In this extreme moment, we started social distancing from home, off campus, and as many people as possible.
people as much as possible. When we stay at home and are stuck with foods that have been in our fridge or pantry for a while,
We are temporarily living a sedentary lifestyle that increases the odds of physical inactivity, overeating and sitting.
Stress, anxiety, and depression. In particular, many of us will gain some weight during the pandemic and may keep it off.
Persistently overweight, which can lead to serious health risks such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack,
stroke, and other health problems.
Here, I’d like to share some basic tips and resources for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, body weight, and more.
Overall wellness while staying at home and engaging in social distancing.

1. Measure and monitor your weight.
Keeping track of your body weight on a daily or weekly basis will help you see what you’re losing and/or gaining.
you are getting.

2. Limit unhealthy foods and eat healthy foods.
Don’t forget to eat breakfast and choose foods high in protein and fiber and low in fat, sugar and nutrients.
Calories For more information on weight control foods and dietary recommendations, please check out the following.

3. Take multivitamin supplements.
It’s a good idea to take a daily multivitamin supplement to make sure you’re getting enough nutrients.
Especially when you don’t have a variety of vegetables and fruits at home. Many micronutrients are essential for you.
The immune system, including vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, and E, as well as zinc, iron, copper, selenium, and magnesium.
However, there is currently no evidence to support any supplements or “miracle mineral supplements”.
Your diet will help you protect or recover from the virus. In some cases, higher doses of vitamins may be needed
bad for your health.

4. Drink water and stay hydrated, and limit sugary drinks.
Drink water regularly to stay healthy, but there is no evidence that drinking water frequently (eg every 15
minutes) can help prevent any viral infection. For more information on drinking water and the coronavirus, please
Check the following EPA website: www.epa.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-drinking-water-and-wastewater.
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5. Exercise regularly and be physically active
At this point, exercising at home may be a good idea. But you can also walk your dog or run outside. Believe you
Find out what’s happening in your area and if there are any restrictions or mandatory self-quarantine. for more
For information on staying physically active at home, please visit the ACSM website: www.acsm.org/
Global pandemic.

6. Reduce sitting and screen time.
Exercise can’t protect you from sedentary time. Even people who exercise regularly can increase it.
Diabetes and the risk of heart disease and stroke if they spend a lot of time sitting behind a computer. practically
While talking, you might consider taking breaks from sitting, such as walking around the couple’s office/room.
several times a day.

7. Get enough good sleep.
There is a strong connection between the quality and quantity of sleep and your immune system. You can keep yours.
Getting seven to eight hours of sleep every night keeps the immune system functioning properly. For more information,
Please visit the CDC website: www.cdc.gov/sleep/index.html.

8. Go easy on the alcohol and stay sober
Drinking alcohol does not protect you from the corona virus infection. Don’t forget that alcohol can have calories
Add quickly. Alcohol should always be consumed in moderation. Please see the AHA’s recommendations:

9. Find ways to control your emotions.
During a pandemic, it is common for people to experience feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty. Minimize
For stress-related weight gain, you can use this information about stress and coping provided by the CDC: www.cdc.gov/
Corona virus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html.

10. Use an app to track your movement, sleep and heart rate.
A reminder: People with serious chronic medical conditions, including extreme obesity, diabetes and heart disease
The risk of experiencing complications and becoming very ill from a COVID-19 infection is high. They should talk.
Listen to your medical providers and their advice.

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