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Positive and negative factors affecting health. A person's well-being is affected by number of different factors. There are positive factors and negative factors which will affect a person's life. The main positive factors are: a balanced diet, regular exercise, supportive relationships, adequate financial resources, stimulating work and leisure activity, use of health monitoring and illness presentation services like holiday, use of risk management to protect individuals and promote safety. The main negative factors are genetically inherited disease and conditions, substance misuse including illegal drugs, solvent tobacco, smoking and lots off alcohol intake, an unbalanced diet, unprotected sex, social isolation, poverty, inadequate housing, unemployment, environmental pollutions. Explanation on positive and negative factors. A balanced diet must contain carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins, minerals salts and fiber. You will need the correct proportion of the above products to make it a balanced diet. Nutrients Unit of measure Daily values total fat grams(g) 65 saturated fatty acids grams(g) 20 cholesterol milligrams(mg) 300 sodium milligrams(mg) 2400 potassium milligrams(mg) 3500 total carbohydrate grams(g) 300 fiber grams(g) 25 protein grams() 50 A good balanced diet will provide energy and nutrition for growth and development. You should eat three times a day. You should eat food from each group and you should not skip breakfast. With a balanced diet you will feel stronger and healthier. Carbohydrates (sugars and starchy food), for energy Proteins, for building muscle etc Fats, for energy and making cell walls, etc Fibre, to keep the gut healthy Vitamins and minerals, for a wide range of functions Water, to flush out the waste products of your metabolism. To have a balanced diet you will need to eat foods like bread, cereals, rice, pasta, vegetables, fruit, milk, yoghurt, cheese, met, poultry, fish, egg, beans. You will need to eat the right amount to have a balanced diet. An unbalanced diet is the opposite of balanced diet. An unbalanced diet is that one that does not provided enough of the needed nutrients. ...read more.

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His children can look after him and there mother. From all the positive and negative factors I found out that Mr David could have a more relaxed and healthier life if he stops smoking, get a balanced diet and exercises often. His relation with his wife is not good because he is stressed out of his wife affair. He and his wife need to sort this out or else Mr David and his wife will have to pay a certain price later on in life. This could be splitting up, Mr David business getting spoilt and etc. Health improvement plan From my persons lifestyle some things that need to be improved. These are: 1 Smoking 2 Exercise 3 Diet I will prepare a plan to help my person but first I will take some measurements of health Your body is made up of water, fat, protein, carbohydrate and various vitamins and minerals. If you have too much fat especially if a lot of it is at your waist -- you're at higher risk for such health problems as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol and diabetes that increases your risk for heart disease and stroke. Before taking any measurements you need take into account of a person's age, sex and lifestyle. A height and weight metre tells us if someone is under weight for their height. To measure your height you use a weighing scale and to measure how tall you are use an Altimeter. Then use a height and weight table to find out if you are underweight for your height. E.G. My height is: 1.54 metres My weight is 44.0 kg My peak flow is 440. This means I am in the normal rate even though I am short. In the height and weight graph it shows me that I am just on the line between underweight and ideal weight. Body mass index (BMI) ...read more.

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He should have goals like exercising for hours a day. This is not realistic. This will put him off if he does not succeed. He should always remember why he is exercising and he should remind him self always. His own goals should motivate him into exercising. Mr David has a treadmill and he complains that gym equipment is too expensive. As Mr David's 42 he doesn't need to do strength training. But if he wanted to do this he can use resistance bands. They are not expensive. He can try lifting milk carton or jug full of sand. He can do push ups or sit-up or squats. This means he doesn't have to send a lot of money for exercise equipment. He should try starting a walking group. He should get friend and family to walk with him up and down during his free time. This should motivate him. He could also walk up and down stairs. Mr David afraid that hell hurt himself while exercising. He should take it simple. Start with easy exercise and then go on to advance ones when you get used to the easy exercise. He should try and exercise for beginners he'll learn the basic from scratch. He also could consider working with a personal trainer. He could get a professional trainer which will instruct him to do exercises which is fit for him. And the trainer could also show him how to improve certain exercise and he can also give him diet tips. Mr David thinks his family and friends don't support him when he tries to exercise. He could sign up for a parent and children fitness class. Take your family to the park on foot. Overall From the three difficulties I have found out that my person will be affected positively and negatively. His family, relatives, friends will also suffer because of his difficulties. For this reason he needs to overcome the difficulties before he does any damage to his loved ones. ?? ?? ?? ?? Muahmmed Juanyed Mizan ...read more.

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