How to Eat Healthily

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It is well said that you are what you eat. Good nutrition in not only your energy resources but also wit resources to some extent. Most importantly, it is essential for your survival and life quality. Unhealthy eating and physical inactivity are leading causes of death in the U.S. Covering from your choice of food to meal time, here are some guiding principles illustrated with infographics to help you eat healthily and keep fit.

What is Good Nutrition

Good nutrition is not a fad diet or a one-size-fits-all program. It is a set of principles (not rules) that provide people with the understanding of how to consume the appropriate balance of nutrients to maintain optimal health and performance. Shown below is the suitable combination of macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fats) Healthy Diet

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Why is Good Nutrition Important

Optimizing one's diet requires time, understanding, and persistence. For easier understanding and practice, Edraw provides the fundamental principles in a concise, clear, and easily understood format. Acknoledgement of the benefits of good nutrition will boost your motivation for keeping healthy habits.

Importance of Good Nutrition

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What Are the Healthiest Food

The typical American diet is too high in saturated fat, sodium, and sugar and too low in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, calcium, and fiber. Here are some lists of the healthiest food.

Vegetables, like fruits, are low in calories and fats but rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. All the Green-Yellow-Orange vegetables are abundant sources of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, beta-carotene, vitamin B-complex, vitamin-C, vitamin A, and vitamin K.Vegetables

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Fruit has been widely recognized as a good source of vitamins and minerals, and for their role in preventing vitamin C and vitamin A deficiencies. Fruit lovers generally have a reduced risk of chronic diseases.Fruit is, by far one of the most powerful, body-healing food! The amazing health benefits of fruit cover everything from your brain to the cells in your feet. Find out what are these benefits and how to maximize them and see more infograpics in Benefits of Fruits

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Guiding Principles of Healthy Diet

These are principles that everyone agrees on. Stick to them and you will keep both physically and mentally fit.
  • Fill up on colorful fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat breakfast, and eat smaller meals regularly throughout the day.
  • Try not to think of certain foods as "off-limits".
  • Supplements Can Never Fully Replace Real Foods.
  • "Diets" Don't Work, a Lifestyle Change is Necessary
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