In the quest to stay healthy through regular exercise regiments, it may be prudent to take the time to understand just how an exercise regiment can contribute positively to the overall well being of an individual. The following are just some points on how exercise can contribute to a healthier lifestyle:
Regular exercise sessions can help to keep the body weight under control thus avoiding the possibility of gaining unnecessary weight and becoming overweight.
However in order for any exercise regiment to have any positive impact, it should be done with a regular schedule in place and with the accompaniment of a healthy diet choice, and only then can it help to keep the access calories from turning into unwanted fats stored in the body.
Regular exercise also helps to keep the body systems is prime optimal working order. All the various body systems will be able to work efficiently as there would be regular dispercement of oxygen and blood flow to the various parts of the body at all times.
Mentally and physically the body will be able to functions better and be more alert.
Regular exercise has also been known to help the body produce the necessary chemical make-ups that keep a good balance within the system. This essential chemical balance can contribute positively to the avoidance of negativity in the body system, without which, symptoms such as depression and mood swings are very likely to occur.
The following is a general breakdown of the essential vitamins that would prove to be advantages to include into the diet plan for better health:
Vitamin A – found in milk, cheese, cream, liver, kidney and certain types of fish oils. These have high content of saturated fats and cholesterol. Vegetable that are brighter and more vibrant in color contain higher levels of beta-carotene content.
Vitamin D – found in cheese, butter, margarine, cream, fish, oysters and skin that is exposed to controlled doses of sunlight.
Vitamin E – found in wheat germ, corn, nuts, seeds, olives, spinach, asparagus and other leafy vegetable and vegetable oils.
Vitamin K – found in cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, soybeans and cereals. Some bacteria in the intestinal tracks also help to produce this vitamin.
Thiamine also known as Vitamin B1 – found in fortifies breads, cereals, pasta, whole grains, lean meats, fish, dried beans, peas and soybeans, dairy products, certain fruits and vegetables.
Niacin also known as Vitamin B3 – found in dairy products, poultry, fish, lean meats, nuts, legumes and enriched breads and cereals.
Folate – found in green, leafy vegetables and many foods which are now fortified with this.
Vitamin B12 – found in eggs, meats, poultry, shellfish and milk or milk based products.
Pantothenic acid and biotin – found in eggs, fish, dairy products, whole grain cereals, legumes, yeast, broccoli and other vegetables in the cabbage family, white and sweet potatoes, lean beef and other similar category foods.