1. It is important for individuals to be critical or skeptical of health information. This is important because accurate information about health will lead to better decision making. The more educated we are in these areas, the more knowledge and skills and possibly, positive attitudes we will build. Not only is it important to be educated in health, but also to be skeptical when acquiring information. You can never be so sure about your health. When taking in this information you should be sure to check it’s a credible source. If you are unsure, you could always ask a professional, such as a doctor. This will lead to less confusion also.
2. When looking for health information, it is necessary to evaluate to make sure it is reliable. Some sources can be bias, which means they are already in favor or against the topic. If someone already has an opinion on the subject they are writing on, their information would only be in support of their feelings about it. Another example could be, if someone is being paid by a company to support a product, they are only going to mention the positives regarding that product. Another thing you should keep an eye out for is poor sources or resources. You never know where they got their information from and if it’s not from a reliable source then the content could be false.
3. Out of the six domains of health, the physical aspect of it tends to be one of the only domains considered in evaluating health. However, this could potentially be an issue. If people are only focused on their physical health, they will forget about all the other domains of health. These being vocational, social, mental, spiritual and emotional. It is extremely important to not only being healthy physical, but in all these other areas as well. You need good healthy relationships, personal satisfaction, a purpose, acceptance of one’s self and control of your emotions. You cannot consider yourself one hundred percent healthy unless you have all of these in check.
4. Nowadays, there are many health issues and concerns in children. One big issue would definitely be obesity. Obesity in children over time has become more of an issue, simply because people tend to be more on-the-go now, which leads to more eating out. According to the Healthy People website, there are many...