Believing in oneself is one of the keys to living a healthy life. If you have the willpower and the conviction to turn your life around, rest assured that nothing can come in your way. And you will be able to get back in shape, lose those extra pounds, and look and feel absolutely wonderful!

It Doesn’t Pay to Sweat the Sweet Stuff!

Sweets are full of processed white sugar, which is the arch-nemesis of a healthy lifestyle. These empty calories add nothing of value to the human body and do not even satiate hunger pangs. This means that after having a glass of cola full of white sugar, that contains 300 calories, you will still feel hungry enough to eat a 500 calorie meal. Thus, your caloric count will be 800. If you multiply this for three meals a day, then you will certainly have a problem.

The extra calories will be converted into fat and you will quickly gain weight. On top of that, you will be more vulnerable to diabetes and other harmful chronic conditions.

This holds even truer for people who have been cursed with the proverbial ‘sweet tooth,’ and simply have to have dessert after every meal. All these milkshakes, ice creams, and rich chocolate cakes will end up becoming a huge burden on your health.

Here, it would do well to remember that sugar is addictive. So, kicking the habit will become more difficult with the passage of time. And if you think you can ‘walk away’ from those extra calories, think again! If you think that you will spend most of your waking hours walking just to get rid of a few ice creams, why not do the right thing and kick the habit once and for all? 

A Little Bit of Exercise Never Hurt Anybody

You don’t need to become a gym freak to start living a healthy lifestyle. On the contrary, even half an hour of brisk walking can make a world of difference. Here, consistency is the key to lasting results.

Why Fry When You Can Bake?

Who doesn’t like fried chicken with a bucket of fries on the side? Unfortunately, a single teaspoon of oil can pack a wallop in the calories department. Oily and greasy food is always way more calorie-dense than its grilled counterparts.  If you swap your oily and greasy stuff with ‘no-fat’ options and also try to restrict your fried food treats to weekends only, your body will thank you for it.


These tips will not give you near-instantaneous results but then again, that is not their purpose. Always remember that slow and steady wins the race. This is a great way to help you on your path towards living a healthy life.