Healthy bodies and minds are important components of a happy life. Many celebrities are outspoken advocates of a healthy lifestyle and find ways to incorporate health into their busy schedules. Here are a few health tips from some of our favorite health-conscious celebs.

Reba McIntire & Vitamins

Treating your body to the recommended amount of daily vitamins is extremely important. There are many negative symptoms associated with lack of sufficient vitamins including depression, skin pallor, and nail and hair loss. Many health clinicians will prescribe the use of supplements if your diet isn't meeting the recommended vitamin dosage. You can also forgo getting a prescription and just get them from an online supplement store. Country music star Reba McIntire is a proponent of supplemental vitamins among other things. Here's what she had to say: "I treat myself pretty good. I take lots of vacations, I eat well, I take supplements, I do mercury detox, I get plenty of sleep, I drink plenty of water and I stay away from drama and stress."

Michelle Obama & Exercise

Exercise is one of the most important and obvious aspects of a healthy lifestyle. First Lady Michelle Obama has been quoted to say "Exercise is more than just physical, it's therapeutic." Scientifically, she's right. Exercise has been proven to have a positive impact on both physical and emotional health. Health experts recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise at a minimum of five times per week. It is also recommended that adults engage in muscle strengthening activities like push-ups, sit-ups, or abdominal exercises at least two times per week. Making physical exercise a regular practice can reduce your risk of disease, increase your metabolism, and improve your mood.

Jessica Biel & Getting Sleep

Actress Jessica Biel claims rest is the key to a healthy lifestyle. Here's what she had to say: "For me, I feel best when I get enough sleep. I know it's boring, but it's important," she states. Medical experts agree. Sleep allows our bodies to recharge and rejuvenate and getting enough shut-eye is extremely important for mood and productivity. Experts recommend an average seven hours of sleep each night. To help, health providers suggest establishing a bedtime and sticking to it. Consider a bedtime routine or activity that will prepare your mind and body for a peaceful rest.

Katy Perry & Meditation

Meditation is another popular health tactic. Pop soloist Katy Perry is a huge proponent of this practice. "I start each day with meditation. It puts me in the best mood," she claims. Meditation is a well-established stress-reduction technique that is widely accepted in the medical world. Meditation has been known to reduce blood pressure and improve immunity among other benefits. This modern practice provides an outlet for releasing negativity and calming the mind and can dramatically improve your outlook on life.

America Ferrera & Drinking Water

Water is an obvious daily necessity. Water makes up more than two-thirds of the body and without it, we could not survive. In fact, water is so important to our survival that our amazing bodies are equipped with internal mechanisms designed to alert us when we lack a sufficient amount of this vital element. Water assists with body temperature regulation, plasma transportation and acts as a lubricant for many other regular digestive functions. In addition to the obvious health benefits, drinking plenty of water is a known beauty secret. America Ferrera says that water payed a huge role in her health transformation. "Once I started drinking more water, my skin, hair and nails all flourished," she says.

These are just a few of the many important tips for leading a healthy lifestyle. If you're looking to improve on your current regimen, consider incorporating these helpful tactics into your routine. You won't be disappointed with the results.

Author's Bio: 

Hannah Whittenly is a freelance writer and mother of two from Sacramento, CA. She enjoys kayaking and reading books by the lake.