Health and Fitness

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Vocabulary Word List: 26 words: calories, cholesterol, commitment, confusion, continuance, dedication, determination, discipline, electrolytes, endurance, fitness, forbearance, hesitation, indecision, indolence, metabolism, method, negligence, nutrition, perseverance, persistence, proteins, resolution, steadfastness, tiredness, vitamins

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Vocabulary Word List for Health and Fitness (457)

  • A)

    Abnormal, Abstinence, Accessible, Ache, Active, Activity, Acupuncture, Addictive, Additives, Advocate, Aerobics, Affect, AIDS, Alarming, Alcohol, Alert, Allergy, Ambulatory, Anatomy, Anemia, Anorexia, Antidote, Anxiety, Appearance, Appetite, Athlete, Athletics

  • B)

    Bacteria, Balance, Beauty, Behavior, Bend, Benefit, Biceps, Bicycling, Biofeedback, Blood, Blood pressure, Body, Bones, Booze, Breath, Breathe

  • C)

    Calcium, Calisthenics, Calorie, Capacity, Care, Cereals, Challenges, Champion, Change, Choices, Circulation, Clean, Clinic, Coach, Collapse, Comestibles, Commitment, Communication, Competition, Conditioning, Consequence, Contribute, Control, Coordination, Cope, Courage, Crime, Cross-train, Crouch, Cuisine, Culinary, Curative, Cure

  • D)

    Dangerous, Dating, Deadly, Decision, Defect, Dehydration, Dentist, Depression, Develop, Diagnostic, Diet, Digest, Digestion, Diner, Dinner, Disability, Discipline, Disease, Dish, Disorder, Doctor, Drinking, Drive, Drugs

  • E)

    Eating, Education, Effect, Elder care, Emerging, Emotional, Endurance, Energy, Enforce, Epidemic, Equipment, Erect, Ergonomics, Establish, Excess, Exercise, Experience

  • F)

    Family, Fast food, Fitness, Flavor, Flexible, Folic acid, Food pyramid, Fracture, Fragrant, Framework, Freedom, Friends, Friendship, Fruit, Function

  • G)

    Gain, Generation, Genetics, Glands, Goal, Grain(s), Grip, Growth, Guideline, Gymnasium

  • H)

    Habit, Handle, Harmful, Headache, Health, Healthy, Helpful, Herbs, High blood pressure, HIV, Homemade, Hormones, Hospital, Humor, Hunger, Hungry, Hygiene, Hygienic

  • I)

    Image, Immunization, Impact, Improvement, Inactivity, Individual, Infancy, Infection, Infirm, Infirmary, Inflammation, Influence, Influenza, Ingredient, Inherent, Injury, Innovate, Insulin, Insurance, Integrity, Intensity, Interpretation, Intimate, Investigate, Involuntary, Iron, Isotonic

  • J)

    Jazzercise, Jog, Joints, Judge, Jujitsu, Jump

  • K)

    Karate, Kinesics, Kinesiology, Kinesthesia, Kinetic

  • L)

    Laughter, Laziness, Learning, Liability, Lifestyle, Limits, Living, Longevity, Lose, Losing, Loss, Loving, Lumbar

  • M)

    Maintenance, Management, Maneuver, Martial Arts, Massage, Masseur, Mat, Maximize, Measure, Medical, Medication, Medicine, Memory, Mental health, Metabolic, Method, Minerals, Minimize, Mixture, Moisture, Monitor, Mood, Motion, Motivate, Motivation, Movement, Muscles

  • N)

    Narcotics, Nauseous, Nemesis, Nerves, Nicotine, Nurse, Nutrient, Nutrition

  • O)

    Obese, Obstacle, Olfactory, Opportunity, Optimism, Option, Ossification, Outbreak, Outstanding, Overweight, Oxygen

  • P)

    Panacea, Panic, Participation, Peer, Percentage, Performance, Perspiration, Pessimism, Petrify, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Pilates, Play, Pollution, Popularity, Portion, Position, Positive, Posture, Potent, Power, Power play, Practice, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Preserve, Pressure, Prevention, Process, Professional, Program, Promising, Proportion, Protection, Psychology, Pulley, Puncture

  • Q)

    Quadriceps, Quick, Quiver

  • R)

    Radiation, Rebound, Recognition, Record, Recovery, Recreation, Reflex, Refreshment, Regimen, Regulation, Rehabilitation, Relationship, Relaxation, Religion, Representative, Research, Reserve, Resilient, Resistance, Respiration, Respiration, Response, Responsibility, Restoration, Resuscitation, Risk, Rivalry, Role, Rolf, Rotation, Routine, Rush

  • S)

    Safety, Sanitary, Sauna, Scare, Scenario, Scientific studies, Seasonings, Sedentary, Self-defense, Senile, Sex, Shape Siblings, Signal, Simple steps, Size, Skin, Sleep, Slide, Smog, Smoking, Soothe, Spa, Speculation, Speed, Speed-walk, Spirit, Sports, Sportsmanship, Squad, Squat, Stability, Stamina, Staple, Starve, Statistics, STD, Stimulate, Strategy, Strength, Strenuous, Stress, Stretching, Stride, Strong, Struggle, Substance, Suitability, Superstition, Supination, Supplements, Support, Supremacy, Surgery, Suspension, Swimming, Symptoms, System

  • T)

    Tackle, Taunting, Team, Teammate, Teasing, Technique, Temptation, Tension, Terror, Testing, Therapeutic, Therapy, Timing, Tobacco, Tone, Torso, Tournament, Toxin, Trainer, Training, Transformation, Transplant, Trauma, Treatment, Tremors, Trend

  • U)

    Ulcer, Ultrasound, Unhealthy, Unrestricted, Unusual

  • V)

    Vaccination, Valor, Vault, Vegetables, Vibration, Victory, Vigorous, Violation, Virus, Vital, Vitamin, Voluntary, Vulnerable

  • W)

    Walking, Warm up, Watchful, Water, Weigh, Weight, Weights, Welfare, Wellness, Whirlpool, Whole-grain, Win, Wince, Winning, Wisdom, Witness, Work, Work out, Wrinkles

  • X)


  • Y)

    Yoga, Youth

  • Z)

    Zeal, Zest, Zinc, Zone

See Healthy Lifestyle word lists and related vocabulary words below or from the home page header.

Depression - 220 Word List
Exercise - 277 Word List
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Obesity - 273 Word List
Sports - 142 Word List
Vitamins - 107 Word List
Wellness - 303 Word List

There are more than 650 word lists.
To ensure good health and wellness, remember NOT to snack between meals!
Eat at a normal/regular time!
Sit down, do not stand to eat!
Use a plate for meals, not containers!
Drink plenty of water before you begin to eat and throughout the day!
Chew thoroughly before swallowing!
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Health and Wellness Lesson Plans:

1. Discuss food groups/diet and how they affect behavior
2. What are some of the consequences of drugs, alcohol or tobacco to one's health?
3. List examples of ways that families, peers, colleagues and friends help one's mental health!
4. What kinds of things besides deep breathing, walking, eating wisely and exercising help to reduce stress?
5. Boredom, environment, family, friends, hunger, labels, packaging, popularity of items, shape of item, size of plates, and smells affect eating habits. What do you propose to solve the dilemma?
6. What other suggestions encourage good eating habits?

Mar. 1, National Nutrition Month
Apr. 10, National Womens Nutrition Week
May 1, National Fitness, Physical and Sports Month
Oct. 1, Nutrition: Eat Better, Eat Together Month
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