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What influences your health

Unit: Health and Wellness
Lesson 2: What influences your health?
Aim: How heredity influences your health? How the environment affects your health?
Heredity
Heredity is the passing of traits from a parent to a child.
These traits determine your physical features.
Examples of physical traits that can be passed from your parents to you:
The color of your eyes
Hair
Skin
Some diseases such as sickle cell anemia
Diabetes-heredity and diet.
Examples of physical traits that can be passed from your parents to you:
The color of your eyes
Hair
Skin
Some diseases such as sickle cell anemia
Diabetes-heredity and diet.
Your health can also be affected by your environment.
The environment is all of the living and nonliving things around you.
Your school, home, and friends are just a few of the things that make up your environment.
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