The 50 Healthiest Habits and Lifestyle Changes, 1st Edition

  • Myrna Chandler Goldstein
  • Mark A. Goldstein, MD
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  • ISBN-10: 1440834725
  • ISBN-13: 9781440834721
  • DDC: 613
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 303 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book summarizes the findings of scientific research studies to provide readers with straightforward information on a wide variety of healthy habits and the factors that may make them difficult to follow.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Forming and Reforming Habits.
Food and Healthy Eating.
1: Avoid Unhealthy Diets and Weight-Loss Methods.
2: Don’t Skip Breakfast.
3: Drink Sufficient Water.
4: Eat Meals as a Family as Often as Possible.
5: Eat More Local Foods.
6: Eat Organically Grown Foods When Possible, Especially for Certain Foods.
7: Eat the Recommended Amount of Fruits and Vegetables.
8: Eliminate or Greatly Reduce the Trans Fats in Your Diet.
9: Incorporate Healthier Snacks into Your Diet.
10: Limit Fast Food Intake.
11: Limit the Intake of Caffeine and Energy Drinks.
12: Limit Processed Food.
13: Limit Sodium and Salt Intake.
14: Read Food Labels.
15: Reduce Your Intake of Refined Sugar.
Exercise and Physical Activity.
16: Make Time for Frequent Exercise.
17: Participate in Group Sports.
18: Walk or Bike Instead of Driving Whenever Possible.
Medical Care and Avoiding Medical Issues.
19: Don’t Use Antibiotics Unless Necessary.
20: Get Vaccinated for Conditions That Affect Teens.
21: Maintain Good Bone Density.
22: Practice Excellent Home Dental Care.
23: Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency.
24: Protect Your Hearing.
25: Take Care of Your Feet.
26: Don’t Text While Driving.
27: Learn Ways to Prevent Violence.
28: Prevent Sports Injuries.
29: Use Protective Gear.
30: Use Seatbelts.
Mental, Emotional, and Social Health.
31: Build Social Connections and Friendships with Peers.
32: Build Your Resilience.
33: Don’t Become a Bully.
34: Improve Self-Esteem.
35: Maintain a Healthy Body Image.
36: Practice Mindfulness.
Sex and Dating.
37: Get Screened for STIs.
38: Get Vaccinated for HPV (Human Papillomavirus).
39: Cultivate Healthy Dating Relationships.
40: Practice Safer Sex.
41: Use Emergency Contraception When Necessary.
Other Lifestyle Choices.
42: Avoid Electronic Cigarettes.
43: Avoid Indoor Tanning Beds.
44: Get Enough Sleep.
45: Improve Health Literacy Skills.
46: Learn More About Internet Addiction.
47: Limit Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields.
48: Limit Screen Time.
49: Reduce Stress.
50: Use Sunscreen.
About the Authors.