Get started on your Highway to Health.
Let’s face it; resolutions are hard to keep. Especially that one about “getting healthier”. Well, we are here to help. Did you know that small, easy changes go a long way towards your health and happiness? If you want to get a little healthier this year we have some simple, yet effective tips that will help you keep that resolution without overhauling your life. Trust us, if we can do it, so can you.
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Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast, (sorry, doughnuts don’t count) can help give you improved concentration and performance, more strength and endurance for physical activity, and it helps lower cholesterol levels. For an extra nutritional bump, try our Lucky’s Market branded products – they never contain artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Our bodies are about 60% water so it is important to stay hydrated. Drinking enough water each day can help you maximize physical performance, sustain energy levels and brain function.
Getting enough sleep can promote good mental health, physical health and quality of life. While you sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health. There are a lot of studies out there, but many say getting at least 7 hours a night is the ticket. Who knew getting healthy could be so easy!
Getting regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Don’t worry though; you don’t have to join a cross-fit gym. Just walk. A Harvard medical study discovered walking 20 minutes a day could cut your risk of heart disease by 30%. It’s also been shown to reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and keep you mentally sharp. So grab the pooch and get outside. Or, come stroll our aisles – we hand out free healthy food samples and unlimited high fives!