Unilab ActiveHealth Readers Promo

    

And now something fun: a blog contest! If you’re passionate about being healthy and active, you’ll find it very easy to submit your entries for this contest. Here are the mechanics:

  1. Answer the question “Why is it important to be healthy and active?” or “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”
  2. Your answer must be between 20 to 50 words only.
  3. Leave your comment below. Don’t forget to leave your email
    address in the email field (NOT the comment field)
    so I can get in touch with you. Entries with no email address are disqualified.
  4. This Readers Promo is from Oct. 15 to 22, 2010 only.
  5. One winner will be chosen from this blog.

The best entry wins a special gift pack from Unilab ActiveHealth! So what are you waiting for?

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99 comments on “Unilab ActiveHealth Readers Promo

  1. Being healthy and active is important because it is one secret to be HAPPY! It releases our HAPPY HORMONES and boosts our energy to do the activities for the rest of the day!

  2. It’s not just important. It’s very important.

    Being healthy and active is paramount to a life truly worth living. To be healthy and active not only keeps the body fit and trim, but keeps our mind exercised and sharp.

  3. being healthy and active is the most priceless we have we need to be healthy and active to leave long..not for you also the love one depend on you…in order to keep healthy eat proper food, like fruits and vegetable and exercise always drink plenty of water,and vitamins

  4. being healthy and active makes me stronger and ready for evaerything
    i eat right, exercise, have good rest and a positive outlook!

  5. Why is it important to be healthy and active?
    For myself it is very important , a single Mom of two school kids being healthy is necessary. They are depending on me, alongside I am being a good example to them.

  6. A healthy and active lifestyle is like embracing the good things in life. Because a healthy person knows what is good for him, no vices, balance diet, enough sleep, proper exercise and he manage stress, drink vitamins, he is healthy inside and out. If you’re healthy, you will outgrow your insecurities, will have a positive outlook in life, more great opportunities will come and most important you know how to take good care of the body that our Creator gave us.

  7. It is important to be healthy and active in order to achieve your goals in life. You will not accomplish anything if you’re not feeling well. Being physically fit is the key to overcome everyday stress and various pollutants.

  8. What do you do to stay healthy and active?
    To stay healthy and active, 1st start an exercise routine every morning, 2nd follow a healthy eating plan, 3rd make time for contemplation and relaxation and last getting enough sleep in order to improve my mental health and your memory. It is nice to stay healthy and active.

  9. It is important to be healthy to have all the time for your work and for your family. Just eat nutritious foods, have a good sleep and make sure you do extra activities as your exercise to stay fit and healthy.

  10. “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    I always eat healthy food and I stay away from smoke or drinks that is bad for my body. I also practice having exercise at least 10 minutes everyday.

  11. It’s important to be healthy & active for me, because I wanted to give my family the best of my time to be able to take care of them. I always find time to jog every morning at least even for 1 hr. and walking is also best thats why when I have to go somewhere not so far I just walk at the same I make my self healthy and also I got the chance to save money.

  12. Being healthy is priceless….Seeing your kids as active as they can be is also worthy. I see to it that they take theirdaily dose of Vit C to strengthen their immune system….Me, as a mother I take Vit. E as well…and of course daily 30 minutes exercise to keep us fit and right.

  13. Being healthy and active not only add more years to our lives but allows us to give our bodies that extra boost and zest to go beyond what we think we are capable of accomplishing. Well-being is equated to self-confidence which leads to productivity in all aspects of our everyday lives. So as we hit the ground running for another adventure, it is loving life as much as we love ourselves.

  14. being healthy & active is important cuz it shows love. love to yourself & your family that depends on you. i say healthy by skipping rope 3x a week at home. cheap & it works.

  15. “health is wealth”, it sounds cliche but it is true that staying healthy is a precious possession we can have and being active offers lots of advantages not just for our mind and body but also a way to have fun with family and friends; and lowers risks for illnesses.

  16. health is wealth and it is priceless we ca have staying active is the best way to show how healthy you are.being active and healthy you can have fun with every thing you do for you and your family if your not healthy how you can be active.Our health is a source where we bosst out energy.so our healthy active lifestyle is our capital for a longer life…again stay active is the best way and signed that your are healthy person:) god bless:)

  17. take vitamins everyday, proper diet and be careful for choosing food because food is a blood life of your body, exercise regularly to fit your body.

  18. It is very important for me to stay healthy and active because I need to take care of my 3 kids, as a housewife I can only give them my time, that is why I make sure that I play with them, check them at all times.

