Mind, Body & Spirit Diet Guidelines

By EatingWell Editors

Keep your energy levels up by following these guidelines from the nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Exercise regularly

Research shows that regular physical activity may help reduce stress and depression. And even short bouts of exercise can give you a boost. The reasons are not clear but it may be that exercise promotes the release of feel-good endorphins in the brain. Shoot for at least 30 minutes of exercise a day, which you can break up into smaller intervals if that’s more convenient. Take a 15-minute walk at lunch and another when you get home from work, and you’ve met your goal.

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