YOUR GUIDE TO GOOD HEALTH EV­ERY DAY

Lit­tle health tips that go a long way

India Today - - LEISURE - By Da­mayanti Datta

RISE AND SHINE

Morn­ing sun­light com­ing in through half-open cur­tains gives your body the au­to­matic cue to stop se­cret­ing sleep­ing hor­mone mela­tonin. Keep flow­ers near your bed for a day-long mood lift, says a 2007 Har­vard study

BREATHE EASY

Place hands on chest, in­hale for 5 sec­onds, hold breath for 5 sec­onds and ex­hale for 5 sec­onds. Re­peat for 2 min­utes. You’ll keep calm through the day

FIRST CUP

Drink a glass of wa­ter be­fore tea, cof­fee or juice to rev up me­tab­o­lism

RIGHT BREAK­FAST

It makes you more en­er­getic, calm and less likely to overeat through the day. We rec­om­mend a cup of low-fat yo­ghurt with 30 g chopped al­monds (Univer­sity of Mis­souri re­search)

2017

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