??health vocabulary set 1: healthhealthy diet – mainly eating food that is nutritious and cutting down on sugar and fat.- eating a healthy diet can help prevent illness and disease.
health problems (or health issues) – situations where the body is suffering from illness,
injury or disease.- an unhealthy lifestyle can lead to many health problems in old age.- smoking and drinking excess alcohol can lead to many serious health issues.
health risk – any factor that exposes a person to the increased chance of experiencing illness, injury or disease such as poor nutrition, alcohol or drug consumption, unsafe water, poor hygiene and sanitation, unsafe sex.- binge drinking is a significant health
risk and can have many long and short-term consequences.
ill health – suffering from some form of physical or mental illness or disease.- he had been suffering from ill health for several months before he died.
poor health – the general state of not being in a good condition of health.- the refugees arrived in a state of poor health having had little food or water for many weeks.
unhealthy – harmful to health or not having good health.- smoking is a really unhealthy habit.- i read in a magazine article that it’s unhealthy to eat too much red meat.
health scare – a state of alarm or anxiety caused by concern about the risk of developing or being diagnosed with a particular illness or condition.-??suffering chest pains while playing in the park with his kids was a real health scare and prompted him to lose weight and get fitter.
good health – the general state of being in a good condition of health.- despite celebrating his 90th birthday, peter had no medical problems and was in remarkably good health.
healthy lifestyle (or unhealthy lifestyle) – a way of living that contributes to good health and well-being.- regular exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle.- his excessive weight and the fact that he gasped for breath when he walked were clues to his unhealthy lifestyle.
health care – the services provided by governments or organisations for the treatment of illness, injury, disease and to maintain well-being.- many governments cannot afford to provide free health care for their people.health education – education that promotes an understanding of how to maintain personal health.- basic health education is vital if child mortality in rural african communities is to be reduced.
health-conscious – to be concerned about how your diet and lifestyle are affecting your health and take an active interest in maintaining good health.- after his sister died young of heart disease, bill became far more health-conscious and made changes to his lifestyle and diet.
health benefit – the positive effect on a person’s health gained from food, activity, medical treatment or therapy.- eating fruit and vegetables has many health benefits.
mental health – the state of a person’s emotional and psychological well-being. the health of the mind.- stress or bullying at work can lead to serious mental health problems.
to look after your health / to take care of your health – to eat well, drink alcohol sensibly and take exercise.- i believe i’m still able to enjoy an active life in my 80’s because i have always looked after my health.
to regain your health – to recover from illness or injury.- sunita was very ill with the flu but is gradually regaining her health.????