How to be Healthy
by Edith Carranza

1.) Avoid eating late at night

            While sleeping, those calories are not being burned; they’re being turned into fat. Therefore, try to restrict yourself from eating close to bed time and/or past 9:00 p.m.

2.) Drink water

            Many experts recommend drinking 8-10 glasses of water each day. Not only does water help your kidneys, it also helps your skin. Substitute your sugary beverage with a glass of water.

3.) Eat more vegetables and fruits

            Fruits and vegetables are not only delicious, but are nutritious. You should eat 2 servings of fruit and 3 servings of vegetables each day.

4.) Cut down on salt

            Try to limit yourself to 6 grams of salt a day. Salt can essentially raise your blood pressure and can lead to heart disease or a stroke if overly consumed.

5.) Substitute healthy foods for unhealthy foods  

            Try substituting chips for an apple, yogurt, or some nuts. The portion size will be less and these foods are healthier and more filling. An added benefit is that you will be guilt free!