1. Eat a healthy diet
Eat a diet low in fat, sugar and salt:
This helps keep your heart healthy

Eat lots of fruit and vegetables.
Fruit are vegetables are high in fibre and vitamins and are also low in fat.
This helps your digestion.
(See diet)

2. Take lots of exercise
Exercise helps you in many ways:

  • Helps keep your heart healthy
  • Makes you stronger
  • Improves your stamina
  • Burns up energy
  • Makes you feel better
    (See cirulation)

3. Don’t smoke
There are many poisonous substances in cigarette smoke.
These damage your lungs as well as other parts of your body
(See Lungs)

4. Don’t take drugs or drink large amounts of alcohol
Drugs and too much alcohol can damage your liver
They also can affect your mood and make you feel depressed or sad.

5. Follow a sensible hygeine practice
Shower after sport. Wash you hands after using the toilet and before eating.
This helps stop the spread of bacteria that could make you ill.
(See micro-organisms)