4 Health Behaviors That Could Make You Successful in Your Life

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Health Behaviors and Pathways TO Adulthood

Health behaviors are associated with pathways to adulthood because they have the potential to durably influence a young person’s emotional, cognitive, and social capital. As well as the biological function and structure. In turn, these sources of capital affect young people’s capacities to succeed in the educational, labor, sport, and marriage markets. Indeed, children and adolescents exposed to detrimental parental health behaviors. Especially those who also adopt detrimental health behaviors themselves may have diminished cognitive, emotional, and social capacities that then constrain opportunities to pursue pathways to adulthood involving higher education and/or family formation. 

 

Health Behavior Key Factors

Adolescent health behaviors are associated with combinations of school, work, and family careers that characterize distinct pathways to adulthood. As well as the environment in general and home environment in particular, type of peers, limited access to inspiration, eating practice, and socioeconomic status.

 

Stigma As an Example

For instance, the stigma associated with being overweight carries over to the labor market with heavier people facing wage penalties and a lower likelihood of promotion to managerial positions. BMI Adolescent health behaviors may also have cognitive, emotional, and social consequences that, in turn, affect young people’s capacities to succeed in schools, workplaces, and marriage markets.

 

Adolescence Stage is Very Important

Adolescents should be considered as an important target group for health promotion efforts since persistent health behaviors begin to solidify in adolescence.

 

 

4 Health Behaviors That Should Be Under Control 

Eating Practice

Parents or other family members can structure home environments in order to help the child develop healthy eating habits. The home environment affects children’s appetite by manipulation of dietary tastes in order to encourage eating. Especially when fussiness and picky eating are existing and by restricting or limiting the food access when obesity exists (Backett et al. 2010); (Gibson and Cooke 2017). Also, we should focus on the emotional dimension, there the emotional climate in which eating takes place (Albon, 2005). Eating a healthy diet is important for the development of the brain and connection tissues. As well as for building the immunity and nervous system.

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Alcohol Use

A wide range of global, regional, and national policies and actions are in place to reduce the harmful use of alcohol. The latest causal relationships suggested by research are those between the harmful use of alcohol and infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Alcohol-related harm is determined by the volume of alcohol consumed, the pattern of drinking, and, on rare occasions, the quality of alcohol consumed. The harmful use of alcohol is a component cause of more than 200 disease and injury conditions in individuals, most notably alcohol dependence, liver cirrhosis, cancers, and injuries. Such consequences may affect your capacities to succeed in schools, workplaces, and marriage markets.

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Smoking

The risk of smoking may be associated with depression and the risk of depression can be associated with a genetic variant because health is a function of genetic and environmental exposures. So one factor can lead to another factor and the accumulation of the factors can increase the risk of smoking. Smoking may cause biological aging such as heart disease and increased risk of getting lung cancer. Smoking may directly result in subclinical atherosclerosis through an inflammatory effect on the arterial wall, but it also reduces exercise behavior due to respiratory symptoms. This in turn results in reduced aerobic capacity but also increases obesity. This in turn results in insulin resistance syndrome and is a risk factor for coronary heart disease. That affects the capacities to succeed in schools, workplaces, and marriage markets.

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Physical Activity

The high prevalence of physical inactivity is a global problem, that contributes to increased morbidity, cardiovascular diseases, cancers, musculoskeletal diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, mental illness and diabetes, higher rates of premature death, obesity, overweight and increased, weakness, as well as economic costs. The well-trained individual has a better opportunity to be attractive for working place. Consequently, that may affect your capacities to succeed in schools, workplaces, and marriage markets. Therefore, training at least two days a week could improve your biological and social state and keep you away from diseases.

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Home Environment Is Essential for Developing Healthy Eating Habits

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How can parents or other family members structure home environments in order to help the child develop healthy eating habits?

The pathway of the life course is effected often by many involved factors. Such as the society, the neighborhood, the family, the individual, the area, the cellular levels, the physiological and psychological aspect. As well as ultimately the social exposures. According to Ben-Shlomo, Mishra, and Kuh (2014) life course epidemiologists explain how a father’s social class in childhood may affect the biological functions and the development of the adults. That means we must be careful about our children and understand that bad social exposure can affect negatively the health of our children, especially in puberty.

According to Backett, Wills, Roberts, and Lawton (2010); Albon (2005) controlling the child’s sweet-eating behavior and focusing on a varied diet could develop healthy eating habits. Even Lovell (2016) mentioned that we should focus on early childhood because that time is a sensitive time that may impact food choices later in life. As well as promoting healthy fatty food, providing fruits and vegetables, and limiting unhealthy food. Moreover, vilifies obesity and exalts thinness.

The family should get inspired by a health advisor about health and nutritional information. That is because that can promote healthy eating habits for children and adolescents. A parent should apply the health and nutrition information at home with their children, by using creativity and fun tricks, as well as by promoting resilience and being a role model, because imitation could help. Parents should examine the mealtime structure, the mealtime process, the child-eating response, and mealtime etiquette (Lovell, 2016).

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Home Environment

 

What do you think are the greatest barriers to structuring home environments for healthy eating? 

The barriers that can structure the home environment are social and cultural conditions, especially with lack of control, family conditions affect eating practices and routines, also sociocultural circumstances were individuals in the society get shaped by shared past and present knowledge. Even there is an association between healthier eating practices and higher socioeconomic status Backett et al. (2010).

Motivation is not enough, moving from motivation to action could help much more. Also, parental values could affect the home environment. Parental values stand for the identity that parents are caring about, which usually are impacted by personal thoughts and feelings. Furthermore, the perception they receive from public sources, selective services, and education. Which include all such internet, books, magazine, Tv, and advertisement. As well as when parents, grandparents or friends undermine their rules over the children’s eating habits (Lovell, 2016).

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Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies +37

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Obesity Prevention Strategies presented by Astrakos’ society for public health, in this episode, we will teach you the childhood obesity prevention strategies, and how to secure your family from obesity, and what are the main factors that lead to it.

Usually, the pathway of life course effected often, by many involved factors, such as society, neighborhood, family, the individual, area, the cellular levels, the physiological and psychological aspect, as well as, the social exposures.

 

Recently life course epidemiologists explain how a father’s social class, in childhood, may affect the biological functions and the development of the adults. That means we must be careful about our children and understand that the bad social exposures, can affect negatively the health of our children, especially in puberty.

According to the world health organization, Everybody, less than 18 years of age, has the right of the child and considered as a child. That was adopted by the convention on the rights of the Child.

 

Childhood is the primary stage of life. What we eat, and do in childhood, has a big effect on adulthood life. Obesity is not only caused by food, but also by social aspects. Obesity rates have increased dramatically over the world in the last 30 years, the World Health Organization is raising the awareness about overweight, and obesity. Due to the increased number of obesity among children. In 2016, an estimated 42 million children under the age of 5, were overweight, or obese. Almost three-quarters of these, live in Asia and Africa. Overweight and obesity in early childhood, increase the risk for social discrimination, sleep apnea, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and obesity later in life.

 

Astrakos report is presenting a comprehensive and integrated package, of recommendations, to guide families to address childhood obesity. To create, healthy eating practices, and habits, to prevent obesity among children worldwide. Here we will summarize some key of actions, that are directed to the parents.

Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies

Parents should promote the intake of healthy foods, which is rich in unsaturated fats, and omega 3, also food should be free from sugars or salt. Parents should also, reduce the intake of unhealthy foods at home.

 

The unhealthy foods are the foods, which are high in saturated fatty acids, trans- fats, and sugar-sweetened beverages, as well as the energy-dense foods, which have lots of calories per serving. The calories may come from protein, fat, or carbohydrates.

 

Inform your child, about childhood overweight and obesity, and tell l them about, the consequences of that on health and well-being.

 

Increase access to healthy foods at home.

 

Update your health information always, to get an effective prevention guide, of childhood obesity through the consumption of a healthy diet throughout the life course.

 

Ensure that nutrition information and guidelines for adolescents and children are delivered to adolescents and children in a simple, understandable, and, accessible manner.

 

Reduce the exposure of children and adolescents, to the power of the marketing of unhealthy foods.

 

Control the OBESOGENIC ENVIRONMENT, which promotes high energy intake, and sedentary behavior. This includes the foods, that are available, affordable, accessible, and promoted.

 

Control the physical activity opportunities, and the social norms, concerning food, and physical activity

 

Develop nutrient profiles, to identify unhealthy foods and beverages

 

Guide caregivers, on appropriate nutrition, diet, and portion size.

 

Implement comprehensive programs, that promote physical activity, and reduce sedentary behaviors in children and adolescents

 

Promote healthy lifestyles, for young children through promoting physical activity, because physical activity, is known to reduce the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancers.

 

Improve children’s ability to learn their mental health, and well-being. Childhood experience can influence lifelong by physical activity behaviors.

 

Promote the benefits of physical activity.

 

Provide guidance to children and adolescents, on healthy body size, physical activity, sleep behaviors, and appropriate use of screen-based entertainment.

 

Pregnancy is a very critical pathway for child obesity. The risk of obesity can be passed from one generation to the next, because, maternal health, can influence fetal development, and the risk of a child becoming obese.

 

The care, that women receive before during, and after pregnancy, has profound implications for the later health, and development of their children.

 

Diagnose and manage hyperglycemia, and gestational hypertension.

 

Promote a varied diet with all macro and micronutrients.

 

Promote plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruit, potatoes, whole grain products.

 

Ensure that diet and nutrition counseling is included in antenatal care.

 

Avoid the use of and exposure to tobacco, alcohol, drugs, and other toxins.

 

Provide guidance on and support for, healthy diet, sleep, and physical activity, in early childhood, to ensure that children grow appropriately, and develop healthy habits.

 

Including the breastfeeding, for the first six months of life, because breastfeeding is the core for optimizing infant development.

 

Work on early detection, and management of obesity and its associated complications.

 

Address health nutrition for weight management

 

Give psychosocial support. The mental health needs of children who are overweight or obese are crucial, including issues of stigmatization and bullying, need to be given special attention.

 

Obesity can be increased by, the physical environment, such as proximity to grocery stores, vending machines, and access to school food and drink.

 

Share with your child the foods that contribute to healthy diets, if it is not consumed in appropriate amounts.

 

Use social media to provide guidance on and support for a healthy diet. Studies have been shown that social media is a perfect way to influence your child.

 

As a caregiver, be the con-founder that affects the association, not the mediator.

 

Consider that adolescents will tend to eat the foods, that are available, affordable, accessible, and promoted.

 

Parents could affect the adolescents’ food choices by the same tools, that have been applied to the adolescents, which is social media.

 

Obesity leads to bullying, and harassment, oppositional defiant disorder and, conduct disorder.

 

Improve the availability of mechanisms for purchasing foods from farms.

 

Plan a physical education at least two times a week.

 

Improve access to outdoor activity.

 

Stay in touch with the healthcare center.

 

This was a presentation of the 37 key of actions, of Astrakos alexanders’ report, after reading all these keys, we on astrakos’ society we confirm that motivation is not enough, moving from motivation to actions could help much more. Also, we focus on parents, because parental values could affect the home environment, Parental values stand for the identity, that parents are caring, which usually impacted by personal thoughts and feeling. Furthermore, the perception that family receive from the public sources, selective services and education which include all, such as, internet, books, magazine, TV, and advertisement, as well as when parents, grandparents or friends undermine their rules over the children’s eating

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Childhood Caries, Prevalence, Risk Factors, Prevention and Etiology

Early Childhood Caries

The early childhood caries is a major problem in many countries, especially developing countries. That’s why we conducted a study in order to answer these questions about the prevalence, the risk factors, the prevention, the clinical classification and the etiology as well as the pathogens. Even we will present a list with the dispersion of early childhood caries among the world.

 

The Development Can Be Categorized As:

Microbiological factors,

Dietary,

Environmental risk factors.

 

Clinical Classification Of Early Childhood Caries:

Type I (mild to moderate)

The existence of isolated carious lesions involving incisors and/or molars.  The most common causes are a combination of semisolid or solid food and lack of oral hygiene.

 

Type II (moderate to severe)

Smooth surface lesions (labial-lingual lesions, approximal molar lesions). Caused by inappropriate use of  feeding or at breast-feeding or a combination of both, with or without poor oral hygiene.

 

Type III (severe)

Early childhood caries was described as carious lesions affecting almost all teeth including the mandibular incisors. Caused by a combination of cariogenic food substances and poor oral.

 

The Etiology and Pathogens Of Early Childhood Caries

Environmental Factors

Low Birth Weight

Low Socioeconomic

Poor Parental Education

Cariogenic Microorganisms

Maternal Oral Health

Oral Hygiene

Slaiva

High Sugar Diet

Feeding Practices

Nocturnal Breastfeeding

Lack or Fluoride Exposure

Enamel Defect

Genetic

 

Which Disciplinary are Involved in The Diagnoses?

Many disciplinarians are involved in early childhood caries. For instance, the medical disciplinary, because the classification must be diagnosed at the dental clinic. Even the sociological disciplinary, because early childhood caries is preventive care that depends on the environmental factors, home care, and community care. Also the nutrition science discipline, diet is one of the causes for the exposure to carbohydrates. As well as the epidemiological disciplinary, because early childhood caries is categorized as a chronic, infectious disease.

 

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A prevention lecture for oral health disease

What is The Prevalence Rate For The Early Childhood Caries

A review of the literature suggests that in most developed countries the prevalence rate is between 1 and 12%. In less developed countries and among the disadvantaged groups in the developed countries, the prevalence has been reported to be as high as 70%.

 

What Factors Lead to Early Childhood Caries?

The prevalence of  early childhood caries, varies with several factors like race, culture, and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, lifestyle, dietary pattern, oral hygiene practices, from country to country and from area to area.

 

Gender and age 

According to a study, the highest prevalence of early childhood caries, is found in the 3- to 4-year-old age group. Moreover, boys are significantly more affected than girls. Another epidemiological study from Europe found that early childhood caries is randomly dispersed in the populations.

 

The Dispersion of Early Childhood Caries Among The World (Trusted source)

 

Table shows the Early Childhood Caries in the low socioeconomic groups among the world

Childhood Caries Per Country

Range

Brazile 45%
China 85%
India 51%
Israel 64%
Italy 7.19%
Greece 36%
Palestine 76%
Sweden 11.4%
USA 6%
UAE 83%
 
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