It is from the same program as last year. You can see my speech from last year here. So I moved on from the first round, and today I said my speech again for round two, and was chosen out of the top two in my class to say it again to the rest of the school on Thursday! There are a few paragraphs on healthy eating, and exercising and stuff, so if you want, you can ignore those.
URL of this page: The following steps will help you feel better and live better. Get regular exercise and control your weight. Do NOT drink a lot of alcohol. Avoid alcohol completely if you have a history of alcoholism.
Use the medicines your health care provider gives you as directed. Eat a balanced and healthy diet. Take care of your teeth.
Manage high blood pressure.
Follow good safety practices. Exercise strengthens the bones, heart, and lungs, tones muscles, improves vitality, relieves depression, and helps you sleep better. Talk to your provider before starting an exercise program if you have health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure, or diabetes.
This can help ensure that your exercise is safe and that you get the most of out of it. One out of every 5 deaths each year is either directly or indirectly caused by smoking.
Secondhand cigarette smoke exposure can cause lung cancer in nonsmokers. Secondhand smoke is also linked to heart disease.
It is never too late to quit smoking. Talk to your provider or nurse about medicines and programs that can help you quit. Emotions, thinking, and judgment are first to be affected.
Continued drinking will affect motor control, causing slurred speech, slower reactions, and poor balance.
Having a higher amount of body fat and drinking on an empty stomach will speed up the effects of alcohol. Alcoholism can lead to diseases including: Diseases of the liver and pancreas Cancer and other diseases of the esophagus and digestive tract Heart muscle damage Brain damage Do NOT drink alcohol when you are pregnant.
Alcohol can cause serious harm to the unborn baby and lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. Parents should talk to their children about the dangerous effects of alcohol.
Talk to your provider if you or someone close to you has a problem with alcohol. Many people whose lives have been affected by alcohol get benefit from taking part in an alcohol support group. Always tell your provider about the all drugs you are taking. This includes over-the-counter medicines and vitamins.
Drug interactions can be dangerous. Older people need to be very careful about interactions when they are taking many medicines.Keep your heart healthy and your weight down with regular exercise. WebMD suggests how to get started, what kind of exercises to do, and how to monitor your workouts.
Living Healthy Living. Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Healthy living. Exercise Precautions You'll probably be able to exercise with no problem if your doctor says you can and if you pay attention to how you're feeling while you're working out. Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle.
Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases (like heart disease and cancer), and promote your overall health.
Burning more calories than you consume, with exercise and a healthy diet, helps you lose weight or maintain your current weight. Higher intensity workouts burn more calories than easier ones. Aim to exercise most days of the week, balanced with a low-calorie diet to control your weight.
These habits improve your well-being and make you feel good. Eating a healthy diet as well as exercising can lead to a better physique. Regular physical exercise also improves muscle.