M.H.H. Mohd Haizra Hashim1, J.J. Joana Jaya2, S.S.M.Saheera Sardar Mohamed3,

S.N. Sriganeshvarun Nagaraj4, F.H.M.J. Fadzilla Hernani Mohd Janis5,

Faculty of Business and Communication, INTI International University and College1,2,3,4,5

Page 102 – 115   |   Vol. 8 No. 2 2023   |    Available online on 30 Dec 2023


This study is about health communication by drinking okra water and making it a healthy lifestyle practice. The main purpose of this study is to review what factors need to be taken into account in the description of health communication to make it a healthy lifestyle practice. The objective of this study is to see the relationship between some psycho-social factors and communication that play a role in bringing about changes in an individual’s lifestyle, which involves physical activity and healthy eating. A research model based on the Health Belief Model was used. Indirectly, encouraging the use of vegetables such as Okra can help the community to obtain cheap sources of macro and micronutrients in addition to optimal health care.


Health communication, health issues, healthy lifestyle practices, okra water

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