How to avoid health care costs and live a healthy life

By:Suhail Sattar, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Aug 29, 2015

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There are no doubts that healthy life style reduces your health care costs. Study shows that the healthy your lifestyle is, the lower your medical costs will be.
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    Stay away from fast food.

    Everyone likes to eat out but nevertheless, people who eat out more often tend to have increased risks for serious health issues. It is not eating out that is the issues, but the type of food consumed that makes the difference.

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    Quit Smoking.

    Quitting cigarettes can be really cost effective. Quitting on smoke can save you a great deal of money every day and also the long term affects that come with it in the future.

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    Drink water not soda.

    To be on a safer side, it is more feasible to drink water regularly than feeding on sodas or carbonated drinks. The packed drinks come loaded with artificial sweeteners and gas that would make you gassy and puffed up.

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    Eat healthy snacks.

    Nuts and seeds are a better option of snacks than eating packed potato chips. This aids in providing antioxidants and belly filling fiber to the body giving you a healthy and belly flattening effect.

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    Stay physically active.

    Regular physical activity helps people, live longer and feels better throughout their lives. It helps in strengthening your ability to fight off illness, prevent depression and maintain a healthy body weight. It is best to get at least one half hour of exercise three times a week, rather than doing no exercise at all.

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