Wellness Wisdom – New Year and Healthier you!

January 2, 2021

New Year and Healthier you!

healthy new year 2021Here are 10 tips to have a healthier 2021.

  1. COVID-19–Wear a mask, stand 6 feet from each other and use proper handwashing—we are still in a pandemic even with a vaccine please continue to practice safety if you have to go out.
  2. Eat Healthy—eat fruits, vegetable whole grains lean meats and low-fat dairy.
  3. Move more sit less—150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity weekly and a couple days of muscle strength activity weekly.
  4. Rethink your Drink—replace water for sugary or alcoholic drinks to reduce calories.
  5. Getenough sleep—adults need at least 7 hours of sleep per night.
  6. Do not use tobacco—quit smoking, it will improve your sense of taste and smell, the cough will disappear and you will have more energy.
  7. Be sun Safe-wear layered clothes and apply broad-spectrumsunscreen with SPF of 15.
  8. Brush your teeth—Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.
  9. Get your check-ups—visit your doctor regularly either in person on telehealth, for preventive services like cancer and diabetic screenings.
  10. Know your health history—talk with family and doctor about your family’s health history.


Written by LaVella Head