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The set of habits and customs that is influenced by the life-long process of socialization, including social use of substances such as alcohol and tobacco, dietary habits, and exercise, all of which have important implications for health.
The constellation of habitual activities unique to a person, which lend consistency to activities, behaviour, manners of coping, motivation, and thought processes, and define the way in which he/she lives; lifestyle activities include diet, level of physical activity, substance abuse, social and personal interactions


Habits and customs influenced by the lifelong process of socialization, including social use of alcohol and tobacco, dietary habits, and exercise, all of which have important implications for health.


Set of habits and customs influenced by life-long process of socialization, including social use of substances such as alcohol and tobacco, and exercise.

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Q. My friends’ life style has been affected by bipolar disorder. My friends’ life style has been affected by bipolar disorder. Is that true that a lifestyle affect by bipolar?

A. When you are diagnosed and being treated for Bipolar disorder your lifestyle will change rather drastically. In order to stay healthy a person with bipolar disorder must refrain from drinking and doing drugs they must also get plenty of sleep and rest. These changes can be difficult for some friends but you also have to look at the alternatives. Be patient with your friend and find things you can do together that takes your friends health into consideration.

Q. what are the best diet that i can use in my every day life style should I eat less or some of the day or what

A. when you get hungry,try small snacks,like fruit or yogart,stay away from junk food,start walking like at your lunch break,when you get home,when ever you get a chance just be more activego for a jog.

Q. How long will our leaders continue sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I did research on hetro-sexual lifestyle and found many interesting facts. I do not approve that and we all know the HERETO-sexual lifestyle leads to alcoholism, drug addiction, STDs including AIDS, fatherless children, poverty and spousal abuse. How long will our leaders continue to sanction this clearly immoral lifestyle? I am getting sick on this and I think our future generations would suffer a lot. I have been doing this for quite a while but I think it is time for me to garner some feedback on the issue. Well if you people in this forum have some social responsibilities please share your views.

A. wow-wow-i did not no people like this existed,this is deep?...there has to be a problem here with the way you were brought up,as a child....i would really suggest that you get some help...bad things and good things happen to all of us....hetero-people...what happens if you take away the heterosexuals?.....human beings are not perfect,we all make in the united state-we have problems,but if we work together(help each other)things will start to change---a hand full of bad people,can make us all look bad.the news companys make it seem worst than it really one time in our history(usa)one set of people kept another set of people in slavery(the southern state)for 300yrs....when the northern states got rid of people were pushed a side,we were hanged on trees...we were shot...our churches were burned down...our woman were raped...we couldnt vote...and we couldnt get jobs...and also our leaders were killed..for wanting to change things----people who look d

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The lifestyle fund will typically have you 100% in equities while you are young, but some 15 years from your intended retirement date gradually switch you out of equities and into fixed interest and cash.
BOSTON -- In an effort to help retirees and their advisors develop and implement strategies that seek to fulfill lifetime income needs in retirement -- and potentially address legacy goals -- Putnam Investments today announced the official launch of its Putnam Retirement Income Lifestyle Funds, a suite of three income-oriented mutual funds, along with a powerful Retirement Income Analysis Tool (publicly available atwww.
The study examined the performance of portfolios of 319,566 retirement plan participants contributing to their employer's defined contribution plans from 1998 through 2012 through 23,540 group annuity contracts issued by John Hancock USA and compared performance results of participants who directed all of their contributions to a single asset allocation investment option (a John Hancock Lifestyle Fund or a John Hancock Retirement Living Fund) versus participants who adopted any other strategy.
In addition, the number of employees holding one or two asset classes decreased to 32 percent, from 39 percent in 2002, which suggests that some employers are making progress in their efforts to facilitate diversification by offering third-party investment advice and making lifestyle funds available in their 401(k) plans.
Participants who invested in a single John Hancock lifestyle fund had ending balances 11% higher than the non-Lifestyle invested participants over a ten-year period
PPA allows employers to default participants' assets into a managed account, lifecycle fund, or a lifestyle fund in order to ensure that plan participants are in a proper asset allocation based on age.
All you need to do is pick the right lifestyle fund for your time horizon and risk tolerance.
But be aware your money can still go down as well as up with lifestyle funds.
The bulk of lifecycle and lifestyle funds is counted in this category.
The lineup, unchanged For more than 10 years, included a set of three lifestyle funds that provided conservative, moderate and aggressive investment options.
We really love those five investment options you gave us back in 2000, and the lifestyle funds are nice, too.