It is fair to say that we can live vastly different lives and while some of us are very aware of health and doing things to stay healthy, there are others that do the opposite. However, somewhere in between is a group of people that are blissfully unaware of how unhealthy their lifestyle actually is and this is a problem as how can you fix it when you do not know that there is something wrong? So, keeping that in mind, these are some signs your lifestyle is super unhealthy and how you can go ahead and change it.
You Have Sleep Issues
How well you sleep is actually a sign that your lifestyle, and health, is pretty good. What that means is that the opposite is also true, so if you are not getting enough sleep or it is erratic and of poor quality, then there is a good chance that your lifestyle is indeed pretty unhealthy. It points to you being too stressed and, in turn, your body is producing too much of a hormone called cortisol. Too much of this can lead to all kinds of health issues, so de-stress and improve your quality of sleep.
You Snack When You Are Not Hungry
This might sound like you are trying to save time by just snacking when it is most convenient, but doing so when you are not hungry means that you are storing up trouble for yourself. Doing this will often lead to you skipping meals and your body needs to have fuel on a regular basis to help you maintain a healthy weight and for it to not go into survival mode. If you eat in this way, then you are making life harder for yourself.
Millions of people need their morning shot of coffee just to get going in the day and this is a fact that has made this warm beverage so popular around the world. However, for some people just having coffee is no longer enough and that has led to a whole host of strange and not so wonderful things being added. The bad news is that they do tend to not actually be that healthy and here are some things you must stop putting in your coffee before it gets too much for your body.
Yes, there are a growing number of people that are actually adding salt to their coffee and your first reaction should be asking yourself why on earth they would want to do this. They say that it reduces the bitterness of the coffee and some companies include it in the brewing stage whilst others prefer to add it themselves. However, you should perhaps remember that there are various types of coffee beans, so perhaps just try one of the others and see if it is more suitable to your taste buds. You also need to remember that the last thing that we generally need to have in our diet is more salt as it is in everything else that we eat, so perhaps avoid it with your coffee.
This might surprise a number of people as artificial sweeteners are often regarded as being a healthier alternative to sugar, but they are not as healthy as you think. Instead, they are now seen as being potentially responsible for an increase in obesity, high blood pressure, and even diabetes. Saccharin and Aspartame are seen as the real bad boys in the world of artificial sweetener, so avoid loading your coffee with it or you could be storing up a lot of trouble for the future.