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Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
Your health & wellness  chapter 1- lesson 1
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Your health & wellness chapter 1- lesson 1

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  • 1. Your Health & Wellness Chapter 1- Lesson1
  • 2. The importance of Good Health <ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t mean you won’t get sick, but means you have the ability to make good decisions </li></ul>
  • 3. The Health Continuum <ul><li>Health constantly changes </li></ul><ul><li>The continuum spans the complete spectrum of health- from birth to death </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It can change very quickly or gradually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples?? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wellness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An overall state of well-being, or total health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comes from making decisions based your health knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Promoting Your Heatlh <ul><li>Lifestyle Factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PERSONAL behaviors related to the way a person lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some promote bad health, others promote good health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples?? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 5. Lifestyle Factors <ul><li>Getting 8-10 hours of sleep each night </li></ul><ul><li>Eating a healthy breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Eating a variety of nutritious foods each day </li></ul><ul><li>Physical activity for at least 30 minutes most days </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining a healthy weight </li></ul><ul><li>Avoiding tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs </li></ul><ul><li>Abstaining from sexual activity before marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Managing stress </li></ul><ul><li>Having positive relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Preventing injury </li></ul>
  • 6. Promoting Your Health <ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practicing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seat belts, applying sunscreen </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Promoting Your Health <ul><li>Health Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The providing of accurate health information to help people make healthy choices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows people the quality of life that is attainable </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. Promoting Your Health <ul><li>Health Literacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A health literate person knows how to access resources from home, school, or the community </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Health Literacy <ul><li>A health literate individual needs to be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A critical thinker and problem solver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A responsible, productive citizen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A self-directed learner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An effective communicator </li></ul></ul>

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