The positive effects of a healthy lifestyle, including a healthy diet and fitness

Updated: May 14

A healthy lifestyle with a healthy diet and fitness can help you live a long and healthy life. Many people are surprised to learn that the benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle can extend beyond just living longer. By maintaining a healthy diet and fitness, you can improve your overall quality of life. You’ll start to enjoy better health and live longer because you’ll be able to perform better in all areas, including at work and in your relationships.


With the obesity crisis at an all-time high in the US—nearly 70% of Americans are overweight or obese—many people could benefit from losing weight. However, weight loss is difficult for a variety of reasons. Also, certain people are tempted to choose a different diet every month or a strategy they've read online or learned about from friends and relatives. Unfortunately, these diets are also not the most nutritious, and even with any weight reduction, they do not ultimately boost overall wellbeing.