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An invitation to health : your life, your future

Author: Dianne R Hales
Publisher: Boston, MA : Cengage Learning, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th editionView all editions and formats
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Exploring mind, body and spirit, bestselling health writer Dianne Hales’ AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: YOUR LIFE, YOUR FUTURE, 18th Edition, equips you with everything you need to know to adopt a healthy lifestyle right now. It covers new research on such topics as happiness and health, the latest statistics on life expectancy and death rates, mindfulness for college students, 2015-2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne R Hales
ISBN: 1337392898 9781337392891 9781337557238 1337557234
OCLC Number: 1030737288
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 601 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. An invitation to health --
2. Psychological and spiritual well-being --
3. Mental health --
4. Stress management --
5. Personal nutrition --
6. Weight management --
7. Physical activity and fitness --
8. Social health --
9. Sexual health --
10. Reproductive options --
11. Sexually transmitted diseases --
12. Major diseases --
13. Infectious diseases --
14. Consumer health --
15. Addictive behaviors and drugs --
16. Alcohol --
17. Tobacco --
18. Personal safety --
19. A healthier environmental --
20. A lifetime of health
Responsibility: Dianne Hales.

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Exploring mind, body and spirit, bestselling health writer Dianne Hales’ AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: YOUR LIFE, YOUR FUTURE, 18th Edition, equips you with everything you need to know to adopt a healthy lifestyle right now. It covers new research on such topics as happiness and health, the latest statistics on life expectancy and death rates, mindfulness for college students, 2015-2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, immunization, sleep habits, stress levels, safe sex practices, healthier fast food choices, protection from infection, how to recognize substance abuse, dubious diets, fitness monitors and e-cigarettes. It also provides preventive measures, tips for healthy living on a budget, checklists for meeting personal goals and practical strategies that turn small changes into big benefits. -- elibrarycenter.com

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