A recent study on women’s health shows that moderate exercise reduces the risk of breast cancer. Another study is relating women being overweight with ovarian cancer. The struggle to be in shape that many women face is not just a matter of looking good. Health is at stake, and that is all we need to know start making better choices today.
The benefits of exercising are undeniable. Not only does it burn calories, but it also relieves stress as well as PMS symptoms. More lean muscle and less fat in your body will make you stronger and more energetic. It is a boost for your self-esteem as much as a prevention tool for many conditions, such as diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity. Therefore, the first health habit you should adopt is to include 30 minutes of your physical activity of choice at least 3 times a week.
The second habit all women should have is avoiding processed foods and cutting dairy out of their diet completely. The daily consumption of milk and cheese leads to poor digestion and excessive estrogen. Hormonal imbalances affect everything from your skin to your mood. The chemicals found in processed foods worsen these imbalances, causing fatigue, bloating and excessive fat around the belly and tights. Therefore, use alternative products such as almond milk, rice milk and organic products in general.
The third health habit you should start today is drinking herbal teas. You can get great health benefits from a variety of flavors of your choice. For example, Dandelion Root tea is a great liver detox. That means it helps your liver flush out impurities in your body through digestion. Red Raspberry Leaf tea is a known uterus tonic, helping in prevention of uterine conditions such as ovarian cysts and fibroids, and it is safe to drink during pregnancy. Jasmine or Ginger tea are a great aid for digestion. Drinking tea is a great habit because it will keep you hydrated and minimize cravings between meals.
Small changes like these can have a great impact in your life. It is all common sense. Nevertheless, it is not always easy to change bad habits. That is why we should start with three things only. You will feel better within days. Your energy, mood, the quality of your sleep and digestion will speak for themselves. In addition, you will be likely reducing your risks for the most common women’s cancers.