HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT

We all are very much aware with various human activities that have caused irreparable damage to land, air, water and   organisms that inhabit them. Man is mercilessly exploiting the planet that nurtures him and provides life and sustenance. The increasing concern now for the protection of the environment is not because of mans love for nature but to a great extent to protect directly or indirectly human health, well-being, and comfort and to avoid illness and diseases. Although ancient civilizations were aware of the effects of environment on health, the…

10 Benefits of Physical Activity For Human Health

Keeping in shape can help your child throughout her life. When many people decide to “get fit,” they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don’t have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. People can get in shape by performing everyday activities in the home. Every time you and your child throw a softball, swim a lap, climb a flight of stairs, walk to the store, or carry packages, your health and fitness levels are improving. When someone is physically fit, she feels and looks better,…

Understanding the Health

Consider the definition of health proposed by the world health organization (WHO); “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well- being and not merely the absence of We all are familiar with the term “HEALTH”. What does this term means? Let us disease or infirmity”. This definition tells us that health is a positive state. In other words, health is a state of complete well-being and not just the absence of disease. A person may not be suffering from any disease and yet may not enjoy complete…