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How can Lifestyle Diseases
Transcript of How can Lifestyle Diseases
Other reasons to live healthy?
How can you get a lifestyle disease?
You can get a lifestyle disease by living an unhealthy lifestyle, which is also know as a SEDENTARY lifestyle.
SEDENTARY means not taking part in physical activity on a regular basis. (CDC.gov)
Critical Statistics by CDC.gov
More Statistics from CDC.gov
•Drinking too much alcohol is responsible for 88,000 deaths each year, more than half of which are due to binge drinking. About 38 million US adults report binge drinking an average of 4 times a month, and have an average of 8 drinks per binge, yet most binge drinkers are not alcohol dependent.
•In 2011, more than half (52%) of adults aged 18 years or older did not meet recommendations for aerobic exercise or physical activity. In addition, 76% did not meet recommendations for muscle-strengthening physical activity.
•In 2011, more than one-third (36%) of adolescents and 38% of adults said they ate fruit less than once a day, while 38% of adolescents and 23% of adults said they ate vegetables less than once a day.
What are the primary lifestyle diseases?
1. Heart Disease
6. Respiratory diseases
Why it is important to live a healthy life?
By Brody Wells
How can an unhealthy lifestyle affect you?
Health Risk Behaviors that cause lifestyle diseases:
1. poor nutrition
2. lack of exercise or physical activity
3. tobacco use
4. excessive drinking
•About half of US adults (47%) have at least one of the following major risk factors for heart disease or stroke: uncontrolled high blood pressure, uncontrolled high LDL cholesterol, or are current smokers.
* Cigarette smoking accounts for more than 480,000 deaths each year. Each day, more than 3,200 youth younger than 18 years smoke their first cigarette, and another 2,100 youth and young adults who smoke every now and then become daily smokers.
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