Benefits Of Eating Healthy Diet Essay

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It is often hard for me to maintain a healthy diet. Although I have took several classes that outline the benefits of eating healthy, I often find myself setting a healthy eating goal and relapsing the next day. My goals first consisted of me getting a balanced diet for three months. This goal began to fail after two days. I had visited family members during the thanksgiving holiday and ate several unhealthy foods. I then set a small goal of consuming only healthy foods for a week. I wrote down the foods I would eat each day, within that week, and their proportion size. This goal last for three days, and failed due to financial issues. Foods that were easy to prepare became my best friend. However, when I became pregnant, I began to gain excuses weight. My doctor informed on the importance it was to eat a balanced diet. He also taught me the effects unhealthy foods could have on the baby, as well as me while being pregnant. Eating healthy then became a struggle, due to me having a loss of appetite. Now that I am not pregnant anymore, and have gained my appetite back, it was not evident to me the different foods and calories I consume in a day. Completing a dietary analysis has allowed me to gain insight on the foods I eat, my normal calorie intake, and the amount of calories recommended. For 24 hours, I wrote down everything I consumed. This included meals, drinks, condiments, and snacks. I began my day by eating 1 pack of Quaker corn grits with cheese, two sausage links, a

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