Chapter 1 Lesson 1 study

health

the combination of physical, mental, and social well-being

health continuum

measures health on a sliding

wellness

overall state of well-being; also called total health

lifestyle factors

habits that affect people' s overall health

prevention

practicing health and safety habits

health literate

capacity to learn health information

health triangle

all three elements of health are interconnected; need balance to stay healthy

physical health

how well your body performs

mental emotional health

how you feel about yourself and how well you meet the demands of life

social health

way you get along with others

heredity

traits passed to you from your parents (eye/hair color, genes/ disease, personality, talents)

environment

your surroundings (physical and social)

culture

beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group

additude

way you view things (affect choices)

behavior

way you act (you fully control)

Media

shape public opinion (news, etc.)