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    #1

    Which one is correct?

    1) Excercise is good for the holistic health of body.
    2) Excercise is good for the holistic health of the body.
    3) Excercise is good for the holistic health of your body.

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    #2

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Hi,

    I would say #2 and #3 are correct.
    For #1, I feel it needs domething else to be OK: "Exercise is good for the holistic health of body and mind" or "Exercise is good for the holistic health of body and soul."

    charliedeut

    PS: However, I don't know if the term "holistic" would automatically exclude the concepts of "mind" or "soul", so maybe my suggestion on #1 is completely out of place.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Numbers two and three are correct (depending of whose body is being discussed), number one is incorrect.
    Thank you!
    I wonder why "the" cannot be missed out.

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    #4

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Hi,

    I would say #2 and #3 are correct.
    For #1, I feel it needs domething else to be OK: "Exercise is good for the holistic health of body and mind" or "Exercise is good for the holistic health of body and soul."

    charliedeut
    PS: However, I don't know if the term "holistic" would automatically exclude the concepts of "mind" or "soul", so maybe my suggestion on #1 is completely out of place.

    Interesting discussion.
    Thank you for replying.

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    #5

    Re: Which one is correct?

    Given that "holistic" refers to physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing, I don't see why "Exercise is good for holistic health" can't be used.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Given that "holistic" refers to physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing, I don't see why "Exercise is good for holistic health" can't be used.
    Good point.
    The context (not posted in the thread) particularly refers to "physicality."

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