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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 In this lesson, you will learn to: Lesson Objectives Explain how the nation’s health goals relate to individual, family, and community health Describe the criteria for evaluating health information Understand the importance of health literacy for achieving and maintaining good health

4 Lesson 1 What Is Good Health? Good health is much more than just the absence of disease. Instead, achieving good health means striving to be the best you can be at any given time.health The Importance of Good Health

5 Lesson 1 The Health Continuum The Importance of Good Health

6 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

7 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

8 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. 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. The Importance of Good Health

9 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

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

11 Lesson 1 The Importance of Health Education Health is critical to quality of life. The goal of health education is to provide health information to help people make healthy choices.health education Promoting Your Health

12 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. Promoting Your Health

13 Lesson 1 Goals of Healthy People 2010 Individuals can take an active role in their own health. Families can shape their attitudes and beliefs that results in healthful behaviors. Communities can provide health services and offer behavior-changing classes. Promoting Your Health

14 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

15 Lesson 1 Choose the appropriate option. 1. Healthy People Health education 3. Health literacy 4. Health Quick Review 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.

16 Lesson 1 A. 1. Healthy People 2010 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

17 Lesson 1 Choose the appropriate option. 1. Health education 2. Prevention 3. Health literacy 4. Wellness Quick Review 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.

18 Lesson 1 A. 3. Health literacy 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

19 Lesson 1 Quick Review Q. Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Choose the appropriate option. True False

20 Lesson 1 Click Next to attempt another question. A. True. Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Quick Review - Answer

21 Lesson 1 Quick Review Q. Health literacy refers to a person’s ability to read and understand basic health information. Choose the appropriate option. True False

22 Lesson 1 A. False. Health literacy is a person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and then use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness. Quick Review - Answer Click Next to attempt another question.

23 Lesson 1 End of Lesson 1 Click Home to view the Main menu.

24 Lesson 1 Click Next to attempt another question. 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. Quick Review - Answer

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

26 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

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

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

29 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

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

31 Lesson 1 The Importance of Health Education Health is critical to quality of life. The goal of health education is to provide health information to help people make healthy.health education Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Promoting Your Health

32 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

33 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. 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 Becoming Health Literate

34 Lesson 1 A. Correct! Health education involves providing accurate health information to help people make healthy choices. Quick Review - Answer Click Next to attempt another question.

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

36 Lesson 1 A. Correct! Health literacy is a person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and then use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness. Quick Review - Answer Click Next to attempt another question.

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


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