Introduction Living a healthier lifestyle comes in many ways but in this research

Introduction Living a healthier lifestyle comes in many ways, but in this research paper, it will describe some ways to become a heathier person, give the benefits of being healthy, and give extensive information about the topics. It will discuss blood pressure, and the aspects of it, such as what the top and bottom numbers mean, and what are healthy and unhealthy levels of blood pressure, tell the benefits of walking/running, and how it can improve your lifestyle and help lose or maintain weight, it will discuss what eating more fruits and vegetables can do for your body and when to buy depending on the seasons, and how increasing your water intake throughout the day will benefit you in multiple ways. Metabolic Measurement: Blood PressureBlood pressure is the pressure of blood in the circulatory system, often measured for diagnosis since it is closely related to the force and rate of the heartbeat. Doctors and nurses check your blood pressure before they do anything else because it can be the deciding factor if they want to proceed with whatever needs to be done. When getting your blood pressure tested, they use a comfit cuff and it squeezes your arm getting a good reading of how many times your heart is beating per minute. Blood pressure has two numbers that show, one is Systolic and the other is Diastolic. Systolic is the top number and it shows how much pressure your blood is exerting against your artery walls when the heart beats. A normal systolic reading is below 120, 120-129 is considered elevated, 130-139 is considered stage 1 high blood pressure (also called hypertension), 140 or more is stage 2 hypertension, 180 or more is a hypertensive crisis and you should call 911. Diastolic is the bottom number, and it shows how much pressure your blood is exerting against your artery walls while the heart is resting between beats. A normal diastolic reading is lower than 80 but can elevated blood pressure if your systolic is between 120-129. 80-89 is considered high blood pressure, 90 or more is stage 2 hypertension, 120 or more is a hypertensive crisis and you should call 911. (heart.org)Physical Activity: Running/WalkingRunning and walking are both forms of cardiovascular exercise, neither is particularly better than another but both are great for you depending on your fitness goals. If you want to burn more calories quicker, running is the better option because according to number it takes about 3,500 calories to lose one pound, so it is better to run if you want to lose weight but if you want to maintain a healthy weight, walking is the better option. There are many benefits of running or walking which include helping you lose weight or maintaining weight, increases stamina, boost immune system, could extend your life, cardio is also good for mental health as it could take your mind off some things that are bothering you and can reduce anxiety and depression. There are also some risks of running or walking every day and some include minor injuries such as shin splints which is a cumulative stress disorder. Repeated pounding and stress on the bones, muscles, and joints of the lower legs prevents your body from being able to naturally repair and restore itself, it can turn into a stress fracture if ignored and can be very painful.(Luks, H.J.) (Chertoff, 2018) Both running and walking is good for your health and you should try to get as much exercise as possible every week to improve your health and life.(Chertoff, J.) (Heart.org, n.d.)Diet: Increasing Fruits and Vegetables Fruits and vegetables are some of the main food sources for humans on the food pyramid, they are low in fat, salt, and sugar, and are a good source of dietary fiber. Eating fruits and vegetables provide multiple health benefits and give your body a lot of essential nutrients such as potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folic acid. Potassium is good for maintaining healthy blood pressure, and some fruits that have a high source of potassium are bananas, prunes, dried peaches and many more. Dietary fiber from fruits, helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Fiber is important for bowel function and It helps reduce constipation. Vitamin C is important for growth and repair of all body tissues, helps heal cuts and wounds, Vitamin C is found in mainly in Oranges. Folic acid helps the body form red blood cells. Women of bearing a child should consume a good amount of folate from foods. Eating more of both can help prevent cancers, may reduce the risk of heart disease, kidney stones, obesity, and diabetes, and possibly more diseases.(Choose my plate, 2015) Buying fruit and vegetables can be difficult depending on if you want organic or non-organic, if it is ripe or not, and what season you are in, usually you can find anything in any season but it is best to buy what is in season, like a watermelon should be bought in the spring or summer time to be the best quality, flick it, and if it sounds hollow get it! Stores may have watermelon in the store in the off season, but it is not at its full potential or they may be smaller than normal. Water Fluid Intake: Increasing water intakeIncreasing your water intake is the best thing you could do in your life, you will feel better and your kidneys will love you for it. Without water you can become dehydrated and worst-case scenario you could die for not drinking water. Some benefits of drinking more water would be it can improve skin health, it can maximize physical performance, it could help or prevent headaches, improves brain and gives energy, and plenty more benefits. As a long-distance runner, increasing water intake would be a huge advantage and could help cushion joints when running, and keeps the body from becoming dehydrated or over worked. Drinking more water can also help lose weight, studies say drinking half a liter (17 ounces) of water was shown to increase metabolism by 24-30%. (MS, 2017) Increasing water intake has multiple benefits and your body will love you for drinking more each day.ConclusionIn conclusion, all of these great topics has multiple benefits and you should try to implement them into your everyday life as they can help you live longer, lose or maintain weight or even help prevent from cancer and diseases. Checking your blood pressure should become a thing people should do even when they are not around a doctor. Drinking more water and eating more fruits and vegetables should also become more regular as it could help in many ways, so put down the high in sugar drinks and fried vegetables and eat and live healthier so you and everyone could live a better life, starting… now.  

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