Presentation on theme: "Healthy Living vs Unhealthy Living The choice is yours."— Presentation transcript:
Healthy Living vs Unhealthy Living The choice is yours
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Healthy Food Choice Benefits Eating a diet rich in vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may reduce risk for heart disease, including heart attack and stroke. Eating a diet rich in some vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet may protect against certain types of cancers. Diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as some vegetables and fruits, may reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. Eating vegetables and fruits rich in potassium as part of an overall healthy diet may lower blood pressure, and may also reduce the risk of developing kidney stones and help to decrease bone loss. Eating foods such as vegetables that are lower in calories per cup instead of some other higher-calorie food may be useful in helping to lower calorie intake.
Studies show that eating processed prepared foods, results in unwanted weight gain. When possible buy fresh produce, fruits and grains. Limit meats to one or two small serving a day.
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Having an imbalanced diet and making poor food choices affects your overall health. The foods you put in your body directly impact how you feel, your weight and your risk of developing chronic diseases. Making changes to your diet and losing a moderate amount of weight improve your blood pressure levels, lower blood cholesterol and lessen your risk of suffering serious chronic illnesses. Dangers include: Fatigue Heart Disease Bowel Problems Type 2 Diabetes Poor Food Choice Dangers
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