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healthy lifestyle

A lifestyle which includes activities and habits that encourage the development of total physical, mental, and spiritual fitness, and which reduces the risk of major illness. Healthy ...

Healthy Lifestyle

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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2016

...Healthy Lifestyle A pattern of behavior that maximizes health protective behaviors while minimizing health risk behaviors. Such patterns of Behavior are influenced by individual, social, and environmental factors. See also behavioral medicine ; lifestyle modification . ...

healthy lifestyle

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Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise (2 ed.)

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2016

... lifestyle A lifestyle which includes activities and habits that encourage the development of total physical, mental, and spiritual fitness, and which reduces the risk of major illness. Healthy activities and habits include regular exercise; a balanced, nutritious diet; adequate sleep and relaxation; abstaining from smoking and taking nonessential drugs; and moderating the intake of...

healthy lifestyle

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

...healthy lifestyle A pattern of behavior that maximizes health protective behaviors while minimizing health risk behaviors. Such patterns of behavior are influenced by individual, and contextual factors. See also behavioral medicine . ...

healthy lifestyle

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A lifestyle which includes activities and habits that encourage the development of total physical, mental, and spiritual fitness, and which reduces the risk of major illness. Healthy activities and ...
Ephesians

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J. D. G. Dunn and J. D. G. Dunn

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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17,129 words
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Oxford University Press

...and it comes ‘by the word’ ( 5:26; cf. 1 Cor 6:11; Titus 3:5–6; Heb 10:22 ). 5:28–33 develops a different aspect of the imagery, drawn from Gen 2:24 ( 5:31; cf. Mt 19:4–6 ). The idea of ‘the two become one flesh’ invites a twofold corollary: that a healthy love of the other is inseparable from a healthy respect for oneself ( 5:28–9; cf. Mk 12:31; Rom 13:8–10 )—an important psychological insight; and that the love of Christ sustains the mutual love of husband and wife within the corporate context of the church, of their being individually and jointly...

James

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Rainer Riesner and Rainer Riesner

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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10,287 words
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...Document allowed swearing in court (CD 9:9–10; 15:1–2; 16:8–11 ). ( 5:13–15 ) The Prayer of the Elders for the Sick As the community will ever experience inner strife and outer persecution, so illness of its members will never end before the parousia. Both the sick and the healthy should address God in prayers and psalms ( v. 13 ). But since in the early Christian communities the charisma of healing was present ( cf. Mk 16:17–18; 1 Cor 12:9 , etc.) a special prayer for the very sick is recommended. They should call ‘the elders of the church’ ( v. 14 a )...

Revelation

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Richard Bauckham and R. N. Whybray

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
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Religion
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23,754 words
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Oxford University Press

...‘Origin of creation’ describes Christ not as pre-existent but in his resurrection, the beginning of the new creation. The whole description is an expanded form of 1:5 a . vv. 15–16 , unlike the neighbouring cities of Hierapolis, which had hot springs, and Colossae, which had healthy cold water, Laodicea's water, piped into the city, was tepid and nauseous to drink. v. 17 , these Christians are materially wealthy because of their willingness to compromise with idolatry in order to share in the city's prosperity. v. 18 , the various images all suggest that...

early

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The early bird catches the worm someone who is energetic and efficient is most likely to be successful; saying recorded from the mid 17th century. It's the second mouse that gets the cheese is a ...
disincentives

disincentives  

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Economic arrangements which weaken the inducement to undertake a particular action. As examples, high marginal tax rates provide a disincentive to supply effort, and low rates of interest provide a ...
health risk appraisal

health risk appraisal  

An assessment tool used by health promoters to evaluate how healthy a person is. A health-risk appraisal usually takes the form of an extended questionnaire that enquires into personal lifestyle ...
Lifestyle Modification

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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2016

...Lifestyle Modification The use of Behavior change interventions or other measures to improve Lifestyle . Lifestyles are modified by interventions targeting individuals, communities and populations. See also behavior change technique ; healthy lifestyle . 586 ...

religious barriers

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

...religious barriers Values, beliefs, ideas or practices, as well as institutions and norms based on religious belief that prevent or interfere with access to medical care, with healthy lifestyles or with healthy public policies . ...

behavior change intervention

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A Dictionary of Public Health (2 ed.)

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2018

...behavior change intervention A coordinated set of activities designed to modify a behavior to produce a desired outcome. The interventions include one or more behavior change techniques used to promote healthy lifestyles, self-management of health conditions (e.g., adherence to medication, monitoring symptoms), and optimal delivery and uptake of healthcare services (e.g., doctors implementing evidence-based guidance, attendance for breast screening). ...

Behavior

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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2016

...measurable or, covert (activities not viewable but involving voluntary muscles) and indirectly measurable; behaviors are physical events that occur in the body and are controlled by the brain. 112 See also behavior change intervention ; behavior change technique ; healthy lifestyle . ...

well-being

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A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

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2019
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
46 words

...A description of a state of being well, contented, happy, healthy, and prosperous. It can apply to an individual or to a group, and is associated with a range of factors including health, diet, exercise, lifestyle, social networks, and physical environment. See also cultural services...

disincentives

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A Dictionary of Economics (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
62 words

...For example, a high marginal tax rate provides a disincentive to supply effort, and a low rate of interest provides a disincentive to save. Disincentives can be used to achieve policy objectives: a high tax on tobacco is a disincentive to smoke, and is used to encourage a healthier lifestyle...

health-risk appraisal

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

...appraisal An assessment tool used by health promoters to evaluate how healthy a person is. A health-risk appraisal usually takes the form of an extended questionnaire that enquires into personal lifestyle habits, and personal and family medical history. It may be accompanied by laboratory tests for blood analysis, blood pressure, and physical fitness levels. The outcome is a profile outlining areas of high risk, and this is usually accompanied by strategies and targets for lifestyle...

Behavior Change Intervention

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6 ed.)

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2016

... to produce a desired outcome. Such interventions include one or more behavior change techniques . Interventions are used to promote healthy lifestyles, self-management of health conditions (e.g., adherence to medication, monitoring symptoms), and optimal delivery and uptake of health care services (e.g., doctors implementing evidence based guidance, patient attendance for breast screening). 9 , 114 See also lifestyle modification . ...

Carruthers, Lord George De Bruce

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Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

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2011

... and Jane Carbuncle . Lord George is granted his tide when his elder brother unexpectedly inherits the estate of Killiecrankie. A powerful, healthy man, scornful of aristocracy in general and given to hunting and to hanging about pretty women, Lord George has no visible means of support and is sometimes supposed to be a financial speculator. His rough but knowing manner and his unconventional lifestyle appeal to Lizzie, who thinks of him as her ‘Corsair’ and seeks unsuccessfully to lure him into marriage. ED, PR JMR Julia Miele...

health education

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A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
65 words

...health education The planned and managed process of giving an individual or population information to help achieve an improvement in health. Although it is hoped to enhance an individual’s overall ability to choose a healthy lifestyle, this approach tends to be led by the expert and does not take into account the factors that determine whether an individual has the opportunity or resources to...

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