It's Fall Y'all! 3 Ways to Stay Healthy
By Genevieve Cunningham
Fall is finally here. In certain areas of Texas, the leaves are actually changing colors and falling off of the trees. The winds are blowing in cooler than ever. The nights are crisp and the jackets and sweaters have made their appearance. While fall is an exciting and comforting time of year, it also comes with a few negative aspects. Most of these negatives revolve around a decline in health. But if you have a plan of action, staying healthy in the fall can be easy. If you would like to maintain your health through the fall and through the winter, take a look at these tips to help you get started today.
You have to fuel your body well if you expect to stay healthy. But what does this mean? It certainly does not mean to fill it with fried foods and fast food and all the sweets you can find. It means that you should eat plenty of lean meats and fresh vegetables. It means that maybe your dessert should consist of fruits. Maybe you should stop with the excess sugar. The healthier your food, the stronger it's going to be, and the less likely you are to suffer illness this fall.
Don't Fight the Sleep
Most people don't get enough sleep. It's almost a fact of life. But sleep is critical! And it's especially important if you want to keep your immune system strong. You have to stop fighting the sleep this season. Go to bed on time, and stop staying awake to binge the next season on Netflix. Though it will take some work to change your habits, it will be well worth it when you make it through the fall without serious illness or feeling rundown.
Stay Warm and Dry
This is the time of year when the weather turns colder. In Texas, you never know when that's going to happen. But when it does, you need to be prepared. Pull out the coats and jackets and sweaters. Make sure your gloves and hats are where you can find them. Staying warm and dry in bad weather can help keep you from catching a chill and initiating illness in your life.
The fall is often a time of sickness and sniffles and colds and other ailments. But does it have to be? Use these tips to keep you and your family healthy this season, and enjoy the fun of the season and holidays ahead with your health and strength intact.
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