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Are You a Health Nut?

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Discuss or debate the questions below. Remember to support your answers!

  • Do you regularly think about your health? Why/not? How about worry about it?
  • If there was a pill that allowed you to eat anything without putting on the pounds, would you take it? How would you answer if there were side-effects too?
  • Is dieting healthy? Why/not?
  • Do you think that glamour magazines and supermodels portray an unrealistic image of the human body? Should these sort of magazines be banned and/or regulated?

  • How healthy do you consider yourself to be? Please explain.
  • Do you agree or disagree? Eating healthily takes top priority, even if it means eating food that doesn't taste very good. Please explain.
  • Have you ever heard this phrase before? You are what you eat. What does it mean?
  • Do you agree or disagree? The happiest people are healthy people.
  • In today's fast-paced society, how easy is it to eat healthily? Please explain.
  • Which nationality portrays the unhealthiest image? How about the healthiest? Why?
  • How often do you go to the doctor to check your health? Should you go more often?
  • Which ends up as more important to our physical health, the food that we eat or our genes? Why?

  • Do you think that genetically modified food is unhealthy? How about dangerous? Should it be banned? Why/not?
  • Do you think the food we eat affects our physical and mental health? Why/not?
  • In countries with national health insurance, do you think obese people should pay higher taxes for health coverage? How about people who smoke? How about people with a history of health problems? Why/not?

  • Who is primarily responsible for our health, the government or ourselves? Why?
  • What do you think about diets that promise dynamic results in only a short amount of time? Have you ever tried such a diet? If yes, what were the results?
  • How often do you go on a diet?
  • What are your opinions about vegetarians and vegans? Are they healthy? Would you ever consider trying that lifestyle?
  • What impact does the environment play on our health as individuals? How about on a larger scale, such as society as a whole?

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