Men’s Health Month: Making Smart Lifestyle Choices

It’s Men’s Health Month so take charge of your body – what you put in it and how you take care of it. If you’re someone who barely thinks about their health, there’s no better time than now to start. We’ve isolated three areas of your health that you can focus on and make a change: eating well, exercising, and checking in with the doctor. Each of these elements, when taken seriously, are the building blocks to living a long, healthy life.

Eating Right

Proper nutrition affects more than just your everyday health. It can help prevent prostate cancer and keep your heart healthy. Here’s a few guidelines and facts about men’s nutrition:

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Exercising

Introduce exercise into your daily routine, combined with a healthy diet, and you can completely change your life. Run outside, use weights at the gym, join a boxing class….there are so many different ways to incorporate fitness into your life. Here are some tips to get you started:

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Regular Checkups

Did you know that men are 3x less likely to have visited a doctor in the previous year than women? The best (and easiest) way to stay on top of your health is by seeing your physician for an annual exam. By not pushing off a checkup, you could catch illnesses earlier and ensure a quicker recovery. Here are a couple of tests that you should receive:

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Visit vitals.com to find a doctor today.