The Barriers To Overcoming The Barriers To Healthy Life

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INTRODUCTION

Healthy lifestyle is the way of living in which we are aware to be free from any illnesses by eating healthfully and being physically active in order to live longer. Recently, health issues topic is very prevalence among people in today’s society. Getting a healthy lifestyle is challenging but there are many different ways to overcome the unique barriers to improve our health. Yes, I am agree with the statement as we can see the health problems in our country is getting worst from day to day.

INTRAPERSONAL BARRIER

Intrapersonal refers to things that go on exclusively within one person. At this level, lack of knowledge and awareness on health issues is one of intrapersonal barrier. The economic burden of poor diet, physical inactivity, and obesity is substantial. All are significant risk factors for developing coronary heart disease, certain types of cancer, stroke, and diabetes, conditions that involve considerable medical expense as well as lost work time, disability, and premature death. For an example, consuming processed food as well as fast food such as burgers, pizzas, cakes, and French fries which contain high level of sugar, salt and calories can be barriers from having a healthful diet. The government of Malaysia is very concerned with the present trend of consuming fast food. Health issue has become an important factor to the Malaysian government. The Minister of Health claimed that fast foods are the killer food and

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