Every year various wellness trends happen like wellness tourism, sleep health, etc. But 2020 changed the health industry within the 3 months of Covid-19 spread, which we have never seen before. Survival through the deathly pandemic in 2020 was not that easy for us. From which we have now very much realized how our health gets punished if we take ourselves for granted. As we move forward in 2021, there are lots of challenges ahead of us. Where we have started living with extremely new health trends for the betterment of our well being.
Where for many people the year 2021 is about recollecting losses in 2020, side by side taking health the main concern. According to expert research, people around the world have set their fitness routines, daily habits, diets, the medicine that focuses on boosting immunity and made their health #1 priority.
Here are some new health trends for 2021 from our experts, that will be with us in the year 2021:
1. Self-Care for All
Self-care is not new for us. But earlier it was not considered a priority as a wellness measure before the CoronaVirus pandemic. Although Covid19 changed us a lot where self-care is as important as other lifestyles for healthy living. Moreover, people have understood taking care of oneself can also affect our surroundings. In other words, “If we are healthy, our community and our family are equally healthy”.
2. Increase of Virtual Fitness
At the start of the pandemic, fitness and health studios were at a closing point where everyone saw an immense increase in online at home fitness class virtually. With the power of social media, many of us will witness the major trends in 2021 in the fitness industry. This is a great opportunity for many gyms or trainers to reach a lot more audiences globally and a blessing to people who cannot afford a gym. And this trend will gear up its increase this year.
3. Prevention is better than cure
In wellness science it has been proved, taking beforehand precautions is better than after cure. Many of us don’t know that our body also gives us symptoms if something is not good for it. Like if you frequently get the flu, that means your body immunity is weak. We must learn to take such an alert seriously and work on it before it’s too late. As covid situation made it more clear, how our body could fight pandemic like virus or disease if we earlier worked on our immune boosting. And now we also know how strongly our immunity is critically connected to health. Meaning if we want to build a healthy society then this needs to our 1#priority.
4. Restricted to a Balanced diet
The hardships of 2020 changed the eating habits of many people around the globe. We people start to focus on new health ways with a restricted balanced diet for our well-being. As a result, food and health culture have changed a lot to focus on balanced nutrition. Our body is prone to disease, infection, fatigue, and low performance and to get it fixed it’s very important to eat a balanced diet. We must have combination of protein, carbohydrates, fat, another quality of minerals in a meal to balance it according to the body needs
5. Vitamins Supplement a new Big Thing
Research says our body extracts 10% of vitamins from whatever we eat. So to complete the body full vitamin requirement we take supplements besides eating a healthy diet. Vitamin Deficiency causes your body with many health issues like Fatigue, Dizziness, Irregular heartbeats, Weight loss, Numbness or tingling in your hands and feet etc. According to research “India supplement market will reach $ 3.8 billion by 2022, on the back of growing consumption. Because of the increase in awareness about preventive healthcare due to rise in cases of diseases such as obesity, blood pressure, diabetes, malnutrition, etc.
6. Awareness of mental health
Many people have struggled the past year with mental health issues due to job loss, emotional instability, etc. India has reported the rise of telemedicine for mental health is 100% for only 2020. Because of this in 2021 mental health will be taken into consideration as people have understood the importance of caring for themselves. There are wearable devices that give alerts on your mental wellbeing. But the best answer to this problem is “Meditation- it increases willpower. One can accomplish longer with the help of 10 minutes of silent meditation every day” says Palak Midha. Includes breathing exercises, and meditation postures.
7. Healthy Organs So Healthier We
Working only on the immune system will not be the one thing to work within 2021. Making our body healthy by organ detox will be a popular trend this year. According to many nutritionists knowing your organs health is also one part to fight any disease. Like liver detox is a new thing, as the liver is a frontline tissue which detects, captures and cleans out bacteria entering the body. Not only liver but heart, kidneys, and lungs plays an important part in a healthy functioning body. Dietitian Lavleen Kaur has discussed some habits to detox the internal organ in a natural way.
8. Wellness Travel Trend
The traveler was mostly affected by the wake of coronavirus in 2020. Everyone was stuck in their homes. That was the most challenging and traumatic phase which left us scattered from the normal routines. After the end of the lockdown, people tried to accept the new normal travel time. With the help of experts, 2021 will continue to regain travel stability with all the safety equipment. And then everyone will be ready to travel with wellness retreats and with outdoor adventure experiences to the destinations of choice.
9. A new phase of Pandemic(Covid19)
With the launch of the vaccine on 16th January 2021 in India, there is hope for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Although the virus will be with us for a lifetime we are fighting with it and we will fight it in the future as well. Why I am calling it a new phase of Covid19 because the decision to take the vaccination will affect many lives.
10. Back to Nature
From skincare products to food products, we have started to make our lifestyle go to all naturals. These kinds of diets are one of the new health trends for 2021, said to be plant-based food/diet. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) recommended some vitamin A-rich, plant-based foods to include in your diet.
There are various companies that have started to solve weight loss in a fun way. Like brands like Zeo and Organic India Clean which provide detox plans boxes to their customers with natural ingredients way without any processed ingredients. Going organic food benefits our health in many ways, decreases heart disease, cancer etc.
Although 2020 proved how “Health is our Wealth” which made us improvise with new health trends for 2021. And the most important part is that we now know adopting new changes in habits can lead us to a happy, healthy, and longer life. Let’s take these challenges as a sport to make a better society, with not only living physically healthy but mentally strong as well in the wellness field.