Health Education Program Chapter 1 L.3: Healthy Choices Done By: Ala elmasry
Lesson objectives In this lesson you will learnObjectives Analyze the benefits of physical activity Analyze the benefits of physical activity and develop habits to improve your and develop habits to improve your physical health physical health Explain why the body needs nutrients and identify the major. Explain why the body needs nutrients and identify the major.
Recognize the importance of water for optimal health Recognize the importance of water for optimal health Avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs Avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs Identify the causes of stress and the positive ways to manage stress Identify the causes of stress and the positive ways to manage stress Have enough time to sleep Have enough time to sleep List the benefit of regular medical checkup. List the benefit of regular medical checkup.
Choosing active lifestyle: Childhood obesity Childhood obesity is becoming an alarming public health issue. overweight children overweight children frequently experience a range of medical problems from type 2 diabetes to hypertension to depression. When you choose to make regular physical activity a part of your life, you have more energy to complete your daily activities.
Mental Emotional Health Mental Emotional Health: Physically active people are better able to handle the stress and challenges of everyday life.
The importance of nutrition Food, like water and air, is one of life’s necessities. Your relationship to food affects all three sides of your health triangle; physical, social mental and emotional, Your body depends on nutrients in food to function properly throughout the day.
Meeting nutrients needs: N utrients are substances in food that your body needs. They help the body build new tissue, Repair damaged cells, and produce energy. All bodies need the same nutrients, but the amount a body needs depends upon the person’s age, gender, general health level of activity.
Water: Water plays a role in many of the body’s functions. functions. Avoid alcohol, tobacco and drugs a woody, shrub like plant with large leaves. Tobacco is a woody, shrub like plant with large leaves. a substance other than food that changes the structure or function of the body or mind. A drug is a substance other than food that changes the structure or function of the body or mind.
Stress is the body’s response to change. It is a normal reaction to certain situations or events in your life. problems in sleeping or eating, Biting or picking your fingernails is an example of a stress-related habit. Not all stress is bad. In fact, some stress is necessary. Positive stress can motivate you to do your best. Managing stress
Somewhat stressful Separating or divorced of parents Separating or divorced of parents Arguing with a friend Arguing with a friend family members alcohol or drug problems family members alcohol or drug problems Moving to new home Moving to new home Getting arrested Getting arrested Going to new school Going to new school Failing classes Failing classes Extremely stressful Arguing with a parent Arguing with a parent Being suspended from school Being suspended from school Worrying over height, weight or acne Worrying over height, weight or acne Starting to use alcohol or other drugs Starting to use alcohol or other drugs Getting a lead role in a school play Getting a lead role in a school play Loss or death of a pet Loss or death of a pet Getting glasses or braces Getting glasses or braces Family members having a serious illness Family members having a serious illness Being sick or injured Being sick or injured
What is stress management? Stress management includes activities and behaviors that help you deal with stress in a healthy way. Get plenty of sleep Think positive thoughts Make a time to relax Be physically active Talk to someone you trust Manage your time wisely
Get a regular medical checkup: What should be included in a full medical examination? 1.Your medical history 2. Vital statistics (height, weight, blood pressure, heart rate, breathing rate) 3. Routine blood and urine tests 4. Skin examination 5. Eye examination