  19. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    To perform well my everyday tasks and obligations to my family, to myself, to my friends as well and most importantly, my divine obligation to God Almighty. It is also the key to happiness, success and longer life.

  20. Positive health is about maintaining a minimum level of health and fitness to keep your body looking and feeling good, but also maintaining a level of physical fitness which will enable you to manage and enjoy your daily lifestyle.

    Health and fitness is determined by what we eat, how we live our lives, our choice of leisure pursuits and what we do to keep ourselves physically fit.

    Keeping fit is about how we as individuals choose to live our lives and the levels of fitness we aspire to. We all need a certain amount of the right type of exercise to keep us healthy, regardless of our lifestyle, age or physical ability.

  21. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    Being active is good for us in so many ways. It can provide a huge range of fun experiences, make us feel good, improve our health, and is a great way to relax and enjoy the company of our friends.
    That makes a healthy lifestyle!

  22. To keep you on the Go whenever, wherever you must go without worrying about your condition, your age and anything that a geriatric usually complaints when competing with younger ones and for you to be able to do your task well, on time.

  23. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    It’s important to stay in good shape and feel good about yourself. When you feel good, it’s easier to keep it up and give yourself the best chance to have a healthy life. =)

  24. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    It isn’t just only important, we also NEED to be. Simply, without health, one’s function cannot be achieved, thus, impairment is experienced. Being active gives us the ability to use the energy that is produced by the body. Without using the energy, our body tend to stop producing, thus, when we need to use energy, our body has to adjust abruptly. We need to be healthy and active so our body is able to maintain its natural function.

    “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    I drink 8 glasses of water(240cc of water per glass), do some stretching activities(sit ups for the abs:]). I also make sure to eat “at least” one fruit a day. I also make sure that I eat balanced meal(with meat, vegetable and rice). I also make sure to sleep with a minimum of 7 hours a day to make sure my body repairs itself while I sleep. I also observe proper hygiene.

  25. It is important to be healthy and active each day in order to live, experience and enjoy life to its fullest!

  26. why is it important to be happy and active?
    It’s very important to be happy and active for one it is the secret in staying young..and having that positive outlook in life means contentment and peace within and with that we can be more able to extend ourselves to others..

  27. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    It is very important to be healthy and active because life is short and living an unhealthy life makes it shorter. A healthy lifestyle makes a person energetic, lively, not prone to sickness and have a healthy mind and disposition too.

  28. to stay healthy i eat the right food, less junk and avoid drinking and smoking and most importantly to be active i go to the gym, because i believe that is the right combination.

  29. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    Being healthy and active gives us the freedom to pursue whatever activity we want to do: whether it be a necessity such as making a living, life’s pleasures such as going to vacations, foodtrips or hanging out, involving ourselves in worthy causes such as animal welfare promotion and environmental awareness or engaging ourselves in hobbies or sports.

    It provides limitless possibilities for us to grow and enrich ourselves to become what we want to be because we have the energy, enthusiasm and endurance to finish what we’ve started. If you are healthy and active, you do not feel anything can hinder your goals because the focus of concentration is how to stay ahead and enjoy what life promises for you.

    While the connotation of being healthy and active refers to not contracting any illness or physical suffering, it also applies to our mental, psychologically, mental, social and spiritual make-up. Active and happy people are more optimistic, happy and contented. They see the bright side of things and can effectively manage their lives regardless of what life throws at them as compared with pessimistic people who are encountering the same things.

    Thus, having this state of being paves the way to live a better, more productive and effective life. So we must strive to make things right by eating healthy, exercising and nourishing our psychological, social and mental needs by enriching my minds, pursuing good relationships and maintaining a happy disposition.

  30. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    A healthy and active pregnant mother and wife makes for a healthy and active husband and child. I make sure that we are always in tip top shape by planning healthy meals and fun activities.

  31. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    I owe my wife and children a long and happy life as a father that is why I make sure that I eat right, stay fit, and exercise.

  32. Why is it important to be healthy and active?
    Being healthy and active slows down our aging process. That’s it. And because of that, it helps us do more in life! Delaying aging not only affects the physical, but also the emotional aspects of your life as well.

  33. Being healthy involves discipline and responsibility to one’s self. Having an active lifestyle will boost energy and resistance to a level of confidence. Not only will you bring assurance to a healthy life, you will also have a longer living ahead of you. Be healthy, be active!

  34. “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    Staying healthy is eating healthy.. have an exercise or into sports to make me more active and have a positive outlook in life,love your body.. that makes you healthy inside and out.

