Eating more vegetables and fruits and less junk food are a really good source of vitamins that the body needs in order to maintain a healthy diet (O’Connor, 2008). These fruits are low in calories, which will reduce the person's chance of developing a heart attack. Also eating fruits and vegetables helps make people feel full and avoid high fat foods such as snacks and meats that contain high amounts of trans fat. One way to avoid these snacks or foods that contain high amounts of trans-fat the person should keep vegetable already cut up in small pieces for a quick snack so whenever she gets hungry the fruits or vegetables will be available to grab, which will stop her from grabbing junk food. Whole grains play an important role in keeping the heart healthy.
It helps anyone who wants to build muscle endurance, increase lean body mass, boost strength, and increase anaerobic performance. Creatine helps your cells retain water, which is good for performance. This can, however, give you a higher body weight; this is why fighters and other weight-class athletes may need to cycle off creatine from time to time. Creatine is safe for teenagers and it's also effective. Research suggests that creatine improves strength and performance in teenagers who were already in shape and highly-trained for their sport.
Coronary Heart Disease Some Basic Facts Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the number one killer of American males and females. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), approximately every 33 seconds an American will suffer some type of coronary event and almost every minute, someone will die from it. Heredity, although not a controllable risk factor, does play a role in heart disease risk. In fact, children of parents who have heart disease are more likely to develop heart disease later in life. Because individuals with a family history of heart disease are at a greater risk, it is important to focus on controllable risk factors such as not smoking, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure within a normal range, becoming physically active and maintaining a healthy weight.
Complications of diabetes are heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, blindness, and loss of limbs. When life is challenging remember they are things that we can do to help decrease the risk for developing diabetes. The first thing that needs to be done is to be willing to adopt healthy behaviors, first I would make sure that my blood sugar levels are in the normal range, the second thing that can be done is by maintaining a healthy weight with exercise and eating a well-balanced diet, for example by taking the stairs instead of the elevator, starting an exercise program to work the muscles, finding lower fat alternatives to replace the high fat foods while watching the portion sizes, and counting calories by reading the food labels can also help, eating more fruits and vegetables, there are several ways I can incorporate more fruits and vegetables into my diet, one is to start by putting the fruit in a place that is easier to see and get to like the kitchen counter, prepare vegetables by cutting them and placing in containers that are easier to get to in the refrigerator. Drinking 100% fruit or vegetable juices is another way to help me get more into my diet, eating more whole grains and less refined grains and sugar, because whole grains reduce the risk of developing diabetes and other diseases. By making these
It may be because he had become depressed. This is fairly common. ‘People with diabetes are 1.5 to two times as likely to have a depressive disorder compared with people who do not have diabetes.’ Stated from Encouraging effective self-management in diabetes, William H. Polonsky. However, I feel that if a more focussed, intense, education programme had been commenced at the initial stages of diagnosis, Anwar and his family may have coped better with the diabetes. As it was, Anwar was struggling with this change in lifestyle and daily job of managing the disease.
According to National Institutes of Health (2011), "Children with obesity-related diabetes may have serious difficulties making basic lifestyle changes” (Obese teens and diabetes, para.). According to California diabetes program (2009) "Pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes in children and are growing public health problems. Type 2 diabetes represents 8-45 percent of pediatric patients with diabetes currently diagnosed in large pediatric centers in the United States. Young patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are generally overweight, typically inactive, have a
(Natural treatments for ADHD, 251-256) Some people choose to use nutritional substances to manage their ADHD. Minerals are the most important part of nutritional supplements. They help all the vitamins, proteins, amino acids, and enzymes function properly which can lead to a less hyper child. Calcium, iron, magnesium, copper, lithium, potassium, and zinc are just a few minerals essential to this process. They can be mixed with other non-common substances like GABA which is shown to decrease hyper activity.
Jody Tavares Christopher Sullivan ENG-123-X2718 English Comp II December 10, 2014 Benefits to Youth Participation in Sports The majority of people begin to worry about their health in their middle ages. It’s at that time in our lives when people close to us are more likely to come down with a particular disease or a condition such as high blood pressure. Some of these are genetic but some are thought to be the result of a poor lifestyle. Therefore, developing good eating habits and a regular exercise routine as a young adult, can help carry those good habits into adulthood. One of the easiest ways to develop good habits at a young age is to participate in youth sports.
I agree with Warner in saying that we need a cultural change health habits.We live in society where a high percentage of our youth is obese and before they turn eighteen they have health issues such as diabetes and high blood pressure.The parents are the one to blame, i totally understand some parents don't have the time,resources, or money,but their are ways they can decrease their children health risk. There are a number of things i see in our culture that encourage "bad" health habits.individuals skipping breakfast in the morning is one example, not eating breakfast effects metabolism and your ability to concentrate due to the fact your body has limited energy.Not brushing your teeth before you go to bed is another bad health habit,many people don't know that no brushing your teeth at night can rotten your teeth and it may cause you to have gum disease later on in life.Another bad habit that i see in our culture is individuals not eating a few a hours prior to drinking alcohol, this may lead to excessive throwing up,diarrhea,dehydration and alcohol poison. Sleeping late is major bad habit in our culture, it can cause you become sick or effect your ability to remember and think. There are a number of things i see in our culture that encourage "good" health habits.Mediation is one, mediation can lower your blood pressure,stress level, and decrease your chance of having a stroke or heart attack.Drinking water is another good habit that flushes toxins out the body and decrease your chance of getting acne or pimples. Natural food is always a good health habit that gives you more nutrients and fiber unlike regular food.