29. FC11.2.01.Health Literacy (1)

 Physical
 Mental
 Emotional
Is your own optimal fitness and well-being
 Toned muscles, a strong heart, and clear lungs
 It is the ability to meet the demands of day-today life
 Calories are burned efficiently
 Dietary Guidelines recommends 3 – 30 minute
aerobic activities weekly
 Healthy weight is maintained for your body type
 Impacted
by age, bone structure, and gender
 To maintain a healthy weight, exercise
regularly and eat reasonable portions of a
variety of nutritious foods
 Energy
to be more productive and do
things that are important to you.
 A positive outlook and the ability to deal
with stress which increases self esteem.
 Reduced risk for many health problems,
including heart disease, cancer and
 Basal
metabolism- refers to the amount
of energy required to maintain ones
automatic body functions such as hair
 Metabolism varies in individuals.
 Muscle mass increases metabolism.
 Teens have a higher metabolism than
adults because they are still growing.
Our metabolism changes and our eating
habits must adjust as a result.
 Uses
weight in relation to height and age to
help determine whether you are in an
appropriate weight range.
 Helps to determine if you are
underweight(-15%) or possibly
In inches, the formula looks like this:
weight in pounds (height in inches) x (height
in inches) x 703
A person who weighs 180 pounds and is 5
feet 8 inches tall has a BMI of 27.4.
180 lbs
(68 inches) x (68 inches)
x 703 = 27.4
 Weighing
15% more than what
your physician recommends.
 Inactivity is a factor.
Heart disease, high blood
pressure, and certain cancers
are associated with being
 Develop
healthful eating and exercise habits.
 Lose weight safely by eating larger portions
of healthy foods.
 Include foods from all food groups.
 Individuals
who weigh at least 15% less
than the healthy weight recommended by
their physician are considered
 Lowered resistance to infections, reduced
muscle strength, and malnutrition are
related to being underweight.
 Weight
should be gained slowly and
steadily by choosing low-fat, nutrient and
calorie dense foods in larger portions.
 Always
start a plan by seeing your physician
yearly for a physical.
 Good nutrition and exercise.
 Appropriate dental care.
 Focus on changing eating habits for a
 Know your body - for example if you have a
larger bone structure, you will weigh more.
 Resiliency
– the capacity to withstand stress
and the ability to adapt and overcome risk
and adversity.
 Positive affirmation - or the way you talk to
yourself— should increase your selfconfidence, wellbeing, and satisfaction.
 Being
the best version of you that you can be
without focusing on perfection.
 People
who are emotionally fit can deal with
stresses of life in a positive way.
 Eustress
 Distress
Positive pressure that Negative pressure that
can increase your
performance. Usually performance. It can
cause emotional strain
connected with
and even lead to
feelings of success.
physical health
 Who
feels like they
have a good
control over the
stress in their
 Out
of those who
raised their hands
- Who has the best
 Racing
 Sweating hands
 Inability to focus
 Headaches
 Tightness of shoulders or neck
 Feeling overly tired
 Sleeping more
 Irritability
 Loss of appetite or overeating
 Death
 School
 Relationships
 Peers
 Marriage
 Divorce
 Losing
a job
 Drug abuse
 New baby
 Moving
 Sporting event
 Listening to music
 Playing with pet
 Laughing
 Crying
 Relaxing
 Writing
 Painting
 Religious connection
 Talking it out
 Exercising
 Negative self talk
 Body mutilation
 Violent outbursts
 Emotional eating
 Drinking
 Smoking/Drugs
 Avoiding social
 Bottling your emotions
 Participate
in life-long learning - taking
advantage of opportunities throughout life
to foster continuous development and
improvement of the knowledge and skills
needed for employment and personal
 Staying abreast of the news and events.
 Taking classes for career and personal
Ex: computer classes offered at community
college or pottery classes at an arts center
 Try
something new – new experiences,
travels, and hobbies all expand the brain and
require us to adapt.
 Play
games – puzzle games, sudoku, and
crosswords test the brain and recall
previously learned material for a mental
 Read
– Relaxing activity. Can stimulate the
brain and challenge you to observe the world
through a new lens.
 Draw
an outline of a human who you consider
to have a healthy shape (use a regular sheet
of paper)
 On the arms and legs, write 3 different ways
to be physically healthy
 Around the head, write 3 ways to be mentally
 And in the chest/heart area, write 3
ways to be emotionally healthy
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