Like our Facebook Page

Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
Breaking News :   Controversial IAS officer Puja Khedkar may be terminated if found guilty: Official Sources | Kavinder asks Maharashtra industrialists to invest in J&K, explains bounties | CS reviews arrangements for I-Day celebration | Pakistan, its Indian sympathisers enemies of J&K people: Rana | Auto / e-Rickshaw drivers to face action for overcharging, overloading: Warns RTO Jammu | Advisor Bhatnagar reviews performance of School Education Deptt | Costly vegetables push retail inflation to 4-month high of 5.08 pc in June | UP will export 40 tonnes of mangoes to Japan, Malaysia this year: CM Adityanath | SC to consider listing PIL for Court-monitored SIT probe into electoral bond scheme | Delhi Court extends Kejriwal's judicial custody till July 25 | Power connection mandatory for under-construction buildings: KPDCL | Ex-trade union leader Khurshid Alam resigns from People's Conference | BJP Govt's pledge to make J&K industrial hub never progressed beyond signing MoUs: Rattan Lal Gupta | Restore full statehood to J&K before announcing polls, demands Sadhotra | "Sufi shrines places of love, harmony, communal bonhomie": Darakhshan | Principal Secretary APD reviews progress on HADP, Capex, CSS projects | Shiv Sena stages strong protest against Pakistan, terrorism | District Social Welfare Office, ALIMCO distribute assistive devices to beneficiaries | Union Ministers visit NMDC | Ensure top-notch arrangements for celebration of Independence Day: Div Com Kashmir | Police foils two bovine smuggling bids; 2 bovine smugglers arrested, 12 bovine rescued | NHM Employees Association condole demise of Dr Nazir's mother | Empowering MSMEs of Bharat: Vi Business, PayU Partner to Accelerate Digital Growth with exclusive offers | NABARD, Agriculture Deptt kickstart FPO saturation campaign in Anantnag & Kulgam | Vehicle with wooden logs seied by police | "IIM Dr Ritu Singh at its State-of-the-Art campus at Jagti" | Three students from Department of Hindi, CU Jammu selected as Assistant Professors in Degree Colleges | Director Rajbhasha conducts official language inspection at Central University Jammu | Ayush Geriatric camp held for old age people | NCC cadets of PSPS GCW Gandhinagar spearhead "Paper Bag Day" campaign | Such partnerships enhance academic, professional growth of students in line with NEP: Registrar | Local Cong leaders sabotaging ‘Ghar Wapsi’ of Azad loyalists | Officer can’t exercise power to arrest under PMLA as per his whims and fancies: SC | June 25 to be observed as ‘Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas’ | Reminder of what happened in 1975: PM | Police bust human trafficking racket, rescue 4 minor girls | Railways adds 92 general coaches in 46 trains, plans more | Searches launched in Jammu | Earthquake shakes Baramulla | Hajj 2024: Last flight lands | Over 4,400 devotees leave Jammu | Kashmir colleges get 10-day summer break | KU postpones exams | DC Samba inaugurates District Level Capacity Building Training Programme under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao | DC Rajouri launches plantation drive at Dassal panchayat | Missing girl traced out and reunited with her family by JKP | Power shut down | Decisive Step | Back Issues  
news details
Live Healthy
6/17/2024 9:38:54 PM
In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet is more crucial than ever. The benefits of these practices extend far beyond physical appearance, influencing our overall well-being, mental health, and longevity. A commitment to healthful living and nutritious eating can lead to a more fulfilling, energetic, and productive life, making it essential for individuals and communities alike to prioritize these aspects.
A balanced diet is the cornerstone of good health. Consuming a variety of foods in the right proportions provides the body with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals needed to function effectively. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats supports bodily functions, enhances immune system performance, and reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and certain cancers.
Each nutrient plays a specific role: for instance, proteins are vital for building and repairing tissues, while carbohydrates are the body’s primary energy source.
In addition to physical health, a balanced diet significantly impacts mental health. Nutrient-dense foods contribute to better brain function, improved mood, and reduced anxiety and depression. Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish and flaxseeds, for instance, are known to improve cognitive function and emotional well-being. Conversely, diets high in processed foods, sugars, and unhealthy fats can lead to fatigue, irritability, and mental health disorders.
Alongside a balanced diet, maintaining a healthy lifestyle through regular physical activity, adequate sleep, and stress management is equally important. Exercise is a powerful tool for maintaining a healthy weight, enhancing cardiovascular health, and boosting overall fitness. It also releases endorphins, the body’s natural mood lifters, which help reduce stress and anxiety. Incorporating physical activity into daily routines can be as simple as taking a brisk walk, engaging in yoga, or participating in sports.
Sleep is another critical component of a healthy lifestyle. Quality sleep is necessary for the body to repair and rejuvenate itself. It supports cognitive function, mood regulation, and overall physical health. Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to serious health issues such as heart disease, obesity, and impaired mental performance. Establishing a regular sleep schedule and creating a restful environment can significantly enhance sleep quality.
Moreover, managing stress is paramount for maintaining overall health. Chronic stress can lead to numerous health problems, including hypertension, heart disease, and mental health disorders. Techniques such as mindfulness, meditation, deep-breathing exercises, and maintaining strong social connections can help mitigate stress and its effects.
Healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet are foundational to achieving and sustaining physical, mental, and emotional well-being. By prioritizing nutritious foods, regular exercise, sufficient sleep, and effective stress management, individuals can enhance their quality of life and pave the way for a healthier, happier future.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
Early Times Android App
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
Train Enquiry
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center