Healthy food is vital to human health and also a healthy diet that is needed for human nutrition. In supermarkets organic section or food stores is where you can find health foods such as organic foods, vegetarian, dietary supplements, whole foods and natural foods. Our parents and teachers advised us to take health foods because it leads to a healthy life style. If you make a habit of eating heath food then you will have a lifestyle that is very healthy.
However, worldwide obesity among children has increased over the years form an estimate of four percent to eighteen percent around the year 2010. Bad food eating habits and exposure to junk foods are the reasons why the numbers had risen like that. It is also found that children who are born obese or overweight will probably be obese as adults. Because of being overweight and obese children risk getting health complications like diabetes, heart disease, hypertension and the like in their childhood stage and as they age.
Health is wealth and this proverb should remind you that good health is very important and healthy eating habits is the biggest step of getting good health. A balance diet comprises of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, fats, minerals and water. More supply of nutrients for health and maintenance can be gotten form taking more vegetables. Burgers, chips, fried chicken, soft drinks and French fries fascinate people every time. Avoid such food s for they will lead you into serious health problems or even become obese with more complications. Therefore, we should keep away from this food immediately or gradually reduce the intake of these foods in our bodies and change form that lifestyle.
In order for children to eat good health foods their parents need to teach them good eating habits for it gives them the nutrients to grow and also in concentration, alertness and sharpness. Show your kids on how to choose the right health foods like picking dense foods over not dense caloric foods. There are solid fats on foods like sausages, hot dogs, bacon, donuts, pastries and regular ground beef, teach your child why is not safe to eat these.
If you want to lose weight do not think removing some of the health food from your diet will help because in doing so you will have remove vital nutrient required by the body. Eat healthy foods for the betterment of your health in future because you may not think it but bad eating habits will affect you later in the if not now.