Ravi, 30, is a software engineer by profession and a wildlife photographer by hobby. His average week comprises of a 45-50 hours’ work schedule. Although he is a fitness enthusiast, his hectic schedule leaves very less time for him to keep his body in shape. Due to the long hours he has to spend in front of the computer, rare breaks and stressing deadlines, Ravi, is now a victim of back-ache, fatigue and constipation.
At an age where one is expected to work 70%of one’s time, we often end up compromising with our health. While many people would agree that a good fitness regime helps keep such risks at bay, it may just not be good enough. Choosing and following a good and healthy diet can help you get there more effectively. Even with a stressful lifestyle, one can minimize the risks by choosing the right food to eat.
One of these modern ways of living is the high intake of fast foods. This is due to specific reasons such as the short time specified for eating and choosing healthy food. Lack of physical activity combination with fast foods leads to bad effects on the heart;s health. Use of high technology machines, advanced transportation and use of computers and internet constitutes the elements of a sedentary life style. That means, high fatty foods intake and lack of physical activity. Modern life style increases the risk of obesity. Consequently, leading to diabetes, heart diseases, and cancers. Pollution caused by the machines and advanced transportation causes different respiratory diseases. Furthermore, it leads to topic diseases which are group of hereditary diseases contributing to allergies and asthma. Psychologically, people are prone to increased stress level and depression. Social isolation will occur due to spending long time on computer and internet.