Dr. Carol Goldberg
(arranged in order of difficulty
for most people)
Wear a seat belt in cars and planes.
Add fruit and vegetables to every meal.
Use dental floss.
Whenever possible, walk instead of taking
an elevator, a car, or a bus.
least a half-hour 5 days a week, the more and the more varied the
better. (The type
and amount should be approved by your health care professional prior to beginning and
when there are changes in your health and/or significant increases in amount of
Reduce saturated fats (such
as fatty meat, fried foods, egg yolks, butter, baked goods with
tropical and hydrogenated oils) and sugar, in accordance with your
weight and health risks.
Reserve time for relaxation techniques (such
as meditation), leisure, and relationships.
Get enough sleep (eight
If you smoke, use drugs, or drink too much alcohol, do whatever it
takes to give it up (except harmful substitutes).
If you need to lose weight, eat less, eliminate fats and sugar, and exercise as
vigorously as your health status permits.
Avoid road rage and other angry encounters.
Learn to manage problems that cause you stress.
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