Talking About the Dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine

Talking About the Dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine

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Overview

Talking About the Dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine by Alan Horsfield, Elaine Horsfield

Every day, young people have many important, and even life-altering, decisions to make. Many don't know-how to make truly informed choices. The Healthy Living series equips readers with important information about the dangers of harmful lifestyles and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. From weighing food and fitness options to assessing the risks of alcohol and tobacco use, readers will find the information they need to maintain a healthy, happy life.

It's a fact: smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol can cause many health problems and can even shorten your lifespan. Even drinking too much caffeine can have negative effects on the human body. Talking About the Dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine talks about the problems related to these legal drugs. Topics include pollution and damage caused by discarded cigarettes, diseases related to legal drugs, and the way advertising tries to influence our choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433936616
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Healthy Living
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What is a drug? 4

Where do you get drugs? 6

Why is nicotine a harmful drug? 8

Is any tobacco product safe? 10

Smoking will seriously harm your body! 12

What are the hazards of smoking? 14

What is passive smoking? 16

Other smoking problems 18

Tobacco advertising is aimed at you 20

Is alcohol a drug? 22

Is all alcohol a drug? Where is it made? 24

Why is advertising alcohol a problem? 26

Caffeine is a drug 28

How much caffeine is too much? 30

Glossary 31

For Further Information and Index 32

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