The importance of health


  • 1 Definition of health
  • 2 The importance of health
  • 3 Maintaining health
  • 4 References

Definition of health

Scientists define health as the body's functional and metabolic efficiency, and its ability to adapt to the physical, mental, and social changes it is exposed to. Health is the opposite of disease, and it also means the safety of the body from physical, social, and mental disorders, and it is thus the factor that helps a person perform his daily life tasks in a correct and correct way. A person’s physical health means that the body does not have any diseases in all parts of his body, and the safety of all of its members Mental and social health is represented in the ability of a person to accomplish the social tasks entrusted to him without defect or reason. [1]

The importance of health

Health is a great blessing that God grants to man. He who enjoys good health has received many blessings that the patient and the helpless miss, so that our noble Messenger mentioned this in a prophetic hadeeth for him and he says: “Two blessings where many people are lost; health and emptiness”, and the importance lies Human health is as follows: [2]
  • Health is a source of reassurance and psychological comfort, as it is in the famous wisdom: “Health is a crown on the heads of healthy people, only the sick know it.”
  • Health is an essential reason for a person to have a healthy mind and logical thought. As we know and always repeat, a healthy mind is in a healthy body.
  • Health is a force for facing difficulties and problems. For a person to be healthy and healthy is one of the diseases that is best able to face life's difficulties and concerns.
  • It is a source of self-confidence and human competence. The strong, healthy person is confident in himself and his ability.

Maintaining health

In order to be able to enjoy the blessing of health, you must be careful with your health, here are some of the following tips: [3]
  • Drink large quantities of water daily, and take care of your main meals breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Stick to a healthy diet, and avoid fatty foods and soft drinks, and make sure your diet is varied and contains all the nutrients your body needs.
  • Make sure to eat vegetables and fruits, and wash them well before eating until they get rid of chemical toxins in them.
  • Avoid canned food, foods added to preservatives, colourants or artificial flavors.
  • Get enough sleep for at least eight hours, at night.
  • Make sure to exercise regularly, not less than half an hour a day, and exercise is the most important component of a healthy body.
  • Be sure to keep yourself clean, as cleanliness is an essential reason for the health and safety of the body from many diseases and epidemics.
  • Get enough sunlight that benefits your body without overdoing it.
  • Stay away from all the things that cause you insomnia and stress, because many physical diseases are caused by depression and stress.