The Fidelis Care Blog


Healthy Habits for Men
6/11/2019 • Posted by Dr. Charles Livoti, Internal Medicine in Health and Wellness

MensHealthhabits

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and for your loved ones. Here are some ways you can put your health first:

Stay Active

Regular exercise can help boost your mood, maintain a healthy weight, and improve sleep. It also lowers your risk for heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

It is recommended to get at least 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week.

Speak with your primary care provider (PCP) about what type of exercise is right for you.

Eat Healthy

Eating healthy can help improve your health and prevent diseases. You should:

Eat plenty of

Avoid having too much

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Whole grains
  • Lean meats
  • Poultry
  • Fish
  • Beans
  • Eggs
  • Nuts
  • Sodium (salt)
  • Sugar
  • Cholesterol
  • Saturated fats
  • Trans fats
  • Processed foods

 

Regular Checkups

Regular checkups and wellness exams help increase your chances of living a longer, healthier life. By visiting your PCP and having the care and screenings you need, you can help prevent certain medical conditions, or find them early, when they are easiest to treat.

Do you need to find a health care provider or hospital near you? Our Find a Doctor online tool can help. Visit fideliscare.org/findadoctor to get started.