- Drink water
- Eat vegetables and fruits
- Get the recommended amount of fiber and other vitamins
- Limit intake of sugars and red meat
- Limit the intake of highly processed foods
While that isn't 100% protection against all ailments, that is as close to a healthy holy grail as you can get.
So if it's really that simple, why isn't everyone healthy?
It takes resolve to eat right and exercise. This is especially true if you don't grow up particularly health conscious and you try to undo twenty years of bad eating and exercise habits. There's a simple set of "rules" to follow, but it takes work to follow them.
What do you do to keep yourself on the healthy track?