4 Steps to Becoming Your Healthiest You

It’s a new month, but according to the astronomical calendar, spring won’t arrive until March 20. So ladies, while it is still winter, you might as well begin organizing your spring now. 

At Medinet Family Care Clinic in southwest Houston, we suggest starting your year now instead of the dead of winter. Start with spring so you can continue your better and healthier life throughout the four seasons.

Here are some steps to make your life healthier:

STEP 1: GET YOUR DIET READY

Winter is the beholder of food-craving months, which are typically unhealthy. The Big Three: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. You’ve indulged in heavy eating and desserts galore, and possibly a little too much wine (ladies, we’ve been there ). So now that the start of new life is right around the corner, let’s start to change the way we eat and drink (at least to a healthy amount). Make the decision to eat more fruits and vegetables. Less red meats. Perhaps more fish. More water and fewer sugary drinks. In fact, what about making sugary drinks a specialty drink, something just for special occasions. It’s a proven fact that if you switch out your soft drinks for water, the pounds will shed. Another positive aspect of dieting right is that it will give you the energy you need to do more, which leads us to our second step.

STEP 2: GET OUTSIDE

Exercise is one thing. But if you don’t like it, then you most likely won’t continue doing it. That’s why we recommend getting outside. Go for a nice walk. With the weather how it is during March, it is the best time to go for that walk or jog. It isn’t too hot, like it will be in the summer. Now you’re probably thinking, “But if the summer will be too hot to go outside, then what’s the point in starting now?” Good question. We believe that if you start now and turn your morning, afternoon, or evening walk into a habit, then you will make sure you set aside time to go for that walk. And not just any time, you’ll want to continue your habit so much that you’ll schedule the proper times to go for that walk when it isn’t nearly as hot (mornings are obviously best – sometimes before 9 or 9:30; we know it gets hot quick in Houston). A good diet and exercise regimen will do wonders for you, especially when you come see us, which leads to our third and final step.

STEP 3: WELL WOMAN EXAM

Spring is when beautiful things happen and now is the time to live your life as beautifully as possible. Our Houston health clinic is the perfect place to come receive your Well Woman Exam. Our thorough examination will help make you certain that you are healthy and prepared for the coming seasons. These health checkups are incredibly important and are the best way to fight against illnesses, health problems, and disease. Our medical staff works hard to make sure you aren’t waiting long and that you are seen by one of our physicians quickly and thoroughly.

STEP 4: MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Now all you have to do is make your appointment to come to our medical clinic in southwest Houston. We look forward to launching you into spring with great health. Contact us today and schedule your Well Woman Exam.

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