Strategies, Primary health Care, Health practitioners
Health is the most precious asset in the possession of human beings. From my classroom experience and through interaction with literature texts, I have come to the conclusion that people can be responsible for their health. In this regard, to be responsible for a personal health concern, people would have to concentrate more on preventive and promotive health issues, christened as primary health care (World Health Organization, P.8).
Health practitioners have always been advising the clients to concentrate on the primary health concern. Nevertheless, in an empathetic manner, I have taken the initiative to put myself in the shoe of the hospital clients and implement a personal health behavior concern. My health behavior concern is my eating habit. I have made my eating habit a concern to be changed from eating spicy and salty foods to eating more vegetables and fruits.
[...] Intake of trans- fatty acid that is a component of most spies is a predisposing factor to heart diseases. A replacement of the trans-fatty acids with the vegetable oil and fruits lowers the risk of contracting coronary heart diseases. According to (Roberts et al., P. 413) a healthy diet can be attributed to a healthy body mass index, a desirable blood pressure and a desirable lipid standard. However, consumption of unhealthy diet will fail to provide the body with the sufficient amount of nutrients and the type that is necessary for maximum health. [...]
[...] Strategies used in Primary health Care Introduction Health is the most precious asset in the possession of human beings. From my classroom experience and through interaction with literature texts, I have come to the conclusion that people can be responsible for their health. In this regard, to be responsible for a personal health concern, people would have to concentrate more on preventive and promotive health issues, christened as primary health care (World Health Organization, P.8). Health practitioners have always been advising the clients to concentrate on the primary health concern. [...]
[...] To regulate on the salt intake, I resolved for the ten modification days not to have additional salt in the food after the food has been served. This was intended to minimize salt intake as per the world health organization standards of five grams per day. Foods that demanded additional salt following the cooking process like boiled eggs were like wisely avoided for the ten days of modification phase. In regulation of the trans-fatty acids in the body, I decided to replace the use of animal fat in the cooking with the vegetable fats. [...]
[...] This, therefore, suggests that the clinical approach to behavior change is a practical venture that should be performed by all client for health improvement (Morris, P. 1-27). Nevertheless, behavior change towards maintaining a healthy eating behavior comes at the expenses of berries like craving for junk food and snacks that must be prevented for the achievement of the desired outcome. Conclusion. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a personal initiative that should be embraced by all people in a bid of minimizing the cost of health care. [...]
[...] In the United States, the number of overweight children is estimated to be six million. This implies that these numbers of children are at risk of current and future health and self-esteem problems. Additionally, seven million girls and one million boys in the United States have an eating disorder. The age of onset of the children with the eating disorder has been regressing with the average age of these children with the onset of eating disorder as low as seven years old. According to (MacGregor, P. [...]
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