When you stop to consider that half of all American adults have one or more chronic health conditions, according to the Center for Disease Control, it’s easy to see why there’s almost always room for improvement.
“Being aware of your habits — and rethinking those habits — can help you curb the worst of your behaviors,” explains Susan Blum, MD., assistant clinical professor of preventive medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York City, and author of The Immune System Recovery Plan. Sometimes, it’s those small — yet consistent — changes that have the biggest bang for your buck.
If getting healthier seems like a mountain too hard to climb, we’ve broken it down into teeny tiny molehills too easy not to do. Here are 8 simple lifestyle tweaks that can boost your health, fitness, and energy.