Its meaning: We all know the popular saying “Health is Wealth”. By health we do not mean the absence of physical troubles only. But it is a state of complete physical;, mental and social well-being. The loss of health is loss of all happiness. Mahatma Gandhi also says, “It is health which is real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver”.

Importance of light, air and water: Good health depends on several things. Fresh air and sunlight are very important for our health. A dirty and damp atmosphere causes lots of diseases. So a morning walk is very useful for health. Fresh and pure drinking water is also necessary for good health. Impure drinking- water is the cause of several diseases. Water allows our blood to flow through the blood vessels thus supplying the body with vital nutrients. We must drink about six glasses a day.

Food: Food is another necessary thing for the body. We all should know, how, when and wh-at to eat. A balanced diet helps the proper growth of the body. But we must remember that we eat to live and not that we live to eat. In India, over-eating causes a large number of deaths. If we eat less, we may live more. . There should be enough fibre, protein, fruit, vegetables and vitamins. And of course our bodies need water.

Physical exercise and sports: We know the proverb, “A sound mind in a sound body”. In order to keep the body healthy, we need to keep the mind sound. Physical exercises keep us fit. There are different kinds of physical exercises. We may walk a kilometer or two every day. We may take some yogic exercises. At the same, games and sports are very useful . Early rising is equally necessary for good health. So we must try to keep fit. Health is the real wealth.

We also have to get enough sleep. All of us know how cranky we can get if we do not have enough sleep. And what's more “ avoid   stress, worry and tension, think positive! A bath or a shower every day is a good habit. It makes us clean but it also helps us to fall...

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