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Healthy lifestyle: who would have ever expected it

What is a healthy lifestyle, understands everyone in own way. But whether there is some primary source or the most authoritative concept? From where it in general undertook, this healthy lifestyle and why became fashionable?

Russia - the homeland of elephants

to us is, than to be proud: the concept “healthy lifestyle“ was born in Russia.

1989. the Authorship of the term is attributed to professor - the pharmacologist to Israel to Brekhman. It - the first who began to advance the scientific concept of a healthy lifestyle annoy physicians: its reports at conferences had unknown success.

Strictly speaking, in Brekhman`s ideas: a full-fledged dream, balancing food, the movement, fresh air - and further with all stops.

1991. there is a science the valueology based on brekhmanovsky ideas of a healthy lifestyle. Quickly enough the course “Valueology“ began to be taught school students and included in curricula of HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS.

1992. Ideas of a healthy lifestyle began to have such success that besides physicians, to “the engine numerous developers of author`s techniques clung“: from Porfiriya Ivanov on Paul Bragg. From this point covered the people wishing to care for the health with an avalanche. Within valueology all were offered them: from cleaning of a karma to a hardening, from starvation to a tantra - yoga.

2001. the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation excludes the subject “Valueology“ from curricula of HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS from - for strong mixtures of this discipline with occult sciences.

So in Russia the concept “healthy lifestyle“ also disappeared if it was not exported on the West. Passed slightly less than a decade - and the healthy lifestyle returned to us under the European label. It is curious that the western doctors and nutritionists find it difficult to call the author of the term and an origin of the phenomenon.

For health care are spent by % of GDP (on average for 2006 - 2008): Sweden = 7,2% = 16%
  • China = 1,7%
  • Japan = 6,6%
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