Daily Checklist for getting healthy from Dr Oz

• Walk 30 minutes: Working out has benefits for your heart, weight, even your love life. It may also help stave off Alzheimer’s, new research finds.

• Brush and floss: Brushing removes only about 60 percent of the germs from between your teeth.

• Drink two cups of green tea: Green tea may lessen the risk of some cancers, plus it lowers cholesterol levels.

• Take 400mg of DHA omega-3s, 1,000 IU vitamin D, and 1,000mg calcium: Omega-3s diminish cognitive decline; calcium and vitamin D boost bone density.

• Sleep 7 to 8 hours a night: Our bodies use downtime to repair cells, process information, and raise growth hormone levels, which can up bone density and decrease body fat.

• Meditate for 5 minutes: Yoga, prayer, meditation—they’re all key to reducing stress and finding purpose

• Read the whole article at http://www.aarpmagazine.org/health/oz/getting-started.html

Published in: on April 29, 2010 at 9:00 am  Leave a Comment  

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