Guide To Good Health And Hygiene

How to Maintain Health and Hygiene: 10 Steps to a Better Life

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver” – Mahatma Gandhi

What Mahatma Gandhi had said yesterday, holds true in equal measures today. While accumulating wealth might be a grand prospect but health is the real investment.

Here, we tell you top 10 steps that one needs to follow for a better life!

1. Quit Smoking –

Smoking can lead to a variety of ongoing complications in the body, as well as long-term effects on your body systems. The main health risks from smoking are lung cancer, heart disease and stroke.

2. Regular health check-ups –

Scheduling regular health check-ups can help detect problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. According to a study, getting health check-ups done on a regular basis can actually increase the life expectancy.

3. Avoid excessive drinking –

Excessive drinking poses a great risk to a lot of health problems. It can affect your blood pressure level, increase the risk of heart strokes, cause damage to the liver and a list of other problems. Excessive drinking should be avoided in order to lead a healthy life.

4. Regular Exercise –

Doing exercise on a regular basis is the key to a healthy body. Not only it makes one feel energetic, but it also combats health conditions and diseases.

5. Wash your hands frequently –

Washing hands on a regular basis is very important as it helps to keep germs at bay. Our hands get exposed to a lot of bacteria and viruses throughout the day. One should wash hands often to maintain a healthy and hygienic life.


6. Sleep Properly -

Taking a proper 8-hour sleep is necessary for proper functioning of our body and mind. With a lot of work stress, people tend to ignore the fact that how important sleep is.

7. Drink lots of Water and eat good food:

Drinking water helps energize muscles and maintain the balance of body fluids. The minimum water requirement for men is 3 litres and about 2.2 litres for females. Drink adequate water and eat good food to make sure you meet your body’s nutritional requirements. Also, disinfect your kitchen with a fluid like Dettol Kitchen Gel while you are preparing food as that is extremely essential for a healthy home.

8. Keep your body clean –

A clean body is very necessary for a healthy living. One should take proper measures to keep their body clean. Such measures include bathing regularly, cutting nails, cleaning of ears etc.
By using Dettol Cool soap one can stay clean and feel fresh.


9. Keep your home clean:

Keeping your home clean and hygienic is one of the basic practices for keeping your overall health in check. Make sure you use a strong disinfectant like Lizol for the floor and keep mosquitoes at bay by spraying a mosquito repellent like Mortein. This will help prevent diseases right at the start.


10. Mental well-being is as important as physical health:

Mental well-being plays a pivotal role in one’s ability to maintain good physical health. Mental well-being refers to the overall psychological well-being of a person. Never forget that the secret to a healthy life is a healthy mind and body.

You can keep yourself healthy and active by using the Dettol range of soap, sanitizer, body wash, kitchen gel, Multi-use Hygiene Liquid, Multi-use wipes etc. and have a healthy home by using our home-specific products like Mortein and Harpic. Here’s wishing you a healthy, happy life every day!