The turn of the century brought forth revolutionary changes in the way people present themselves. With healthcare facilities around the world focused on the rapidly increasing rate of obesity; mass media encouraged its audiences to embrace the photoshopped images of picture perfect models. In the rush to conform yourself into the images fed into our minds, we falter to draw the line between healthy and “slim”. One’s goal in life should not be to configure oneself to the picture perfect images which are achieved through a computer program but a well planned functional lifestyle. Here are three essential guidelines to living a healthy lifestyle.