How often do we come across statements like “Be who you are” on social media platforms?
It seems like today’s generation has dragged the tagline way ahead of its intended place.
We are turning a blind eye to fitness and the inbuilt necessity of exercising in order to sustain a healthy life, in the name of body positivity.
While it is important to love and respect bodies regardless of outward appearance, it cannot be used as an excuse to abandon health by practicing an unhealthy lifestyle.
According to a report by The Times of India, eating junk food is killing more people than smoking.
A poor diet, especially a diet low in whole grains and fruits tends to account for hundreds of deaths in India annually.
This indicates that binge eating for hours with mindless snacking and midnight cravings for junk on a regular basis pose a grave threat to healthy living.
Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, enhancing the immune system becomes a prerequisite to battle the potentially fatal disease.
It is important to take a step back from the “it is what it is” attitude and adopt a healthy lifestyle, thereby facilitating a positive and disease-free life.