Healthy Lifestyle in the 21st Century for Pocket PCThis text gives many great examples on how to get started on healthy eating, regular physical fitness and detailed step-by-step stress management techniques for persons of all ages
Healthy Lifestyle in the 21st Century by: Pacific Primary Care, last updated: 13/06/2006
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About Healthy Lifestyle in the 21st CenturyChapters: The Best (Recommended) Diet Advice | Exercise for Life Tips | The Obesity Epidemic | Stress Management | Diet and Cancer Prevention | Prevention of Cardiovascular disease | Prevention of Dementia | This text gives many great examples on how to get started on healthy eating, regular physical fitness and detailed step-by-step stress management techniques for persons of all ages.
This texts is meant to give you an overview of what to eat. There are detailed discussions on protein, carbohydrates, fats / lipids, dairy, vegetables, water and salt intakes. This text is directed toward health care providers to assist them in the education of their patients. However, patients as even non-medical personnel may also find a lot of useful information, however there may be many technical terms or abbreviations that make it difficult to read. This text will review basic nutrition as well as common fad diets and give an introduction to stress management and exercise techniques that can be used to enhance longevity and vitality. Written by an Internal Medicine physician. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION EXERPT: Why all the fuss about diet and exercise? The majority of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. The prevalence of overweight adults has increased from 31% to 64% in the last four decades. The prevalence of obesity has increased from 13% to 31% (JAMA 2002;288:1723-7). Adverse health consequences of obesity are well established and include increased risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, and a reduced life expectancy. Our