HE.2.1) Analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.
a. Analyze how family, culture, school, and community influence the health practice and behaviors of individuals.
Examples: explaining how holiday celebrations and traditions such as over indulgence in eating and consuming alcohol affect health behaviors; explaining how extra-curricular activities and schedules result in over-consumption of fast food
b. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
c. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.
Example: influence of media on teen body image, sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, violence, cyber-bullying.
d. Cite evidence of how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.