Sedentary work environment, taxing 9 to 5 jobs, sitting for long hours in front of the computer, inconsistent diet, irregular sleep patterns and stress summarizes the lives of most of us. Health problem related to all these have become a common problem of almost all corporate employees. Many healthcare professionals have shared some of the valuable health tips for the working section of the society.
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Here are few health tips for corporate employees to keep health issues at bay.
- Drink enough water:
We usually tend to forget drinking water for long periods of time following busy schedules. The best idea is to keep a water bottle handy. Make it a habit to sip water or a fruit based drink frequently. This keeps your body hydrated and your mind refreshed.
- Stick to your home food:
People who eat the same menu every day, home food in particular, don’t have weight issues. It’s best to eat home-cooked food or salads or any healthy meal at work, instead of ordering fast food.
- Avoid sitting for long hours:
Medical researchers have found that sitting for long periods of time results in various health issues including obesity and cancer. It makes you vulnerable to back pain. The best idea is to get up whenever possible. When talking on phone or not typing.
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- Get enough sleep:
According to medical specialists, it is very important to have the minimum hours of sleep required by your body regularly. Irregular sleep patterns can have short and long-term consequences for health, mood and performance. Maintain a regular sleep and wake schedule, with at least 8 hours every day.
- Restrict your caffeine intake:
It’s a well-known fact that too much caffeine intake is very dangerous for the body. Although it is a well-known way of coping stress, it also has a negative impact on the body of individuals. Caffeine interferes in your sleep and lead to sleep disorder in many. So, it is highly advised to restrict the intake of coffee, tea during night. Instead, consume fresh juice or green tea to keep you fresh and healthy. Here are the health benefits of drink tea over coffee.