Health is Everything – Safety Talk Ideas

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Health is Everything Safety Talk

We all know that taking wish of our health is authoritative, but not many people actively pursue a healthy life style day in and day out. Our bodies are basically machines and when they are not taken caution of they begin to break down. This occurs naturally over time with honest-to-god historic period, but many millions of people face health issues that are not normal to have and much accelerate the aging process or cause a premature death .
It is crucial for all of us to consider what our health means to us and what we can do to improve it .

Health Issues in the United States

While many people believe we are healthier than ever before because life expectancies are at an all-time high gear, the quantity of years lived does not precisely equal timbre of health. With improvements in medicine and a great understand of the human body there should be lower cases of disease and illness, but this is not the sheath.
A few alarming disease statistics in the United States :

  • More than 36% of Americans are considered obese (CDC.gov)
  • 29 million people in the United States have diabetes and another 89 million are considered pre-diabetic (CDC.gov)  
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. (CDC.gov)
  • There is an average of 735,000 heart attacks each year. (CDC.gov) 
  • Cancer claims an average of 1,630 lives every day. (Cancer.org)

diet safetyThese statistics are not meant to strike fear in anyone. It is just important to realize the sheer amount of disease and the suffering due to them we still experience today in our advanced society. The chance of suffering from any of the above diseases and problems is greatly reduced when you make the choice to live a healthier lifestyle. There are many small changes you can make today that can have a huge positive difference over the rest of your life.

Choose a Healthier Lifestyle

These statistics are not meant to strike fear in anyone. It is good important to realize the bluff sum of disease and the suffer ascribable to them we still experience nowadays in our progress society. The gamble of suffering from any of the above diseases and problems is greatly reduced when you make the choice to live a healthier life style. There are many small changes you can make nowadays that can have a huge positive difference over the rest of your animation. There are many different things you should or could be doing to improve your health and reduce your prospect of disease. While it is impossible to mention all the different positive choices we could be making here are a few :

  • Get more sleep. Most studies recommend at least seven hours.
  • Stop smoking, using tobacco, or alcohol in excess.
  • Eat less fast food or processed foods. Choose whole grains, vegetables, and lean cuts of meat.
  • Stop drinking sugar-filled drinks and choose water instead.
  • Stress less. Eliminate the stressors in your life or find productive ways to cope with them.
  • Get active. Our bodies are not built to sit around!

These are good a few basic things we all can do to live a healthier life. It is easy to disregard this advice or stick to bad habits because it can be hard to make change. Bad habits can be broken. Think of person you know who is in bad health and is identical express in what they are able to do. No one wants to live like that .
Think about the last time you had the influenza and how a lot you appreciated how big you felt once you got over it. Well, heart attacks unlike the influenza cause permanent wave damage and will forever affect your health for the rest of your life. Be proactive and make change today for a healthy tomorrow. If you do not have your health you have nothing .

Discussion points:

-Did you know that drinking one can of soda a day adds up to over 50lbs of carbohydrate in a year ? ( source: NYC Health Dept )

-Is there anything else we could start doing today to improve our health tomorrow ?

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