Good Health Is Not Just Good Luck: Check Out These 8 Healthy Habits to Start Today by Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP

Family Health
19 days ago
Good Health Is Not Just Good Luck: Check Out These 8 Healthy Habits to Start Today

If you’re one of those people who considers themselves lucky to be in good health, you may be counting on a fake pot of gold. While genetics and good fortune do play a role, it’s not just by chance that some people get the flu and some people get diabetes. Science tells us that healthy habits and lifestyle choices influence health outcomes, and these habits help people make their own luck: 

  1. Eating a nutritious diet.
  2. Getting regular exercise
  3. Maintaining a consistent sleep schedule
  4. Not smoking.
  5. Getting regular checkups. 
  6. Following immunization guidelines. 
  7. Treating chronic conditions
  8. Managing stress

Being healthy is a choice, and it takes dedication. Banking on luck, or settling for the lack thereof, could backfire. A better option is to live a healthy lifestyle and leave the lottery to luck.

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal healthcare provider.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Excellent point and thank you for the reminder that with health, we make our own luck!

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