There are lots of benefits to leading a healthy lifestyle. Being healthy can helps us look and feel better, improve our mood and reduce the risk of health problems in the future including heart disease, strokes, diabetes, arthritis, breathing problems and many types of cancer.
There are many aspects to being healthy but some of the most important are:
- Keeping fit and taking regular exercise
- Eating well
- Avoiding cigarettes or stopping smoking
- Drinking alcohol safely
- Avoiding recreational drugs
- Avoiding sexually transmitted diseases