  35. My Healthy Mind needs healthy body must tandem. Olympic Champions thinks, act, train hard to the highest level of discipline. Active in a way that i can exercise both my physical and mental into running world. Producing events and problem for its never stop spinning ill never stop running.

  36. Active and healthy lifestyle makes one fulfilled. Not only your preserving the gift given to you by God but also doing Him a favor of making you a better YOU.

  37. Why is it important to be healthy and active?
    My wellness is important because I love myself and my loved ones. I honor the body that God has given me by taking care of it.

  38. “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    Most people go through their lives, trying to maintain their healthy and active lifestyle. I personally have come to be one of them. I run everyday in our campus to maintain my healthy figure. It is probably the safest exercise for me because it is less stressful as other exercises.

  39. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    To gain self fulfillment and be able to reach our goals in life. Moreover, a healthy body allows us to live our lives to its fullest!

  40. Why is it important to be healthy and active?
    It is important that you exercise and keep fit especially as you grow older because it will greatly improve your health. Fitness is just as important for the disabled although exercises will have to be adjusted to suit. Physical activity is just as important a part of a weight loss program as eating the right food.

  41. well,its important for me to stay active and healthy so that I could do things everyday.Eating well balanced food and staying active like walking,cleaning our house and playing with my dogs makes me happy and smile.

  42. To stay healthy and active, I always eat a balance diet and have a good sleep. Eating the right food will make my body healthy and having a good sleep will help me increase my concentration and energy throughout the day thus making me active all the way. And of course, I keep my relationships with other people close and intact because it also is a factor to be fit. =D

  43. A healthy and active body and mind is the best gift we can give ourselves. This ensures that we won’t be unexpectedly and shockingly stopped from nurturing ourselves and providing for our families. No amount of material wealth can replace for a well-fed body, mind, and spirit.

  44. You want to be a good role model for your children,
    so that they grow up knowing the importance of being
    active.Your reason for wanting to be active is really important. It has to be your reason, not someone else’s.
    Leading a healthy and active lifestyle is essential in these times of stress. People lead very hectic lives today. As a result they burn out quickly. The best thing with living a healthy life is that the benefits are both psychological and physical. Healthy lifestyle reduces stress to a great extent.
    It protects you against a variety of diseases. If you have a healthy and active lifestyle, then you feel more confident about yourself.

  45. It is very important to stay healthy and active because being healthy and active enables you to do everything you wanted to do specially when it comes to your daily living.In order to stay healthy and active one must be careful in taking the right kind of healthy foods,have a daily exercise and of course have enough sleep.Through this you are safe from any kind of illness and of course living in a happy lifestyle.

  46. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    God greatest gift for us is our life alone. When there would be an absence of health there would be the absence hope and happiness and sorrow blooms. It is great to live there are many things to discover. We could make our life to the fullest with health

  47. the best things in life are free like eating normally, it’s important to stay healthy and active because we have only one life. For me, what I do to stay healthy and active is by eating more healthy food, taking vitamins and walking instead if the place i need to go isn’t that far.

  48. I do jogging everyday. It makes me feel rejuvenated. Me being beauty conscious, I realized that being healthy and active are the best way in order to achieve my goal. I can visibly see the difference through my skin every after jogging session. The suppleness, the liveliness is there!

  49. It is important to be healthy and stay active because by being so we can do more good and make not only ourselves but others into being better persons

  50. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    For me, being healthy and active is important because it is the precursor of how fit our body is and how well can we live our lives. We have to be healthy and active not only for ourselves but also for our loved ones who cherish each day with us, getting their emotional strenghts through us. Being healthy and active is not just a word or a statement, it has a deeper, more meaningful thought if we incorporate the people around us, living with them requires not only to be physically present. we have to touch each others lives in many ways and influence them possitively. we have to show them our overflowing love and care as we live here on earth. And to do this thing to the extent, you have to be fit, healthy and active. God gave us life to enjoy, so live it healthy and lively to the fullest!

  51. It is very important that we take care of our body, keeping it healthy and active, not for ourselves only, but for our loved ones. Being healthy, you can be of help to your family, the reason we are living. I think this is the best answer to the reason why we maintain our health at the top. It is for them!

  52. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    It is important to be healthy and active to keep our body in good condition as they say healthy body, healthy mind. And to prevent ourself from getting overweight, which will help avoid illness. It’s vital that you look after our body and stay healthy to prolong our life. Our life is a gift from GOD we must not take it from granted!

  53. What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    Being a medical transcriptionist poses a great risk for my health from sitting all day in front of a PC. With that I see to it that I do exercise before and after work, religiously eats fruits and vegetables as well as take my vitamins. This makes me fit all day.

