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7 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Household

Embracing a healthy lifestyle can have a positive impact not just on your life, but on the lives of the people around you. Here are seven ways to improve the health of your household!

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  1. Get moving.

Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, and there are a lot of fun ways that you can get your entire household moving. Family bike rides, walks in the park, and playing sports in the yard are all great ways to add some physical activity to your routine, so find something that your household will enjoy and stick with it!

  1. Keep healthy snacks in reach.

When it comes to snacking, most people tend to grab whatever is most convenient. Keeping healthy snacks where they’re visible and easy to reach will make the members of your household more likely to choose them when they’re hungry, so make sure there are always healthy options available!

  1. Eat as a group.

Eating meals together is a great way to help your entire household embrace healthier eating habits, especially if you have kids. Your children will eat what you eat, so help them start building healthy habits while they’re young. Set a good example for them and help them learn why they should make healthy choices as you enjoy meals together.

  1. Work on healthy habits together.

Each month, pick one healthy habit to focus on as a group. Set a goal that you can all work to achieve, such as being physically active three or four times each week. If you all reach the goal you set, celebrate with a fun activity or a healthy treat!

  1. Stop smoking.

If you’re not a smoker, feel free to continue down to the next tip. If you are a smoker, you probably already know that it’s not a healthy habit for you or the people around you. Secondhand smoke can have a devastating effect on those in your household, so if you currently smoke, we encourage you to begin taking steps to quit. You can find tips at the following links:

  • http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/
  • http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/tobacco/help-quitting-fact-sheet
  • http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/quit-now/

 

  1. Drink more water.

Rather than stocking your fridge with soda and sugary fruit juices, encourage everyone in your household to drink more water. Water is the ideal way to keep everyone hydrated, so make it the primary drink in your household. Of course, feel free to mix it with your favorite Yoli beverages!

  1. Check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

This is more of a precautionary measure, but it’s an important one! Making sure that your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order can help ensure the safety of everyone in your household. And if you don’t currently have a carbon monoxide detector, you should invest in one. They’re a great way to protect your family from danger!

 

We encourage you to use these tips to improve the health of your household. For more ways to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, subscribe to the blog and check out our Facebook page!

About the Author
Yoli began back in 2009 with one goal in mind: to transform lives. Through lifestyle improvement systems, natural health products, strong community relationships, and financial programs Yoli is able to transform lives physically, emotionally, and financially. Yoli means "to live" in the Aztec language and that's what we want everyone to be able to do.