wellness

health

The combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being

life expectancy

A figure indicating how long, on average, a person may be expected to live

quality of life

the degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life

Physical Health

how well your body functions

mental health

the state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with your surroundings

emotional health

the way a person experiences and deals with feelings

Social Health

Being able to interact with others and participate in the community in both an independent and cooperative way.

continuum

a continuous whole without clear division into parts

Wellness

an overall state of well-being or total health

Heredity

Passing of traits from parents to offspring

gender

in psychology, the biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which people define male and female

environment

the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.

Culture

Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.

media

various methods for communicating information

habit

A repetitive act performed by a particular individual

risk factors

Actions or behaviors that represent a potential health threat

Prevention

taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse

Values

the ideas, beliefs, and attitudes about what is important that help guide the way you live

action plan

a multistep strategy to identify and achieve your goals

health literacy

a person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services, and to use these resources to promote one's health and wellness

Consumer

An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms

warranty

a confirmation of the quality or performance of a good or service

Advertising

A written or spoken media message designed to interest consumers in purchasing a product or service

goal

A result that a person aims for and works hard to reach

fraud

wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain

quackery

The selling of useless medical treatments or products