Healthy Living

Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy Lifestyle means

  • Adopt healthy habits
  • Quit bad habits

A Healthy Lifestyle includes:

  • 1. Practise
    • Healthy eating
      • Healthy eating is the foundation of health.
      • Every kind of food provides different nutrients that our body needs.
      • We should take reference to the “Healthy Eating Food Pyramid” and take 6 to 8 glasses of fluids (including water, clear soup etc.) for health.
    • Regular physical activities
    • Children and adolescents should accumulate at least one hour of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily

      Benefits of regular physical activities

          • Strengthen heart and lungs
          • Improve blood circulation
          • Relax your body and mind, and relieve mental stress
          • Burn excessive calories and control body weight
          • Prevent osteoporosis
  • 2. Maintain
    • Personal hygiene
      • Brush teeth in the morning and before sleep
      • Take bath and change clothes every day
      • Keep your hair tidy and clean
      • Wash your hands before meals and after using the washroom
      • Clip your nails regularly
      • Cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or a tissue when coughing or sneezing
      • Cover wounds to avoid infection
      • Avoid sharing personal items

    • Regular daily routines
      • Keep regular regimes to
        • Get up in the morning
        • Have breakfast
        • Go to school on time
        • Have lunch
        • Go home after school
        • Do homework
        • Play games, participate in activities or rest after study
        • Have dinner
        • Family gathering
        • Go to bed
        Sufficient sleep is essential for coping with daily activities.

    • Mental health
      • Everyone is unique and has his/her own strengths and weaknesses. Learn to accept ourselves, care for and understand others.

      • Sharing
      • Share the bits and pieces in your daily life with others.

      • Mind
      • Keep an open mind for acceptance to new ideas.

      • Enjoyment
      • Engage in and enjoy activities that you are interested in and turn them into your hobbies.

  • 3. Refuse
    • Smoking, alcohol and substance abuse
    • These bad habits may cause not only serious physical harms but also indulgence; and thus, destroy your future. Therefore, you should love yourself and resist temptation, say "NO" firmly.

(Revised in June 2022)

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