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Healthy Lifestyle Presentation
Transcript of Healthy Lifestyle Presentation
2. Cultivating Optimism
3. Avoiding Overthinking and Social Comparison
4. Practicing Acts of Kindness
5. Nurturing Social Relationships
6. Developing Strategies for Coping
7. Learning to Forgive
8. Increasing Flow Experiences
9. Savoring Life's Joys
10. Committing to Your Goals
11. Practicing Religion and Spirituality
12. Taking Care of Your Body
13. Reading books for happiness To create awareness on the importance of living a healthy life because we care! To live longer
To thrive not just survive
Have more energy
Avoid disease and illness
Keep medical costs down
Look and feel better
Better mental care
Better lifestyle One needs to feel good all around.
Health and fitness are two closely
linked values Mission Statement Why be healthy? Exercise To maintain good health and well-being.
Good exercise habits:
use a bicycle
walk up steps instead of elevator
stretch or do simple flexibility exercises
get involved in games, tournaments etc How much exercise? - Ideally 20-30 minutes about 4 to 5 times a week
- Establish a moderate exercise routine
- Make it pleasant not just to lose weight
- Do not over do it
Healthy diet Food and water are needed to survive, provide energy, growth, repair and good health. Food also provides nutrients such as:
Minerals Energy Energy is needed at all times and is provided through the food we eat Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Is the amount of energy needed to stay alive, awake and warm. Our working energy is the amount of energy needed to move around, digest food and exercise.
Total energy = BMR + working energy Food Pyramid Colour wheel of fruits and vegetables Eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Eating fruits and vegetables of a variety of different colours, one can get the best all-around health benefits Benefits of red fruits and vegetables Provide protection from health conditions
risks Benefits of green fruit and vegetables Includes some of the most nutrient dense and the highest antioxidant content among produce Benefits of orange and yellow fruit and vegetables High in vitamin A content
Beneficial for eyes, lungs, bones and skin
Prevent and combat various diseases and conditions
Rich in nutrients
Benefits of yellow fruit and vegetables Fruits and vegetables having a yellow skin or flesh colour
contain beta-carotene like the orange fruit and vegetables.
Lower cholesterol and blood pressure, promote collagen
formation and healthy joints and bones
Corn Benefits of blue and purple fruit and vegetables Include vitamins and nutrients that support:
boost immune system
reduce tumor growth
limit the activity of cancer cells
improve calcium and other mineral absorption LIVE HEALTHY...BE HAPPY! Useful tips Always consult your doctor
Do a check up
Plan your food
Keep it simple
Vary your food
Start your day with a healthy
Eat small regular healthy snacks
Drink plenty of water
Eat more healthy carbohydrates
Eat protein with every meal
Encourage others do the same! ENJOY BEING AND FEELING HEALTHY THANK YOU Conference on
Living a Healthy Life
15 May 2013 What to do?