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16 April 2012

Six steps to health

Are you drowning in a sea of health messages? Well, considering the fact that it's almost weekend, we decided to keep things simple today.

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Are you drowning in a sea of health messages? Do this, don't do that, eat this, don't touch that. Well, considering the fact that it's almost weekend, we decided to keep things simple today.

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Just focus on the following and you're on your way to better health: be mindful of how you sit and stand – posture affects your overall wellbeing; drink at least four glasses of water per day – fruit juice and fizzy drinks are loaded with unnecessary sugar and kilojoules; try and get a little exercise every day – even if it's just 20 minutes of walking; a daily bath not only cleanses, but relaxes you – make an occasion of it; it's not always possible, but try and get to bed most of the time at more or less the same time; and do something every day you enjoy – if you feel happy, you're less susceptible to illness. 

 
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