A Day in the Life of Josie

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A Day in the Life of Josie One’s beliefs and their behaviors affect his/her health and disease prevention in many different ways. Stress can lead to high blood pressure, which is what Josie had discovered when she got her blood pressure taken at a health fair in her work building. Restaurants that serve foods like chips, soda, sweets, and foods like tacos and French fries all contain excess amounts of either sugar or an excessive amount of fat, which results in an individual feeling exhausted and more prone gaining weight. In addition, many people have a calorie intake that is much higher than that of the nutrient value in the foods they consume. Josie is Caucasian and is 58 years old. She also has a habit of chain smoking and suffers from high blood pressure. Aside from all of this, Josie leads an unhealthy lifestyle and over the course of each day, maintains her unhealthful
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Unformatted text preview: behavior. By following this unhealthy pattern, many people do not feel full and within an hour are eating once again. Eating better, exercising regularly, and receiving routine checkups help prevent diseases and illnesses as well as improve one’s appearance and health than if he/she would if they lived an unhealthy lifestyle. Josie however, feels that she does not need these tasks because she feels fine and is too busy to fit them into her schedule, not to mention the feeling of fear of being tested for illness. Josie has family medical history problems. For instance, her paternal grandfather and aunt died of colon cancer, but this does not influence her decision to go get tested or seek medical advice she may need. For an individual to be able to shoulder life’s responsibilities, it is important for him/her to be healthy....
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course XBIS 219 219 taught by Professor Craigbowles during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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