The Benefits of Healthy Eating

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The Benefits of Healthy Eating
Marquita Williams
Axia College of University of Phoenix

Does an apple a day really keep the Doctor away? Although an apple a day is not nearly enough to keep the doctor away, it would be a good start on the road to a healthier life. Healthful eating is important and will change the lives of families in a positive way. Healthful eating will dramatically lower the risk of diseases associated unhealthy eating, create more time for family, and possibly offset desire to change other harmful habits. Qualified health professionals are not the only ones preaching their views on healthful eating. Healthful eating is a popular topic, and many less qualified people jump one the
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Get insight from them on the different tastes they’ll like to explore and create beautiful dishes to enjoy and introduce to others. From 1960 to 1995 the cost of healthcare in the US escalated from 27 billion to more than 600 billion dollars, a more than 22 fold increase. (The Nutrition Desk Reference, Robert Garrison Jr. M.A, R.Ph & Elizabeth Somer, M.A, R.D, 1997). Of every federal dollar spent, pennies went to healthcare. A large proportion of healthcare cost has been devoted to treating diseases that are in fact a product of faulty life style habits. (cdc.gov/healthyyouth). In The Nutrition Desk Reference it was founded that, 92 percent of people said after finding a new and healthy way to live, they also lost the taste for other non healthy habits. For example, most people lost the taste for tobacco smoking, which host a whole different set of consequences on its own. It was also understood that the lack of physical inactivity was a huge problem among the unhealthy. It is prevalent that the level of exercise among us is increased to co combat the fight for healthy eating. A change in an exercise regimen can come at a very small price, if thought out correctly. Take the stairs instead of the elevator sometimes, walk short distances instead of driving, or totally devote a couple of hour to a gym workout. Important things to remember include but are not limited to, keeping in mind that in a healthy eating situation, moderation is important to

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