When you are told that you are running the risks with your health, there are something that will come in your mind such as taking illegal drugs, abusing of the alcohol and driving in reckless way. All these behaviors are considered to be risky. But there are some people who have dramatic behavior and they are dangerous in the end. These are the tobacco use, taking unbalanced nutrition and taking too many calories or the food from only one group without taking enough from others. The lack of the physical activity also may be the key risk factor for many reasons behind death of many people.
The common causes of death: stroke, cancer and heart disease are the common causes of the death in USA. Over a million people die every year because of such diseases and the complications they bring. What types of the disease that are running in the family and how do you control it: the true is that the heart diseases and some types of the cancer may take place many times and it is even a problem for the people who have these diseases in the family. However, the genes are the part of the risk of such disease since the behavior that someone is engaging into may also increase the risks. If you are already at risk and you choose to follow unhealthy behavior, you are going to be at a higher risk of suffering serious problems.
If you know that you are at risk and you want to reduce such risk, you have to be aware of the habits that you should forget. You should quit smoking if you smoke and you should never smoke if you have never smoked. You should start to eat food which has low fat food while avoiding the high fat foods and start taking more vegetables and fruits. You need to be more active and exercise.
If you are taking the right diet, you may not be sure why you should be physically active. Normally, everyone should exercise in the life and he should burn the energy that he got from the food he takes. However, there are many things that prevent people to live a physically active life. The example is the need to drive wherever someone goes and the jobs that make the people to sit in front of the desk every day. The best way that people may burn the energy is through playing the basketball and aerobic. You may also burn the calories when your ride a stationary bike if you are watching the TV or if you walk to your job place.
When you have unhealthy behavior, it is going to become the habit and it is going to be hard to be able to change them. You can easily make the changes within your habit if you are able to set the goal and to focus on such outcome. You should start by changing a certain habit at a time and as you change, the healthy behavior starts to become the habit and you will start to move to a new goal.