Unit 7: Health

Learning Objectives

After you have completed this unit you should be able to:

  • Define healthy eating habits
  • Describe the major risks of an unhealthy diet and the benefits of healthy eating
  • Recognize the temptations not to eat well in a college setting
  • Identify techniques for making healthy food choices
  • Identify the benefits of regular exercise, for both body and brain
  • Plan a regular exercise program that works for you
  • Identify benefits of sleep for both physical and mental health
  • Examine your current sleep habits
  • Identify ways to ensure good sleep habits and high-quality sleep, especially during periods of stress
  • Identify sources of stress, particularly for college students
  • Describe the symptoms and effects of chronic stress
  • List healthy ways of managing stress that fit your current lifestyle

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