The Health Of Sub Healthy State

1322 Words Apr 16th, 2015 6 Pages
Are you healthy? Maybe most of you will answer yes. However, in fact, many people are under sub-healthy state. Sub-healthy state can be defined as a state that a human being’ health is disturbed by psychological or physical factors, with some abnormal indices of medical examination, but without typical pathologic features. Sub-healthy state could result from unreasonable diet, irregular and lacking rest, long-term overstress, and so on. In addition of worldwide environmental deterioration, the prevalence of diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and respiratory diseases, especially overweight and obesity diseases, keeps increasing. According 2011-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Doctor Cynthia L. Ogden and her teammates found that over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese, while 31.8% of children are (806-14). The statistics is shocking. One of the main reasons that cause overweight or obesity is unhealthy, irregular and inappropriate diet. Thus, with improvements in life quality and healthcare, people begin to pay more attention on their health state and living pattern, such as exercise, fitness and diet planning. Some people believe that vegetarian diet is good for health. Though the definition of “vegetarianism” is diverse, the simplest and commonest definition of vegetarian is “a person who does not eat meat, fish, or fowl or products containing these foods” (Position of the American Dietetic Association and dietitians of Canada:…
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