Maintaining a good state of physical and mental health is nothing like a rocket science. In fact, it is just about making simple and natural changes in your current lifestyle and these changes can make you think, feel, look better with more energy throughout the day. You can avoid common diseases like diabetics and cancer if you have a hygienic lifestyle well supported by good healthy standard of living.
To start with, one can make changes to the eating plan and switch to a diet that is low in calorie and high in Nutrition. Introducing broiled fish, chicken and low fat dairy products can help a lot in reducing fat content from the diet and adding colorful fruits, vegetables without any sauces or cream can provide you with vital nutrients and antioxidants that can slow down your aging process.
However, having a good diet does not mean you can stay active and healthy. Start a regular exercise plan that is not intense or high tech but simple to follow. If you are little over-weight then it is better to start slow with cardio- vascular exercises starting with brisk walking or a simple walk around the block. If you walk on a regular basis for around 2 hours with a speed of 3 mph then you can reduce the chances of heart diseases.
In the above context, the importance of proper diet and exercise was explained but to lead a complete healthy life one should keep a check on other habits such as smoking and drinking.