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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.
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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
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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.
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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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As it is seen in Table 1, healthy life style behavior mean points of participants were calculated as (X=16,57 [+ or -] 5,65) for physical development dimension, (X=22,30 [+ or -] 5,08) for nutrition dimension, (X=26,46 [+ or -] 4,43) for inner development dimension, (X=26,50 [+ or -] 7,01) for interpersonal relation dimension, (X=19,27 [+ or -] 4,33) for stress management dimension, (X=21,02 [+ or -] 5,55) for health responsibility and (X=132,14 [+ or -] 24,98) for general of scale.
Is there any relation between women's life style and some variables such as age, education and family income?
People had to be awared as diseases related to life style can only be prevented by making them aware like haven active life style, do yoga and exercises on regular bases.
Lazer was the first person to introduce the concept of lifestyle and its relationship with marketing and he attempted to give an idea about where the life style appears in the consumption process.
In rural areas today, there is a simultaneity between rural, semi-rural, voluntary rural, urban, and half-rural/half-urban life styles. The church cannot associate only with one life style group any more but has to be an intercultural bridge builder even in pluriform rural cultural settings.
This will create a life style where TV and video content can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.
Thus, we should treat each other with mutual care and respect, regardless of social status, faith, gender or life style," he said: "We are striving to break the silence and emphasize that God does not discriminate between those who are HIV positive and those who are HIV negative."
Wrap Dresses Dress, pounds 25, Sainsbury's; sandals, pounds 15, Asda; wooden necklace, pounds 3, Life Style, as before; bracelet, pounds 8.99, Miss Selfridge
They have all become part of our modern life style. They have all become the subject of calls to have them banned by law.
Currently in the West, few people find "conspicuous consumption" an offensive life style.
Before joining CTV News, Dianne was co-host of the popular CTV series Live It Up!, a magazine style program best known for its off-kilter take on consumer and life style issues.