10 ways good health impacts on your everyday life daily_blabber March 9, 2012 General good health impacts on every area of life, from promoting great relationships to improving concentration and preventing serious disease. By Hilary Pereira goodh1Look after your gumsHealthy gums can cut your risk of developing heart disease. goodh2Maintain a healthy BMIThere are numerous benefits to maintaining a body mass index (BMI) , and one goodh3Eat a balanced dietGetting the right amount of nutrients and eating from all the food groups in the right proportion has lots of advantages, including keeping your immune From our partner goodh4Reduce your stress levelsAll your relationships at work and at home will benefit from a reduction in stress levels. goodh5Exercise regularlyExercising for 20-30 minutes five times a week will not only help you regulate your weight, it’ll also keep your cardiovascular system fit, boost y goodh6Give your brain a workoutKeeping your brain active can help prevent the onset of dementia, according to research findings. goodh7Eat your five a dayIt’s important to eat at least five portions of fruit and veg daily, as there’s evidence that it can help prevent some cancers. From our partner goodh8Have daily probioticsTaking probiotics, usually in the form of live yogurt drinks, can help prevent the symptoms of IBS by promoting the growth of good gut ‘flora&rs goodh9Keep blood-glucose levels stableMaking sure you have stable blood-glucose levels can boost your powers of concentration, which can be hugely helpful at work as well as at goodh10Get plenty of sleep Sleep promotes cell repair and healing, as well as restoring good mental function, so if you currently don’t feel you get enough, take steps toda 1 / 10 Previous Next FROM OUR NETWORK JOIN THE CONVERSATION What's Popular 1We just witnessed the most unexpected recoupling in Love Island history. 2The explosive Love Island clip that has UK fans switching over to the Australian version. 3The sweet nickname Prince Charles has given Meghan Markle. 4Why Eurydice Dixon's Sydney vigil isn't using her name. 5"I need you all to watch Netflix’s new comedy show. It will stun you into complete silence." FROM OUR NETWORK Want more from mamamia?