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Lesson 1 Lifestyle factors help determine a person’s level of health. Establishing a regular sleep schedule can help you get enough sleep each night.

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2 Lesson 1 Lifestyle factors help determine a person’s level of health. Establishing a regular sleep schedule can help you get enough sleep each night. Such lifestyle factors promote good health. Your Health and Wellness

3 Lesson 1 The Health Continuum The Importance of Good Health

4 Lesson 1 Health Along the Continuum Health is dynamic. The health continuum spans the complete spectrum of health from chronic disease and premature death to a high level of health. Along the continuum are many points where your health could be located at any given time. Changes along the continuum may occur suddenly or gradually. The Importance of Good Health

5 Lesson 1 Wellness A person with a balanced life has a high degree of wellness.wellness Achieving wellness requires you to: Make decisions and practice behaviors based on sound health knowledge and healthful attitudes. Have an ongoing, lifelong commitment to physical, mental/emotional, and social health. The Importance of Good Health

6 Lesson 1 Lifestyle Factors Experts have identified habits that affect people’s overall health, happiness, and longevity, or how long they live. These habits, or lifestyle factors, are personal behaviors related to the way a person lives. Promoting Your Health Lifestyle factors that promote good health include: Getting 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night. Starting each day with a healthy breakfast. Avoiding tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

7 Lesson 1 More Lifestyle Factors Being physically active for at least 20 minutes a day, three or more days a week. Maintaining a healthy weight. Avoiding tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs. Abstaining from sexual activity before marriage. Managing stress. Maintaining positive relationships. Practicing safe behaviors to prevent injuries. Promoting Your Health

8 Lesson 1 Wellness and Prevention A key to your wellness is prevention.prevention Promoting Your Health

9 Lesson 1 The Importance of Health Education Health is critical to quality of life. The goal of health education is to give tools to live long, energetic, and productive lives.health education Promoting Your Health

10 Lesson 1 A health-literate individual needs to be:health-literate A critical thinker and problem solver. A responsible, productive citizen. A self-directed learner. An effective communicator. Becoming Health Literate Promoting Your Health

11 Lesson 1 Q. _________ is a nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the United States. Choose the appropriate option. 1. Healthy People Health education 3. Health literacy 4. Health Quick Review

12 Lesson 1 A. Healthy People 2010 is a nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the United States. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

13 Lesson 1 Q. _________ is 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. Choose the appropriate option. 1. Health education 2. Prevention 3. Health literacy 4. Wellness Quick Review

14 Lesson 1 A. Health literacy is 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. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

15 Lesson 1 Q. Write a paragraph using the terms health, wellness, and health education. Provide a short answer to the question given below. Click Next to view the answer. Quick Review

16 Lesson 1 A. Health is the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being. Wellness is an overall state of well-being, or total health. Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

17 Lesson 1 Explain how being health literate helps you achieve and maintain good health. Provide a short answer to the question given below. Quick Review

18 Lesson 1 A. Correct! Healthy People 2010 is a nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the United States. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

19 Lesson 1 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again, or click Next to view the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer

20 Lesson 1 A. Correct! Health literacy is 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. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

21 Lesson 1 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again, or click Next to view the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer

22 Lesson 1 What Is Good Health? Good health is much more than just the absence of disease. Instead, being healthy means striving to be the best you canhealth be at any given time. Health is the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being. The Importance of Good Health

23 Lesson 1 A person with a balanced life has a high degree of wellness.wellness Achieving wellness requires you to: Make decisions and practice behaviors based on sound health knowledge and healthful attitudes. Have an ongoing, lifelong commitment to physical, mental/emotional, and social health. Wellness Wellness is an overall state of well-being, or total health. The Importance of Good Health

24 Lesson 1 Promoting Your Health Wellness and Prevention A key to your wellness is prevention.prevention Prevention is practicing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury.

25 Lesson 1 Health is critical to quality of life. The goal of health education is to give tools to live long, energetic, and productive lives.health education The Importance of Health Education Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Promoting Your Health

26 Lesson 1 The Nation’s Health Goals Healthy People 2010Healthy People 2010 is a plan that is revised every 10 years to promote health and prevent illness, disability, and early death. Healthy People 2010 is a nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the United States. Promoting Your Health

27 Lesson 1 A health-literate individual needs to be:health-literate A critical thinker and problem solver. A responsible, productive citizen. A self-directed learner. An effective communicator. Becoming Health Literate Health literacy refers to 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. Promoting Your Health


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