The Top Habits That Really Healthy Women Keep

The Top Habits That Really Healthy Women Keep

There are certain determinants of health that are largely, if not entirely, out of our control. Genetic makeup and biology have major bearing on overall wellbeing, as do any number of socioeconomic factors, as well as access to high-quality care. For women who have an inherited health condition, or who are struggling to earn a living wage the path to health is going to be rockier than that of someone who is healthy and happily employed.

What’s more, there is no one definition of what “good health” means — and there are many ways of getting there. One version might include a lot of yoga and a vegan diet; another might center around finding medications that safely and effectively address a chronic condition. Neither is wrong.

But there are individual behaviors that have been shown — in many cases definitively — to help improve and maintain women’s health. Habits that have a direct and measurable impact on women’s bodies and minds, and that healthy women therefore embrace. Here are 19. Read the full story here …