Winter Health Tips: Helping You Stay Healthy This Winter

Adopt these healthy habits to boost your overall health. These practices, along with CDC safety guidelines and your own doctor’s guidance, will help you stay healthy this winter.

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Doing what you can to stay healthy this winter starts with following CDC guidelines developed for COVID-19: wearing a face covering, keeping 6 feet of distance from others and avoiding indoor gatherings. 

But for overall health, practicing good habits can also benefit you. To help stay healthy this winter, use these strategies on diet, exercise and well-being, recommended by Penny Stern, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Before you start, consult your own healthcare providers for tailored guidance on changing your diet and exercising safely.