  54. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    When you realize that God gives you another day not because you need it but because someone else needs you.
    And you won’t be able to take care of that someone if you don’t take care of yourself.

  55. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    I am a new mommy. And having a baby requires me to stay healthy because he depends on the milk I provide to stay healthy and growth too. As for being active, I needed the fast metabolism to get me back my sexy body after having a baby.. :)

  56. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”
    It is important to be healthy and active because health is wealth. We can be able to give quality time to our family and pamper them if we’re healthy.

  57. I stay healthy and active by having a proper diet and exercising. I always drink milk and I don’t forget to take my vitamins everyday. I eat veggies and fruits. I take low carbohydrates. I love water. I drink 8 glasses of water to keep me hydrated.

  58. I stay healthy and active by having a proper diet and exercising. I always drink milk and I don’t forget to take my vitamins everyday. I eat veggies and fruits. I take low carbohydrates. I love water. I drink 8 glasses of water to keep me hydrated.

  59. What do you do to stay healthy and active?

    Planning activities right can help you an opportunity to exercise and avoid a lot of fatigue. Planning what to buy also controls us to get what we need and controls our cravings.

  60. To stay healthy and active, eat fiber-rich meals with more fruits and vegetables, drink enough water, exercise daily, get adequate sleep, and undergo regular medical check-ups. Enjoy life as much as possible, having fun and laughter with the family, focusing on the positive. Oh, add love and intimacy.

  61. As a single mom, I find it imperative to be fit and healthy because I take care of my six year old daughter by myself, do the household chores, and work at home as virtual assistant. I cannot do all these things if I am not fit and healthy. But my primary motivation is my daughter. I want to be able t play with her and keep up with her activities. Which brings me to my next point. I keep fit by playing outdoor games with my daughter like agawan base, patintero, and jumping jacks. I also instill in her the habit of eating healthy — lots of fish, fruits, and veggies– which I also eat. We both take vitamins, her Ceelin and me Myra E and Stresstabs.

  62. I want to live a little bit longer! By eating the right foods and keeping my body in shape will result in having more energy in performing my job better and do more of the activities i love to do and a regular exercise as well.

  63. I don’t want to get sick. Live longer and free from several diseases. By eating the right kinds of food and keeping mybody in shape with the help of regular exercise. No smoking habit and drinking less or occasionally.

  64. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?” and “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    For me, staying healthy and active is a must especially in our modern lifestyle. With the dawn of all things tempting that can eventually take its toll on your health, you really need to be disciplined and determined to stick with a more healthy option.
    It is important to be healthy not only for your own good but for your family’s welfare as well.
    There a lot of activities nowadays that are dedicated to health and fitness. You can actually be healthy without shelling out a lot of money. By making sure that you eat healthy, exercise even at your own home, stay away from vices, take multivitamins daily and of course surround yourself with healthy relationships… these, I believe are the most important ingredients to living a healthy and active life!

  65. It’s important to be healthy and active so that we can stay young and do things and activities that we want. Being healthy physically can make us become mentally and socially healthy as well. It boosts our confidence in trying out new things and meeting new people.

  66. What do you do to stay healthy and active?

    I started getting into various video workouts and eating healthy early this year when we had a “Biggest Loser” contest in the office. I didn’t win, but I know in my heart I won because it has since become a habit and I know I’m now healthier!

  67. it is so important to be healthy and active! it’s for your own good! you may be able to see the beauty of life when your healthy and active! i do exercise, engaged to sport like badminton to stay healthy and active, in this way, i showed a good examples to my kid. we do jogging, basketball etc.. to exercise our muscles!

  68. Health, by definition, is a state of physical, mental and social well being. It implies the absence of infirmity or disease, but their mere absence does not define health. Why is it important to be healthy? One reason is so you can be there for your family. :)

  69. Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    To be healthy and active is a priority to me, I think it’s because I have a very challenging career, I’m a “MOTHER and WIFE”.As a mother and wife the most important role that I have is to provide them – a good home, proper nutrition, and physical and emotional support. It may seem like a never-ending chore, but most woman take motherhood like second nature the minute they are declared ‘Mommy’.
    I can’t do it all if I’m not healthy….

  70. As cliche as it may sound, health is wealth. With a healthy body we can have the privilege to be the best that we can be and live our lives to their fullest!

  71. Being healthy and active helps me cope with the stress that comes with my work as a lawyer and the effects of aging. De-stressed and relaxed, I am then better able see to my family’s well-being. Really, it helps me be a cool and caring working mom!

