Simple Steps in Improving Your Health

I stumbled upon these suggestions a while back, and saved them on my computer. Over time, I looked back at it, and reminded myself of things I should eat and things I should not. Just thought I’d pass on the good word, because it’s helped me stay healthy.

Nutrition advice

Potassium – 5 grams daily – raisens, bananas

Magnesium – 300-400 milligrams – greens, nuts, seeds

Calcium – 1000-1200 milligrams – orange juice


stocking up on fiber-rich foods like cereals, brown rice, cranberry juice, ginger, dandelion

 lower bread intake alltogether – replace with whole grains


Stay away from salt – lower your intake

no hot dogs, salted nuts, soy sauce, ketchup, cheese, deli meats


stay away from sugar – sweetened cereals, cakes, cookies… anything with high-fructose corn syrup


eat a minimum of 1200 calories a day

include lean protein – turkey, pork


be active


drink 8 – 10 glasses of water a day


try to eat smaller meals everyday


buy fresh produce – replace snacks with it


cut out the bagel and coffee routine, it’s better to eat breakfast from home




Strong personal health comes from simple steps like these, grown into your habits over a lifetime. While consistency may be difficult, they will surely keep you feeling better whenever you follow them.


~*-*~ 01.01.2009 – 10:52pm ~*-*~


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