Hygienism

Hy´gi`en`ism


n.1.Hygiene.
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Thus, the disease, as opposed to what has been said about health, may mean not adopting hygienic practices, a notion that is also related to hygienism, consisting of hygiene practices that are personal, structural, such as cleaning and aeration of environments and basic sanitation measures (19-21).
The social search for a culture of health, similar to the utopia of perfect health from Sfez (12), manifests itself in healthy practices, including preventive hygienism present in the speeches of Biosciences, combined with a health promotion project supported by practices bioscientifically influenced.
But some businesses call the move "a witch-hunt, a hygienism pushed to extremes", according to Laurent Terlinchamp, president of Geneva s association of cafe owners, restaurateurs and hoteliers.
She argues that the failure of 'hygienism' as a sole criteria, as highlighted by numerous crises, notably the animal and bone meal scandal, is proof of the need ensure the Agency can provide lists of good practices and back labels for local products with specific characteristics and farm-fresh produce, rather than solely industrial standards that prevent neither salmonella nor dramatic epidemics.
2013 Meanings and Describes how homeless people perceive practices of health their health-illness process, in the and illness among point of view of supporting public the homeless policies that go beyond hygienism and population in existentialism.