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image of health

One who is or looks especially healthy, robust, of full of vitality. My grandmother is nearly 70 and smokes two packs of cigarettes a day, but somehow she's still the image of health. It's amazing how having a bit of a tan can make someone an image of health.
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"There are pieces of the pipeline that are about recruiting and improving the images of health care occupations, so people want to go into those.
She considers will-power, basic nutrition facts, avoiding diets and eating for life, shopping effectively, managing social eating, the exercise connection, and staying realistic in light of false images of health and weight.
Graphical images of health consequences kill the appetite for smoking instantly, while practical advices lead smokers to take immediate actions to divert their attention.
Contributors examine how various diagnoses and media images of health and beauty can impact one's identity and notions of recovery.
To this end, the program was designed to focus on body image by presenting different images of health and perspectives on body image to help girls understand that they are unique and different.
The voice-over reinforces the images of health and simplicity stating that: 'Kids can get a lot out of something simple.'
The New Jersey Supreme Court majority offered a concise history of the drug industry's shift toward marketing and advertising its products directly to consumers rather than to doctors, noting that current "medical-legal jurisprudence is based on images of health care that no longer exist."
Lurid tales of cold showers, strict exercise regimes and miserly meal-time portions have helped to drum up images of health farms as unpleasant but necessary evils.