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How To Prevent Illneses

Being Healthy And Free of Illnesses

It is always important that people stay healthy all the time. When a person is not healthy, he is not able to do the things he wants and won’t be productive. Being unhealthy can be too stressful too since you are limited to choose what to eat or do your responsibilities.


But it is sometimes really unavoidable and people really get sick or contract a disease every now and then. These diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, and other organisms that can attack your body. These organisms can just be around us and are just waiting to get the chance to inflict some pain and discomfort by giving us diseases and illneses.

The Immune System Helps

Our body has its own line of defense that helps us strong against the harmful treats of organisms that can give us health problems. Our body’s ‘little soldiers’ is our immune system. Our immune system is there to attack any viruses and bacteria that can cause diseases. Even though some disease can be treated and cured, there are those that can be life-threatening which is why it is important that we don’t get sick.


Our immune system might be there to defend us from these diseases and illneses but they also need our help. Our body needs to be healthy to also have healthy ‘little soldiers’ in our immune system. Eating the right kind of food and doing some regular exercise is proven to keep us fit and boost our immune system. When our immune system is not healthy, not only that it will be helpless against some types of viruses and organisms but it can also cause other problems when it attacks itself.

How to Be Healthy and Prevent Illnesses

To prevent ourselves from acquiring diseases and getting sick, we should take care of our body’s health. This is one of the best defenses against those stubborn and mean viruses that make our lives miserable by causing us illneses.
Here are some of the ways that ensure your body’s health which will eventually make it immune to common illneses and diseases.


1. Eat whole foods. We have to make sure our daily diet is mostly of whole food or those that are naturally healthy. Fruits and vegetables are our allies in enhancing our body’s chances in withstanding the threats of outside harmful organisms.
2. Exercising regularly. Eating healthy should also be married to regular exercise to make sure our body will have the ‘muscles’ to ward off those diseases.
3. Sleep is good. Make sure you get enough rest. Your body recharges when you are inactive or asleep.
4. Drink lots of fluids. Keep yourself hydrated. Fluids like water and juices are good for your body.

Take Care of Your Body

Your body is the only one you can have while you are alive. Taking care of it will allow you to maximize your potential and help you achieve your goals in life. Diseases and illneses can slow you down and even make you incapacitated permanently when you acquire severe diseases. Eat and live healthy so you can live fully and meaningfully.

By Emelie Go, published at 02/09/2012
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