September 16, 2021 7:42 am

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during COVID-19

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during COVID-19

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During times of stress and uncertainty, it can be easy to fall into bad habits, neglecting already established healthy routines. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle supports your mind and body, making you better equipped to deal with the difficulties posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Maintaining a healthy immune system is more important than ever. The below provides tips on how to sustain a healthy lifestyle at this time: Eat regularly and adopt a healthy balanced diet Many people underestimate the importance of a good diet, but proper nutrition can help to improve your energy levels and your mental health. Making healthy choices wherever possible, such as eating a variety of fruit and vegetables regularly, will help with your overall nutrition. Although they are te...
Adjusting to life After Covid means living on constant alert

Adjusting to life After Covid means living on constant alert

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I’m gazing at the sea again. I don’t know when I started – when I pulled up that website with the photos of beaches, with the package deals and local attractions, and the pastry thing that you can only get in one particular village that must be reached by boat. I don’t know when I started, but in the time since I did, evening has come. When I think about holidays my brain splits neatly in two, one half dreaming and planning, memories paddling alongside fantasies, while the other half remains typically livid and confused, and quite at sea – though not in the good way. It has become boggling to me, the idea that, once, I was able to simply plan a break. That our lives have now been so neatly delineated it’s possible to mark time as BC or AC, the before Covid period now remembered as a simpl...
Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

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Newswise — D-CLIP, a lifestyle education program to prevent diabetes in South Asians with prediabetes, increased moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) by up to nearly an hour a week, researchers at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging have found. The results of their study were published online Feb. 28 in the medical journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice and will be featured in the journal’s April print edition. The D-CLIP trial, that included 573 individuals with prediabetes from Chennai, India, aimed to implement and evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of a culturally appropriate, low-cost lifestyle intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus in India. These lifestyle interventions included training on improv...