1. Background of the Study
Health is the level of functional and (or) metabolic efficiency of a living being. In humans, it is the general condition of a person in mind, body and spirit, usually meaning to be free from illness, injury or pain (as in “good health” or “healthy”). The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in its broader sense in 1946 as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Although this definition has been subject to controversy, in particular as having a lack of operational value and the problem created by use of the word "complete", it remains the most ...view middle of the document...
Nowadays, people might not seek medical interventions unless they would feel unpleasant to their body but this is not a good idea. Now, in this research we will be able to know how conscious does the people with regards to their health. Being health conscious is something we all should be aware of, each and every day. It is amazing how much illness there is in the world, and how our bad eating habits and unhealthy lifestyle help contribute to that affect.
We need to make choices that affect our well being - conscious choices. For body, mind and spirit. Making choices in the foods we put in our body makes a difference.
Someone once said it this way: If you eat fat, greasy foods, you become a fat, greasy dude! If you put doctor stuff in your brain, you become a Doctor, if you put teacher stuff in your brain, you become a teacher, and so on. If you put junk in your mind, that's what you become. If you continually put junk in your body, well, we are less than healthy, right?
2. Statement of the Problem
Being future professionals someday, esp. in the field of tourism wherein they face people or just merely being a simple individuals; it is a need for us to become presentable and each of us has a right to achieve the optimum level of functioning, but not being in a medical field it is hard for us to know what are we doing wrong with regards to health. Misnomers are common especially to those who really don’t understand the concepts of maintaining health and observing healthy habits, so with this research we will be able to identify the misconceptions with regards to health and we will be able to help them develop awareness with regards to health promotion and disease prevention.
3. Significance of the Study
The importance of this study is for us identify the problems of the PLMar tourism students...