Modern science and better medical facilities have undoubtedly increased the average life spans and hence people are living much longer nowadays than in earlier times.
A healthy lifestyle means a combination of healthy food, sufficient exercise and a regular work schedule. These habits will help us in remaining healthy. It is important to quit habits that cause us harm. The most important habit for us should be a balanced food intake.
Diseases that occur as a consequence of the changed ways in which we eat, recreate and live are called lifestyle diseases.
Lifestyle diseases (also sometimes called diseases of longevity or diseases of civilization interchangeably) are diseases that appear to increase in frequency as countries become more industrialized and people live longer. They can include some kinds of cancer, chronic liver disease or cirrhosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Type 2 diabetes, heart, disease, stroke, depression and obesity.
What are Lifestyle Diseases?
Lifestyle diseases are diseases that are a result of the way we lead our lives on a daily basis. More work and no play, makes a lot of us prone to a host of diseases, physical ailments, and emotional problems. These are the diseases that develop as a result of
– The type of work we do
– Environmental factors that affect our living conditions
– Work environments
– The food we eat
– Our exercise habits