11 Ways to Stay healthy this Fall

Drinking cold iced tea on the porch, laying on the beautiful sandy beach, the glorious summer is in the past and the pumpkins are here yay!!!. Fall is here, the leaves changing colors and falling off the trees, temperatures dropping to a record low, snuggling on the couch with a warm blanket and sipping a cup of hot cocoa what a marvelous way to usher in Fall. Halloween and Thanksgiving are around the corner, an amazing holiday time with family and friends all signify the emerging Fall season.

The following are easy ways to stay healthy this Fall:

  • Get your flu shot
  • Indoor exercise
  • Get rid of old summer clothes
  • Stock up on homemade bone broth
  • Adequate rest
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Stay hydrated
  • Farmers market
  • Boost immune system
  • Skin moisturizers
  • Stock up on herbs and spices
  • Herbal teas

Get your flu shot: Unfortunately Falls comes with its own share of infectious diseases. Get your flu shot on time to avoid getting sick during this fall season.

Indoor exercise:  Don’t let the cold season stop you from keeping fit and in shape. Stock up on inspiring easy to do workout videos to keep you on your feet.

Get rid of old summer clothes: Now is the right time to get rid of your old summer clothes, to create space for warm clothes for fall.

Homemade Broth: There is nothing more nourishing than hot piping and spicy homemade broth to keep the cold at bay.

Adequate Rest: For the body to function properly it needs adequate rest, physically and mentally. Have at least 8 hours of sleep daily, to refresh and restore balance. Indulge in daily meditation for mental health.

Eat Balanced diet: Balanced diet is essential to perfect health. Include the entire food pyramid group in your daily meal. Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and oil for a wholesome and balanced diet.

Stay hydrated:  It’s important to stay hydrated this season. Drink adequate water, fresh homemade juice, and herbal teas to stay perfectly hydrated.

Farmers market: Fresh fruits and vegetables are always in abundance this season at the farmer’s markets. Visit one closest to you, and stock up your pantry with pumpkins, yams, sweet potatoes, butter squash fruits, and vegetables.

Boost your immune system: Going from one season to another can bring with it some health issues, especially for allergy sufferers. Colds and coughs, asthma, flu, and throat pain are common health issues during colder months. Stays adequately hydrated, eat nutritious food, Stock up on over the counter medications and homemade remedies to combat it.

Skin moisturizers: The colder months could be harsh on the skin, drink water always to stay hydrated and stock up on skin moisturizer for your skin.

Fun time with family:  The colder month is an amazing opportunity to have indoor alone time and bond with family and friends. Play games, watch movies and have an enjoyable family discussion.

Stock up on herbs and spices:  Fill your pantry with herbs and spices, turmeric, ginger, parsley, cinnamon to add amazing nutrients to your food.

Herbal teas: Herbal teas are not only delicious but highly nutritious, and helps in getting rid of cold and chest congestion. Stock your pantry this fall with ginger tea, peppermint tea, and cinnamon tea for amazing fall teatime.

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