The Center for Disease Control and the National Institute for Health have joined with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in promoting healthy lifestyles as a first measure in reducing the incidence of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. They have identified obesity in epidemic proportions among Americans. As we glorify God with our bodies, it is important that we take care of the Temples with which we have been blessed.
Healthy practices are encouraged in the personal life of the Cadet. Regular bathing, daily dental hygiene (brushing and flossing), nail care, hair care, and skin care (including sunscreen) are strongly encouraged.