  72. us moms need to be extra healthy and active for us to be able to take care of our kids very well. when you feel weak, you tend to become irritable and you shout a lot and you somewhat give a negative vibe not just with your kids but with people around you. so it’s best to make your self fit and always active for you to be able to function well with others.,that is why i always excercise, eat healthy foods, drink lots of fluids and i sing a lot! try it! singing is a stress buster!

    a healthy and active mom = a happy and produstive kids :)

  73. It is important to be healthy and active for us to be able to do the things we want to the fullest, achieve happiness and fulfillment, and eventually inspire others.

  74. What do I do to stay healthy and active?

    I have a passion for running. Well, basically I’m not the sporty/physical person and for years now, the only exercise that I do is when I walk between errands and trips. Luckily, running became popular recently so I get to show my sporty side by just jogging in the park.

  75. Good health equates to beauty. I believe being healthy gives me the confidence to do anything and to face any challenges that come my way. Thus giving me that unique beauty that most people pay for but cannot really get.

  76. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    It’s because you’ve only got one life. Less time in bed nursing a cold translates to more time out there experiencing the world!

  77. It is always important to be healthy and active in order for us to acccomplish our God given mission why we are born. Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit,,if we have a healthy body, we also have a healthy soul..
    In order to stay healthy and active, I always pray and of course maintain an ABC of unilab products at home,,allerin,,biogesic,,ceelin..disudrin and a lot more

  78. It is important to be healthy and active for us to build resilience and ensure longevity. Caring for our body will help us stay active, boost the immune system, manage health problems, and increase our energy. Exercising will help maintain body strength and agility, and gives our mental health a boost. Regular exercise will help us stay physically and mentally healthy. When the body is active, our mind is active as well.
    Healthy eating, exercising and managing stress are preventive measures that can help reduce risks of chronic disease later in life.

  79. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?” –>Being a single mom and a head of the family, it is very important for me to be healthy and active at the same time. But not only for that reason that I should be healthy and active. My body needs the right nutrients in order to avoid sickness and thus saving money for more important things rather than paying for it in the hospital bills. I should be active on order to be healthy.

  80. “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    I drink as much water as possible, even exceeding 8 glasses a day to make sure all unnecessary toxins leave my body. Water is the best therapy to prevent some illness. I always monitor the foods i eat, I’m a bit health and body conscious so i make sure i have a balance diet. I make sure i have enough sleep everyday so that i can perform and think well in my everyday life. I do exercise at least 2 times week,or have a massage to relax my tired muscles because of heavy works. Eating healthy foods, drinking water, enough sleep and good exercise is the way to have a healthy and active life.

  81. “What do you do to stay healthy and active?”

    Eating healthy foods, drinking water 8 or more glasses a day, enough sleep at least 8 hours a day and good exercise is the way to have a healthy and active life.

  82. “Why is it important to be healthy and active?”

    To keep it simple: Being healthy + being active = inner peace + greater confidence + more productivity + sense of fulfillment and so on and so forth..
    In other words, so little to invest, so many benefits to gain!!!

  83. Why is it important to be healthy and active?

    Because life is a mess if you’re not healthy and if you cannot do wonderful activities life has to offer. We can’t live life to the fullest if we’re not healthy. This is a border less world. We can do whatever we want if we are fit in doing it.:)

  84. Staying healthy and active is a must in our modern lifestyle. You need to be disciplined and determined to be healthy not only for yourself but also for your family.
    I do this by eating nutritious foods, exercising, staying away from vices, taking multivitamins and surrounding myself with healthy relationships.

  85. Life is short. Being healthy and active will make it more meaningful. Eating a balanced diet, walks on weekend mornings, cooking healthy meals for me and my loved ones, exchanging thoughts and ideas with friends while on a stroll – these are just few of the things I do to stay healthy and to remain active.

  86. I try to maintain an active lifestyle. These include weekend runs and biking. I also alternate walking and biking the 3km distance from home to office. Being active helps me at 40 maintain my health and blood pressure.

  87. To stay healthy healthy and active:
    1.) I run – this is the cheapest and most convenient way to stay fit and active. (As a matter of fact I run on Run United 1 and I registered in Run United 2 already)
    2.) I dance, do boxing, play badminton and volleyball
    3.) I take my daily dose of vitamins and health supplement
    4.) Take at least 8 hours of sleep, eat healthy and drink lots of water

  88. At my age, I need to take good care of my health and be extra active as much as possible especially now that I’m taking care of my grandchildren.
    I make sure that I religiously follow my doctor’s advice. Eat well, veer away from unhealthy activities and laugh a lot!

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