Keeping Healthy
Aerobic exercise makes your heart and lungs work harder.

Keeping Healthy

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Keeping healthy is about taking care of the body. This includes regular exercise (to strengthen our muscles, keep our weight down and improve our circulation), good hygiene (to prevent the spread of germs which cause disease) and a balanced diet (to make sure that we get just the right amount of all the necessary nutrients). Everyone wants to be as healthy as possible, but do we always make healthy choices?

What is a balanced diet?
A balanced diet is one in which you eat equal amounts of each food
A balanced diet includes a mix of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, vitamins, minerals and water
A balanced diet is where the foods on your plate are all the same color
A balanced diet helps you to develop good balance
Our bodies need all of the different food groups in order to stay healthy
What causes tooth decay?
Tooth brushing
Bacteria love to feed on the sugar left on your teeth after you've had some candies. The bacteria multiply, forming plaque, and produce acid, which rots your teeth
What should you do to look after your teeth?
Brush and floss every day and visit your dentist regularly
Drink lots of water
Eat cakes and candies every day
You should brush your teeth at least twice every day, floss and remember to visit your dentist. Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables and limiting your candies and cakes will help too
How is aerobic exercise good for us?
It makes us never sweat
It makes our heart and lungs work harder
It takes away our headaches
It stops our bones from aching
Having a strong heart and lungs is very good for us
Which of the following does not help prevent the spread of disease?
Taking care not to cough or sneeze on other people
Using a tissue when you cough or sneeze
Allowing raw meat to touch cooked food
Washing hands after using the toilet
Raw meat should never be allowed to touch (or drip on) other food
How does exercise help you to keep healthy?
It makes your heart stronger
It makes your muscles stronger
It helps you to become more flexible
All of the above
Exercise also causes your body to release chemicals called endorphins. Endorphins make people feel happy
Which of these will not help you to keep healthy?
Eating plenty of candies every day
Eating a balanced diet
Avoiding health risks
Exercising every day
Too many candies will be bad for your health
Which of these is not a health risk?
Never getting any exercise
Having far too much chocolate could make you overweight, which IS a health risk, but a little bit of chocolate can be good for you
Drinking too much alcohol damages which organ?
The brain
The heart
The liver
All of the above
Too much alcohol is very bad for our health
Why is smoking a health risk?
Smoking is expensive
Smoking stains the teeth
Smoking makes your clothes smell terrible
Smoking is harmful to the heart and lungs
Many people would believe that all of these answers are true about smoking, but it is the damage caused to the heart and lungs which makes smoking a health risk
Author:  Sheri Smith

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