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HEALTH & LIFE “The health is life”

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Changing some daily habits can mean the difference between healthy and sick. Having good health is crucial for living a happy and pleasant. Being healthy means that our body is functioning normally and that there is nothing out of balance Being healthy is also a mind balanced and in harmony with the body. Many times the speed of the life we lead, we forget that health is a treasure, value only when we get sick. Healthy habits are in large part, determine that you have good health. And when I mean habits, I mean precisely what you do every day: Sleeping Eating Stay hydrated Exercise Bathing Sun protection

The successful development of these habits will surely help you to have a longer life and healthier. Let's make a tour of these tips for good health.

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The term health food is generally used to considered to be beneficial to health, diet required for human nutrition. However, defined by national regulatory agencies such Administration.

describe foods that are beyond a normal healthy the term is not precisely as the U.S. Food and Drug

"Health food" is sometimes used as an umbrella term encompassing natural foods, organic foods, whole foods, and sometimes dietary supplements. Such products are sold inhealth food stores or in the health/organic sections of supermarkets. "Health food" may also refer to functional food: foods for which a specific claim of health benefits is made, such as that consumption of the food may prevent disease. Additionally, "health food" is sometimes used in contrast with "junk food", which may be high in calories but has little other nutritional value.

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Jack LaLanne and Robert Bootzin known as "Gypsy Boots" were early promoters of health foods in the past century in America.

ALSO… Eating fruits and vegetables in your diet for have a good health… Your body enjoys eating different types of food healthy. How it: Banana Orange Grapes Papaya Carrot Different chickpea Spinach Strawberries

In short, we must consume different types of vegetables and fruits, but more essential is drinking too much water for our body is even better.

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Exercise improves mental functioning, autonomy, memory, speed, "body image" and the feel-good, there is stability in personality characterized by optimism, euphoria and mental flexibility. Physical activity programs should provide relaxation, strength, muscle strength and flexibility. In the interaction of the body in space and time through the movement, many learning are constructed of man. This construction is done through a series of educational experiences that are promoted through exploration, practice and internalization, structuring a so-called body schema In the V Congress of the Spanish Society of Community Nutrition has highlighted the importance of sports activities for the physical, psychological and social. Furthermore, sport has a great influence on the prevention of many diseases such as obesity, hypertension and diabetes. An estimated 9 to 16 percent of deaths in developed countries can be attributed to a sedentary lifestyle. In the state of health of a person this | ANGIE ADARME – ALEJANDRA APONTE – SEBASTIAN REYES – RAUL GONZALEZ

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HEALTH & LIFE is a key that is combined with other important determinants such as genetic endowment, age, nutritional status, hygiene, health, stress and snuff.

Benefits of Sports for Physical and Mental Health of Individuals: On the heart: Decreases resting heart rate, and when an effort is made, the quantity of blood ejected from the heart with each beat. In this way the heart is greater efficiency "wasting" less energy to work. It stimulates the circulation within the heart muscle by promoting the "power" of the heart. On the circulatory system:  Contributes to the reduction of blood pressure.  Increases circulation to all muscles.  Reduces the formation of clots in the arteries thereby prevents

the

development

of

myocardial

and

cerebral

thrombosis.  It acts on the endothelium, which is the layer of cells lining inside the arteries secreting substances critical to proper operation, improving their business and keeping it healthy and | ANGIE ADARME – ALEJANDRA APONTE – SEBASTIAN REYES – RAUL GONZALEZ

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HEALTH & LIFE vigorous. All this for a direct action and through hormones released by exercise.  Improves performance by preventing venous varices. On the metabolism:  Increases ability to use oxygen that reaches the body through the circulation.  Increases the activity of muscle enzymes, elements that allow for better muscle metabolism and therefore less need for cardiac work requirement.  Fat consumption increases during activity thus contributing to weight loss.  Works

in

reducing

total

cholesterol

and

LDL

("bad")

cholesterol with increased HDL ("good").Improves glucose tolerance favoring the treatment of diabetes.  Increased secretion of various hormones work and contribute to the improvement of body functions.  Assists in maintaining a healthy sex life.  Improves the immune response to infections or attacks of various kinds.  Strengthening of structures (bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons) and improving the function of the musculoskeletal system contribute effectively to the quality of life and degree of independence especially among the elderly  .Decreases gastric symptoms and the risk of colon cancer

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Individuals who perform physical training leave smoking more easily and there is an inverse relationship between physical exercise and smoking. On the psychological aspects:  Increases sense of well being and reduces mental stress. There is release of endorphins, the bodies own substances with similar chemical structure to morphine, which favor the "feel

good"

after

exercise.

Reduces

the

degree

of

aggressiveness, anger, anxiety, anxiety and depression.  It decreases the feeling of fatigue. It gives you more energy and work capacity. On the locomotor:  Increases muscle and joint elasticity.  Increases strength and endurance of muscles.  It prevents osteoporosis.  It prevents muscle deterioration caused by years.  Easy movement of daily life.  Contributes to the greater independence of older people.  Improves sleep.

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Prolonged stress, poor diets, sudden changes in temperature or cause enough sleep your body will suffer and go down our defenses.

There are signs, as pupae on the lips, tiredness more than usual, slow to heal wounds, muscle aches without physically inactive or fragile hair, which reveal that our body's defenses are down. While the ideal would be to avoid, as far as possible, habits and situations that may weaken our body, proper nutrition can also help overcome hard times, it reinforces the immune system that protects us from bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. 10

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A balanced diet strengthens the immune system: Apparently energy intake has an obvious influence on immune activity, both excess and deficiency of calories. Excessive energy intake may affect the immune system's ability to fight infections, so that obesity is linked to an increased incidence of infectious diseases. In addition, obese people are more likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, in turn, are associated with impaired immune function. But malnourished people at increased risk of infections, like those who follow slimming diets of less than 1,200 calories a day or other higher number of calories but unbalanced, since these diets can decrease immune function.

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Reducing fat in the diet not only becomes crucial for weight control but also for the optimal functioning of the immune system. It appears that high-fat diets reduce the immune response, increasing the risk of infections. Therefore, by reducing the fat content in the diet, increased immune activity. However, there is only a matter of quantity, source or quality of fat we put into our daily diet is also important. Appropriate to include in our diet oily fish, nuts, olive oil and sunflower or soybean or linseed oil to ensure a balanced intake of different fats essential for health. Regularly consume fermented milk products like yogurt or kefir--also contributes to enhance the immune defenses. In fact, studies show that those who regularly eat fermented milk also exhibit greater resistance to the microorganisms that cause food poisoning, better immune status. Finally, the maintenance conditions of the immune system requires a steady intake of all vitamins and minerals. To do this, make sure to follow a balanced diet that includes variety of foods in adequate amounts.

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