5 Tips for Healthy Holidays
The holiday season is here!
The holiday season can be a frenetic time of the year, fraught with sweet treats and buffet tables tempting you at every turn, but it isn’t exactly an ideal season for your urology health. To most, eating one-too-many platefuls at Diwali or drinking a glass of holiday punch may not seem like an issue. However, for those who rely on a strict diet due to their urological health, making the most of their holidays seems like an impossibility. But what if you could enjoy the glorious holiday repast without sabotaging your urological health?
Healthy Holiday Tips
Be a smart cookie by following these simple steps to keep your urinary system in check during the holiday season;
- Avoid Late-Night Eating
Eating late at night can be quite tempting, and according to experts, it can have a serious long-term effect on your health and your overall well-being. Eating late at night can lead to several health hazards like increase blood sugar levels, weight gain, the less your body is prepared to sleep, which can also have adverse effects on your memory and efficiency for the next day.
- Exercise Early/Reinvent Holiday Workout
It might be a bit challenging to make time for a workout when your social and to-do lists are jam-packed during the holiday season. Getting your exercise early is especially important during holidays when parties and activities will make it difficult to hit the gym after work.
- Limit sugary, rich, and heavy foods
Moderation is the key when it comes to consuming foods rich in sugar. Limit the intake of items that will directly irritate the bladder, it includes citrus fruits, chocolates, and acidic or spicy foods.
- Minimize Alcoholic Beverages
Alcohol increases your appetite and decreases your ability to control what you eat. Access consumption of alcohol causes the urgency and frequency of urination and may also weaken the bladder.
- Keep a regular sleep schedule
Don’t let the holiday madness take a toll on your mental and emotional health. Whether you’re caught up in cooking, holiday shopping, or socializing, don’t put your needs on the back burner. Take some time off to relax. Sleeping the recommended 7-9 hours a night goes a long way to keeping your immune system working and your adrenals healthy when faced with holiday stress.
And lastly, don’t forget to enjoy yourself! Happy Holidays!Contact Us