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Low-fat dairy, leafy greens, sardines, and fortified cereals and juices are great sources of calcium.
Getting regular exercise is as easy as putting one foot in front of the other. Take 20 minutes every day and go for a brisk walk. Eating well and exercising regularly will not only keep you healthy physically, but sharpen the mind, give you more energy and live a longer, happier life.
Have no more than 4-6 ounces of 100% fruit juice in a day. They add to the calories, and do not contribute to the fiber.
Avoid drinking tea and coffee immediately after meals as they interfere in the absorption of iron from the food.
Drink plenty of water!. Drinking 2 cups before meal cuts calorie intake by 15% and keep skin looking healthy.
Sleep well for atleast 6 hours but no more then 8 hours
Add color to salads by adding baby carrots, shredded red cabbage, or spinach leaves.
Eating smaller meals more often along with your regular exercise truly is the bottom line to a healty life. Avoid high sugar, high fat foods such as chocolate, pizza pops and soda. Follow as closely as possible the guide lines set out by Canadian food guide however in increments of 2-3 hrs.