ANCHOR LEAD: Longer days and warmer temperatures are almost here, but before you let your health take a backseat to busy schedules and fun in the sun… Brian Osuch finds out there are some simple things you can do to improve your everyday wellness. (:60)
SCRIPT: Lifestyles, I'm Brian Osuch. The spring season is upon us, and it's the perfect time to adjust your routines to start living a healthier lifestyle. Board Certified Internist, Dr. Nancy Simpkins says small preventive measures can have a big impact on your overall health.
CUT: (Dr. Simpkins) Get outside and walk 10,000 steps a day. Put a pedometer on your hip… your heart will surely thank you. Keep you sleep cycles the same, from weekdays to weekends. Establishing a healthy sleep pattern is really good for your health.
SCRIPT: Dr. Simpkins says when we're thinking about overall health, we often fail to think about things like gum health.
CUT: (Dr. Simpkins) Gums are the foundation of a healthy body. So, I like to recommend Colgate Total's new Gum Health Mouth Wash – twice a day after brushing. This protects against bacteria that can cause gingivitis. And gingivitis can lead to diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
SCRIPT: Gums are the foundation of a healthy mouth, which is key for overall health. For more tips, go to ColgateTotal.com. That's Lifestyles from Colgate.
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