Overview Introduction 1st Main Point: Physical Health 2nd Main Point: Mental Wellness 3rd Main Point: Eating Habits Conclusion References
Introduction Society’s improvements: Science, TechnologyHigh standards of living Comfort Speed and EfficiencyPhysical and Mental strength: The treasure of the Human Race
What is a Healthy Lifestyle? Customs and Behaviors Improve quality of live Good Nutrition Quality sleep Avoiding unhealthy habits Improving emotional equilibrium
ThesisA healthy lifestyle has remarkable positive effects on peoples Physical health Mental wellness Eating habits.
Physical Health Lower risk of having chronic diseases Less chances of having cardiovascular problems Control and Reduce Hypertension Strengthening the heart and body muscles Physical resistance Builds up immune system Able to fight illness withminimal effort
Mental Wellness Release endorphins :chemical related to the mood Capability to control, stabilize the mood Allows clear thinking in times of stress and excitement Less worried and stressed out Balance between work and recreational time, rest and activity Increasing self-confidence and high self-esteem
Improving Eating Habits Eliminate fast-foods, prepared, package and canned Cook with fresh ingredients Increase the intake of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains Good balance between carbohydrates, protein and fat Eat in moderation and keep in mind portion size Decrease the intake of salt, sugar and saturated fats
Conclusion Discovering the positive effects through the own experience A healthy lifestyle affects the body, mind, and eating habits positively.
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