basis for you to lead your best life while maintaining the finest possible health.
Take in rays of sunshine
With fewer daylight hours to soak in some sunshine, you should still spend some time outside, even when it’s cold. Exposure to sunlight enhances your mood by stimulating the production of the hormone known as serotonin, which makes you calm and alert. Those who are afflicted with seasonal affective disorder (also known as SAD) may feel depressed and should try to spend as much time as possible outside in natural light and fresh air. Your circadian rhythm, which determines when you go to sleep and when you get up, is controlled by your body clock, which gets affected by exposure to sunshine. Your body starts producing a hormone called melatonin when it’s dark, which is critical to help you sleep. Because you usually begin to feel sleepy two hours after the sun sets, it is one of the reasons our bodies naturally feel more tired in the winter. Research indicates that an hour of natural light in the morning will help you sleep better. Sunshine regulates your circadian rhythm by telling your body when to increase and decrease your melatonin levels. So, the more daylight exposure you can get, the better your body will produce melatonin when it’s time to sleep.
Full-blown makeover – Why not?
Weight loss has never been so much fun with the help of our Body Transformation for Optimal Health Program, you can give yourself the attention your body needs through a physician-assisted plan that focuses on achieving excellent results. With this complete body package, including detoxing, supplements, toning, sculpting, and contouring the body for maximum results and maximum health, you can have your new year makeover with the help of a team of professionals and trained coaches assisting you in person or via virtual calls. With Longevity, you will not only see excellent results, but we provide you with valuable hormonal and nutrition knowledge to help you sustain your results on a long-term basis.
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