Essay On Healthy And Wellness

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Welcome new college freshman, we are here today to discuss how to create and promote health and attain wellness. There is a preconception that all college students will gain an extra fifteen pounds also called the “freshman fifteen”, when they start school because of all of the unhealthy options and unlimited amount of access to food. Before ever trying to even create a healthy lifestyle it’s important to understand how people become obese and unhealthy, how to help prevent it and how being healthy and having wellness benefits your life. Let’s take a look at how it all starts. Starting at a young age, some children are exposed to constant junk food because the parents do not want to make a meal because they are too tired, so they simply throw some processed food in the microwave and call it good. That’s starting kids at a young age that bad eating is okay. Parents are supposed to encourage their kids to healthy habits such as eating their fruits and vegetables, however, the parents’ activity in their child’s heath is just the start to obesity. An inactive…show more content…
A healthy life is when you actually are doing healthy eating and exercising while wellness is when one makes the approach to a healthy life and understand the benefits that come with it. Wellness if the keeping of a healthy life, while healthy eating comes and goes. When you truly have wellness, you want to keep the heathy life and don’t want to go back to the disease filled habits. Many of you are probably thinking, “what’s the point of having wellness”, and to answer your question simply, it’s a way to help prevent reoccurrence on an unhealthy lifestyle. Think of alcoholics who are trying to be sober, their wellness is their mental commitment to not go back to their prior habits. That is the same thing with health wellness, it’s the mental commitment to be healthy and keep oneself from the disastrous and life destroying habits of unhealthy

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