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Kamis, 05 Juli 2012

Research Healthy Lifestyles

Research Healthy Lifestyles

Research shows healthy habits learned in child growth and development of supporting bodies and brains of children and promote better health in adulthood. Since the mental and physical health are well related to the ability to
Learning and good health is an important predictor of future productivity, it is important that Texas schools give students access to learning environments that support healthy lifestyles.

Fact: The children are fed well, perform better in school, both academically and behavior.
Fact: Physical activity strengthens children's bodies, minds and dignity.
Fact: good night's sleep is essential for optimal growth and development performance.
Fact: Healthy habits formed during childhood.

Texas PTA is committed to building healthy families and communities, and believes that everyone has a role in making sure parents, schools, and communities have the support and resources they need.

The following information will help you develop a healthy lifestyle initiative to work with parents, students, teachers, school administrators and community members to support a healthy lifestyle at home, at school and in your community.
Fit Kids collaborative

Funded jointly by the PTA and Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Texas, Fit Kids Collaboration has focused on bringing stakeholders together to create a school health program, inspiration and collaboration to improve school health in Texas.


Rabu, 04 Juli 2012

Healthy lifestyle

Healthy lifestyle: everyone knows it, but few practice it

Although profits are known to have a lifestyle that includes exercise, a diet high in fruits and vegetables, maintaining a healthy weight, not smoking and alcohol use, only a fraction of the people follow a healthy lifestyle. Even today, according to an article published in The American Journal of Medicine, their numbers declined.

Wrong choices in life are often associated with the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Researchers at the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, they compared the results of two large studies of the U.S. population in 1988-1994 and 2001-2006. For 18 years, the percentage of adults aged between 40 and 74 years with a BMI above 30 increased from 28% to 36%, exercise 12 times a month or more has decreased from 53% to 43%, smoking rates have not changed (from 26.9 % to 26.1%), eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day has dropped from 42% to 26%, and 'moderate use of alcohol increased from 40% to 51%. The number of people who followed all 5 healthy habits has decreased from 15% to 8%.

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) conducted a national survey conducted by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. The researchers used data from the periods 1988-1994 and 2001-2006 of 7340 respondents in the first period and 7811 in the second. From the moment people are diagnosed with diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension or high cholesterol to take part in this survey, the researchers sought to determine whether these people have been taken by healthy habits, and whether this has changed from time to time. The study concluded that people with these conditions or risk factors for them were no more likely to follow a healthy lifestyle than people without these factors.


Selasa, 03 Juli 2012

Lifestyle -plus


Discover simple tips
But it is always useful to perform
Healthy and balanced lifestyle

  Health and welfare from the table: a healthy diet, in fact, a prerequisite for a balanced lifestyle and active. It's important to emphasize the fact that welfare is not a big sacrifice, but based on small steps to follow every day.

1.Creating varied diet foods are often present on the table: that way you'll avoid the temptation to "mess around" in between meals.

 2.Make a delicious breakfast because, after a night's sleep, our body needs energy to go again and find the humor for the day.

3.Structuring around lunchtime, watching the number, but it's really satisfying my hunger. On the table will never miss the fruits and vegetables, chosen from them this season. In addition, it is important to eat slowly, without stress or disruption best to enjoy the pleasure of food.

 4.Make a balanced diet and light, at night thinking that the body rests and requires only the power required to operate its organs (BMR). This means that the unused energy that can involve excessive food night to be stored as fat. In addition, neither to aid digestion nor avoid heavy meals and too inexperienced.

5. Enjoy snacks for the holes in the stomach mid-morning or afternoon, with a yogurt or fruit or cereal bars. In addition, drink plenty of water throughout the day to hydrate the right way.

6.Engage in regular exercise (preferably every day). Constant physical exercise, even if moderate, can enhance the immune response, with beneficial effects on the body and also on our minds.


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