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With 2019 still relatively young, you are probably thinking about setting your goals to ensure you reach optimum health and happiness in the coming months. Check out these seven healthy steps that you should follow in order to maximise your health over the year.

1) Set yourself a goal

After all, how would you know if you are reaching your goals if you don’t know where you started? However, please make sure that you set yourself achievable goals as it will only be demoralising if you set yourself an unattainable target. If you are looking to shift some pounds or even have your ideal body in mind, then you need to agree with yourself on your goals before you embark on your journey.

2) Stick to a routine

We’ve all been there when you start your weight loss journey when you are motivated and then you begin to lose that motivation and concentration within 2 weeks. It is important that you embark on a routine which you know you can stick to, otherwise, you will only feel demotivated again! This routine includes your meals which you know you have the time to prepare. It is beneficial if you find yourself in a position to be able to prepare your meals at the weekend and freeze them so that if you don’t have time during the week, you can be prepared.

3) Drink plenty of water

Yeah, yeah, yeah, you’ve probably heard it before, but at Allergy Test, we cannot emphasise enough how important it is to drink loads and loads of water. By keeping yourself hydrated, you can keep your concentration levels longer and also boost your metabolism. So, stay energised and think clearly by finding your nearest hydration station. There are mixed views on how much water you should drink each day, but it should be around 2-3 litres.

4) Become active

Get out there and be the social butterfly you know you can be! Put that phone away and interact with your friends and tell them about your weight loss journey! You can become better together as having your friends to support you when you’re not feeling motivated could be a great help to you. Similar to doing something like a juice cleanse, becoming active with your friends can make exercise a lot more bearable. At Allergy Test, we encourage you to work together to enhance your health.

5) Have a deep sleep

Sleeping well is important to your health as there has been previous research which has indicated that a lack of sleep leads to you consuming more calories. This is because your body craves carbohydrates when it is tired. Allergy Test cannot emphasise how much sleeping well is important to your healthy lifestyle and weight loss efforts.

For more information on allergy and intolerance testing, or to order an allergy test, please log on to www.allergytestaustralia.com and start your journey to better health in 2019.