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Healthy Lifestyle • Individual’s responsibility to take advantage of wellness opportunities • Practicing good

Healthy Lifestyle • Individual’s responsibility to take advantage of wellness opportunities • Practicing good health habits is especially important for health care workers Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 4

Habits and Health • • • Change is not always easy Be patient with

Habits and Health • • • Change is not always easy Be patient with yourself Set reasonable goals Focus on the positive Track your progress Plan rewards Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 5

Components of Healthy Living • • Maintaining a normal weight Sufficient exercise Getting adequate

Components of Healthy Living • • Maintaining a normal weight Sufficient exercise Getting adequate sleep Practicing preventive measures Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 6

Maintaining Normal Weight • Healthy nutrition and weight contribute to wellness and disease prevention

Maintaining Normal Weight • Healthy nutrition and weight contribute to wellness and disease prevention • Height-weight charts and Body Mass Index (BMI) • Excess weight can cause discomfort and serious disease Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 7

Normal Weight • Why Americans continue to gain weight • Calories – Proteins –

Normal Weight • Why Americans continue to gain weight • Calories – Proteins – Carbohydrates – Fats – Vitamins – Minerals Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 8

Food Guide Pyramid • • • Grains Vegetables Fruits Oils Milk products Meat, fish,

Food Guide Pyramid • • • Grains Vegetables Fruits Oils Milk products Meat, fish, beans, and nuts Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 9

Healthy Weight • • • Eat moderate amounts of nutritional food Eat adequate amounts

Healthy Weight • • • Eat moderate amounts of nutritional food Eat adequate amounts of fiber Prepare your own lunches and dinners Eat slowly Drink water Take vitamins as needed Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 10

Eating Disorders • Anorexia nervosa • Bulimia • Binge eating Copyright © 2007 by

Eating Disorders • Anorexia nervosa • Bulimia • Binge eating Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 11

Healthy Practices • Sufficient exercise • Adequate sleep • Preventive measures Copyright © 2007

Healthy Practices • Sufficient exercise • Adequate sleep • Preventive measures Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 12

Stress in Modern Life • Stress – Body’s reaction when it responds to danger,

Stress in Modern Life • Stress – Body’s reaction when it responds to danger, either real or imagined • Physical changes • External and internal stressors Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 13

Dealing with Stress • • • Stress is a fact of life Setting priorities

Dealing with Stress • • • Stress is a fact of life Setting priorities Time management Relaxation techniques Meditation Attitude Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 14

Minimizing Health Risks • • • Smoking Substance abuse Occupational hazards Safe sex Burnout

Minimizing Health Risks • • • Smoking Substance abuse Occupational hazards Safe sex Burnout Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 15

Helping Patients Develop Healthy Lifestyles • Serve as role model • Provide patient education

Helping Patients Develop Healthy Lifestyles • Serve as role model • Provide patient education • Health care workers can share information to help patients • Make sure what you share has your supervisor’s approval Copyright © 2007 by Thomson Delmar Learning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 16