The Importance Of Social Wellness

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living and initiating better communication with those around you. You will actively seek ways to preserve the beauty and balance of nature along the pathway as you discover the power to make willful choices to enhance personal relationships, important friendships, and build a better living space and community. Social wellness follows these tenets:
 It is better to contribute to the common welfare of our community than to think only of ourselves.
 It is better to live in harmony with others and our environment than to live in conflict with them.

Occupational
The occupational dimension recognizes personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work. At the center of occupational wellness is the premise that occupational development
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Physical development encourages learning about diet and nutrition while discouraging the use of tobacco, drugs, and excessive alcohol consumption. Optimal wellness is met through the combination of good exercise and eating habits. As you travel the wellness path, you will strive to spend time building physical strength, flexibility, and endurance while also taking safety precautions so you may travel your path successfully, including medical self-care and appropriate use of a medical system. The physical dimension of wellness entails personal responsibility and care for minor illnesses and also knowing when professional medical attention is needed. By traveling the wellness path, you will be able to monitor your own vital signs and understand your body’s warning signs. You will understand and appreciate the relationship between sound nutrition and how your body performs. The physical benefits of looking good and feeling terrific most often lead to the psychological benefits of enhanced self-esteem, self-control, determination, and a sense of direction. Physical wellness follows these…show more content…
Here we will be discussing about physical wellness the care for which starts with diet.

4.3 WHAT IS DIET?
Diet is the sum of food consumed by a person. Dietary habits are the habitual decisions an individual or culture makes when choosing what food to eat. The word diet often implies the use of specific intake of nutrition for health or weight-management reasons. Individual dietary choices may be more or less healthy.

Proper nutrition requires ingestion and absorption of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and food energy in the form of carbohydrates, proteins, vegetable oils, and fats. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in the quality of life, health and longevity.

4.4 BALANCED DIET
A balanced diet is one that provides the body with all the essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals required to maintain cells, tissues and organs as well as to function correctly. A diet that is lacking in nutrients can lead to many different health problems ranging from tiredness and lack of energy to serious problems with the function of vital organs and lack of growth and
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