Eight healthy behaviors can go a long way toward improving your health and lowering your risk of many cancers as well as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and osteoporosis. And they’re not as complicated as you might think.
So take control of your health, and encourage your family to do the same. Choose one or two of the behaviors below to start with. Once you’ve got those down, move on to the others.
1. Maintain a Healthy Weight
2. Exercise Regularly
3. Don’t Smoke
4. Eat a Healthy Diet
5. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation, If at All
6. Protect Yourself from the Sun
7. Protect Yourself From Sexually Transmitted Infections
8. Get Screening Tests