It's safe to assume that just about everyone wants a healthy body. But while we might have a desire to improve or maintain our health, the decisions we make might say otherwise. Here's a look at seven ways you're ruining your body without realizing it.
1. Not Getting Enough Sleep
Sleep might seem like a luxury, especially if you have kids or you're juggling school and work. But sleep does more for your body than you might realize. It not only keeps you refreshed and rejuvenated, your body repairs itself when you're asleep. Getting seven to nine hours of sleep a night can improve your immune system, reducing your risk of colds, flu and other illnesses.