Health and wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence
Health and wellness is generally used to mean a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being. It has been used in the context of alternative medicine since Halbert L. Dunn, M.D., began using the phrase high level wellness in the 1950s. The modern concept of wellness did not, however, become popular until the 1970s.
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The dimensions of health and wellness may include mental, physical, spiritual, social, occupational and environmental health conditions; with wellness being the result of personal initiative, seeking a more optimal, holistic and balanced state of health and wellness and well-being across multiple dimensions
Social determinants of health and wellness are the economic and social conditions – and their distribution among the population – that influence individual and group differences in health status. That’s why we provide below a full list of health and wellness products for all social and economic conditions: