Tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle for working women

Working women today are under great pressure, having to manage both their home and office schedules. Stress is a major health concern, with adverse effects on your body like headaches, stomach problems, elevated blood pressure levels, pain in chest and experiencing trouble in sleeping.

Stress is the number one killer affecting all vital bodily functions, which is why maintaining a work-life balance is crucial for a healthy mind and body. However busy schedules and countless deadlines to meet today make it difficult for you to take out some time to exercise and stay fit.

Here are a few tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle keeping in mind primarily womens health without having to alter our existing schedule:

Stay active: No doubt busy schedules will keep you chained to the desk, but taking short breaks and walks in the office itself will keep you active throughout the day. This simple activity will go a long way in improving womens health.

Eat healthily: A healthy well-balanced meal with proteins, nuts, and fruits, all considered good for your metabolism will go a long way in improving overall lifestyle. A healthy diet ensures healthy digestion and in turn regular bodily functions essential for maintaining womens health. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day which is why a nice heavy and healthy power packed breakfast will help you get your day started with zest and energy.

Stay hydrated: Often during an extremely busy day, people forget to stay hydrated. Water is an essential fluid which is required for most of the bodily functions which is why make it a point to drink a glass of water now and then. Setting reminders on your phone will help keep track of your daily intake. At least 8 glasses of water should be consumed on an average with the total not exceeding more than 2 to 2.5 liters a day. Fruits like oranges, watermelon, grapefruit, apples are also good sources of water and a healthy snack option as well.

Reduce carbs: Carbohydrates beyond a determined limit will only spike your blood sugar levels and increase the fat content in your body. Fat is not fit so keep an eye on those carb and calorie rich foods consumed during the day.

Work posture: Your work posture should be rigid without any slouching. This is necessary to ensure minimum stress on your neck, back, and spine. Apart from your posture, taking breaks during work will help recharge your batteries. Also taking a few days off for vacation now and then will help improve womens health.

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