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Are you thinking about getting your health back on track? If so, knowing where to start can be difficult; your doctor will want you to know how to lose weight, what foods are healthy for you, and more! 

Most people have no idea what healthy living is. That’s why it seems like the only people who do know are the ones who are already healthy! The truth is, there is no single diet or health formula that works for everyone. Everyone should find what works for them and stick to it.

This article will give you everything you need to start your new health journey and all the tools you need along the way.

Eating Healthily Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

Eating healthily can be cheap! You just need to know where to shop. If you go to a regular grocery store, you will spend a lot more money than if you went to a discount grocer or farmer’s market. 

Always check the ads for sales and stock up on the cheap food items when it is on sale. Also, learn to cook your meals, as it is easy and more affordable than eating out at restaurants.

You Don’t Need To Diet To Be Healthy

If you want to lose weight and must be on a diet, you need to start reading the labels on individual foods. You will learn so much about what is in the food that you buy that it will change how you eat forever; you will understand the nutritional values of the food and be able to make better choices than ever before. 

It’s also important to read the warnings on labels; some foods are high in salt, sugar, and fat (even when they have a low number of calories). This is very common in packaged foods and fast food chains, so don’t be fooled by clever marketing ploys.

Exercise Can Be Done Even With Physical Impairments

You can still exercise even if you have a temporary injury or a more permanent condition. Physical impairments do not mean you can do less activity than someone without an impairment. 

You can exercise if you can jog, walk, or even use a mobility scooter. You may need extra support, such as a thigh support sleeve for runners or a pair of ankle weights, but there are options out there for you.

Exercise Doesn’t Have To Be A Chore

If you hate exercise, you are not alone, aslots of people find it hard to get and stay active. If you don’t want to exercise, try to think of how good you will feel afterwards so that you can motivate yourself. If that doesn’t work, join a sports team or a gym class. There is an activity for everyone! 

As far as jobs go, physical labor is okay if it is what gets your heart pumping faster. Make sure that the job does not cause pain for your body, though. If it does, try another one until you find the right fit.

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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