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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.

Patient discussion about lifestyle

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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We know we're going to take on a lot more employers and a lot more members-we already knew the level of admin for switching in lifestyle funds was heavy," Bannister says.
Most defined contribution plan participants mix and match funds with other funds as opposed to using lifestyle funds as turnkey investment solutions," Hewitt researchers state in the study report.
Companies that offer automatic enrollment features in their 401(k) plans may want to consider lifestyle funds as their default investment option, which would enable employees to be well diversified without requiring them to proactively rebalance their 401(k) portfolios.
Moving from the lifestyle funds to the target-date funds saved participants $750,000 a year in investment fees and administrative costs.
Accessor Funds include six lifestyle funds, and their recently launched Strategic Alternatives Fund.
Eighty-five percent offer or plan to offer target maturity/premixed lifestyle funds, and more than half (54 percent) offer or plan to offer investment guidance, enabling companies' employees to receive direction on investment selections based on asset classes.
Other schemes, such as Lifestyle Funds, reduce the risk for savers nearing retirement.
Hewitt's study also revealed improvements in overall employee behavior around diversification, company stock and the use of lifestyle funds.
Another interesting finding from the study is the role that investment in lifestyle funds may play as a proxy for those seeking advice.
The new funds include three lifestyle funds, one that invests exclusively in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and three domestic equity funds.
Use enrollment season as an excuse to review your plan and to take advantage of new features that might be available, including contribution escalation, lifestyle funds and automatic rebalancing.
For example, instead of providing more 401(k) investment options, employers are trying to give workers vehicles - such as lifestyle funds - that make diversification easier, and access to tools that help them more easily choose among the existing investment options.