Why is health important?

Health plays a very important role in our lives , it is the level of functional and metabolic efficiency of any living being. To maintain a high level of health it is important to have a positive physical, mental and social well being which will enable you to adapt in physical mental or social challenges.

A persons diet can have a huge affect on their state of health based on what they’re are putting in their bodies. A healthy diet must include a wide variety o animal and plant based foods that provides the nutrients that the body needs.Making physical excercises and fitness associated with a good diet will help maintain a good level of health and well being.


To maintain the health sleep is essential specially in children. If sleep depravation occurs on a regular bases there will be an increased risk for some chronic health issues but also not getting enough sleep it will affect the recovery time that your body needs to fight off any illness.

To have a high state of well being an individual needs to have a good mental health, everyday life stresses can play a huge role in affecting a person’s mental health as it can change how a person can cope to day to day life.

Public health plays a huge role in preventing disease and promoting a healthy lifestyle with organisations that provide an opportunity for the community to take part in free and private services that can help with excercices, diet and emotional well being.