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Health and Fitness
An ideal way to maintain your health and fitness is a healthy diet and regular exercise. A healthy diet includes a variety of plant-based and animal-based foods that provide nutrients to your body. Such nutrients give you energy and keep your body running.
- Nutrients help build and strengthen bones, muscles, and tendons and also regulate body processes (i.e. blood pressure).
- Water, essential for growth, reproduction and good health.
- Macronutrients consumed in relatively large quantities and include proteins, carbohydrates, and fats and fatty acids. Micronutrients – vitamins and minerals – consumed in relatively smaller quantities, essential to body processes.
Making healthy food choices, important because good choices lowers your risk of heart disease, developing some types of cancer, and contributes to maintaining a healthy weight.
Physical exercise enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. Strengthens muscles and improving cardiovascular system. According to the National Institutes of Health, four types of exercise: endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance.
Physical fitness, a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness, generally achieved through proper nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical exercise, and sufficient rest.
Before the industrial revolution, fitness once defined as the capacity to carry out the day’s activities without undue fatigue. However, with automation and changes in lifestyles physical fitness is now considered a measure of someones ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities. Resist diseases, and to meet emergency situations.