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YOUNG ADULT

If you are a young adult in the age group of 18-40, read on.

Have you thought about what you can do to live a full and healthy life?

It’s the age to discover life and enjoy it to the fullest. Research shows that eating healthy and exercising are the first steps towards a healthier lifestyle. In today’s world, where technology and more recently Covid has taken over our lives, the importance of maintaining a nutritious diet and pushing back a sedentary lifestyle are critical. It’s equally important for you to ensure you get at least 7 hours of sleep to be refreshed and active. Smoking and drugs are inhibitors to building a healthy lifestyle and it’s vital to seek help towards quitting these habits and limiting the intake of alcohol to safe quantities.

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Take the pledge to achieve each of these goals as you live life to its fullest through a healthier lifestyle.
Make your To Do list now –
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  • Maintain a healthy weight and diet

  • Seek support through friends and family to ensure mental wellbeing

  • Try and get at least 7-8 hours of sleep

  • Tag a friend to start and keep to an exercise plan

  • Get help to quit smoking or drugs (if applicable)

  • Gradually limit your alcohol intake (if applicable)

  • Plan for regular health check-ups with your doctor

  • Engage with your doctor on taking folic acid, birth control, prevention of NCDs such as diabetes, hypertension, vaccinations, cancer, mental health etc.

  • Plan your pregnancy. Preconception care is critical to a healthy pregnancy

Awareness and education are a sure-fire way to kickstart a healthy beginning. Start today.
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