Current, comprehensive, and personal, Dianne Hales's AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE integrates a comprehensive presentation of health concepts with a wealth of practical ways to apply them to your life--body, mind, and spirit. With the complete textbook program, you have an outstanding set of tools to help you understand the positive benefits of good health behaviors and master the steps that empower you to accomplish that change in your own life. Each chapter includes content and applications such as "Health in Action," "Your Strategies for Change," "Your Strategies for Prevention," and "Making Change Happen" sections, all of which help you on your way to setting and attaining your goals for a healthier lifestyle. Because personal choice is an important component of changing for lifelong healthy living, the text also includes "How Do You Compare" a new feature designed to let you compare your behavior patterns to those of other college students. Along the way, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE provides relevant examples, colorful photos, figures, and new research and statistics, as well as art, tables, and references that reflect the most current thinking on every topic. Through CengageNOW, CourseMate, and WebTutor, the text also includes a wealth of powerful learning tools to help you maximize your study efforts.