Note on Factors Affecting Family Health

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Balance diet

Balance diet

A diet that contains adequate amount of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity is called a balanced diet. A balanced diet is a key component of our life. Proper diet can make us physically and mentally fit.

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Type of family (Nuclear or Joint family)

The joint family are likely to have more numbers of children than the nuclear family. Elder members of the joint family demand more grandchild as they are free and willing to care the child. The nuclear family are busy family and they focus on the career rather than child rearing. Children in the joint family get proper care and can socialize easily, but children in the joint family get a better facility.

Personal and environmental sanitation

Sanitation is civilization. Environmental sanitation determines the health of the whole family. Moreover, many water and air born diseases can be prevented by sanitation only.

Economic status

Economic status can affect the availability of basic needs. Many family is deprived of education and health facility due to poverty. The quality of life depends on economic status too.

Cleanliness

Cleanliness is first and foremost approach for quality of life. Cleanliness makes everyone healthy. Even though, one takes balanced diet one must maintain cleanliness to remain healthy.

  • A diet that contains adequate amount of all the necessary nutrients required for healthy growth and activity is called a balanced diet.
  • Children in the joint family get proper care and can socialize easily, but children in the joint family get the better facility.
  • Sanitation is civilization.
  • Economic status can affect the availability of basic needs.
  • Cleanliness is first and foremost approach for quality of life.
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Very Short Questions

Factors that determine family health are as follows: -

  • Size of family
  • Management of family income, saving and expenses.
  • Nutrition and food habits
  • Education
  • Socialization and social control
  • Health education
  • Sanitation
  • Peace and security
  • Entertainment and exercises

The major things to be considered are as follows: -

  • Nutritious food
  • Proper education
  • Sanitation
  • Entertainment and exercises

Parents should play a different role to manage their family health. They should act as caretaker, teacher, manager, sponsor etc. They should take care of their children and make sure that their children won't be the victims of smoking, alcoholism, and drug addiction.

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  • A balance diet include ________.

    any of the nutrient required for growth.


    all the nutrient required for healthy growth.


    all the nutrient required for growth.


    any of the nutrient required for healthy and proper growth.


  • The different types of family are ______.

    joint family


    joint and nuclear family


    joint, mixed and nuclear family


    nuclear family


  • Health of an individual depends on ______.

    balanced diet
    personal sanitation
    all of the answers.
    environmental sanitation
  • Economic status can affect ______.

    availability of basic needs.
    availability of health needs.
    availability of physical needs.
    availability of economical needs.
  • Low economic status means ______.

    wealth
    fulfillment of basic need
    poverty
    avilability of basic needs.
  • Which of these can directly affect health?

    cleanliness


    family size


    wealth


    social status


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