Wellness

                                                             Tiara Dixon

Optimal health with a balance in physical, mental, and social health and it improves the quality of life

   Self destructive behavior

  • Drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse
  • Irresponsible sexual behavior
  • physical inactivity
  • unhealthy eating habits

Environment

  • Exposure to lead & carcinogens
  • And good sanitation

Genetics

  • Birth defects
  • Family history

How to Promote Wellness

Good nutrition, physical activity, health screenings and examinations, and stress management

Good Nutrition

  • Nutrition relates to food and all body processes requiring food. It also promotes a healthier body and mind
  • Grains, Fruits, Vegetables, Protein, Dairy

Physical Activity

  • 30 minutes of the week at 50-85% of maximum heart rate
  • Brisk walking, jogging, bicycling, and moderate walking
  • Reduce the risk of: high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, colon cancer, stroke, low levels of HDL

Emotional, Mental, Social, Physical and Spiritual Wellness

  • Be optimistic and enjoy life
  • Continue learning and learn from life experiences
  • Have affection, honesty, and loyalty to others
  • Diet and health screening
  • Believe in a high authority, practice religious beliefs

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