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Health Behavior and Lifestyle

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Health behavior is the activity undertaken by a person who believes him or herself to be healthy for the purpose of preventing health problems (Kasl and Cobb, 1966). Healthy lifestyles, in turn, are ways of living that promote good health and longer life expectancy.

How does a healthy lifestyle promote good health and a longer life expectancy? Justify your answer with examples and reasoning.
Suggest and then briefly explain two theories that support this viewpoint.
What are the various activities involved in maintaining a healthy lifestyle?
The work of Weber and Bourdieu contributed to a model of health lifestyle formulated by Cockerham.

What are the various components of this model?
How effective is this model in the study of healthy behavior and a healthy lifestyle in the present day?

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How does a healthy lifestyle promote good health and a longer life expectancy? Justify your answer with examples and reasoning.
We are a collection and balance of body, mind and spirit. When coupled with a genetic component we can life successfully an average number of years. However, if one has a family history of chronic disease or other issue, adhering to traditional good habits such as a balanced healthy diet, restricting alcoholic consumption and improper drug use, better outcome is likely to result. There are other useful and well-documented habits that either help or hinder optimal health.

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Solution Summary

Models and theories of heath education are discussed in 374 words.

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