Good Nutrition for the Soul and What Should Be Changed in Teh Human Diet

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Good Nutrition for the Soul and What Should Be Changed in the Human Diet Angie Smith Brigham Young University- Idaho E.R Gilmour and C. Glencorse John H. Banzhaf III Student Health Center and Dr. Bradbury I have always been interested in nutrition and how it is important to keep your body in good health and shape. Nutrition is important to study because we need to know what to change in our diet so that we will not have to endure the pain and heartache of having obesity or heart disease. Food is good for our body, but it all depends on what kind of food that we eat. We can choose to eat foods that are healthy such as bananas, apples, celery, and broccoli, or we can choose to eat food that will put fat into our belly such as fries, ice cream, and hot dogs. We all eat differently, but it is important to remember that we are what we eat. Why is it important to make sure that our economy is eating healthy and that we are in good shape so that we don’t see love ones or even ourselves go through life with pain and heartache? Here are some of the reasons why. Diet shouldn’t be thought of as a strict “you can’t eat that” regimen. We should think of it as a “conscious effort to eat healthy, well-balanced foods that will benefit [our bodies].” The Dietary Guidelines for Americans described a healthy diet as one that balances calories with physical activity to manage weight, includes fewer food foods with sodium (salt), saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, added sugars and refined grains. Carbohydrates, dietary fat, proteins, fruits and vegetables, dairy, and drinking lots of water and fluids, should be a part of our daily diet. It is recommended that 45% to 65% of our total calories should come from carbohydrates. Carbohydrates can be found in fruits and vegetables, breads, cereals, and other grains, and foods that contain added sugars such as cakes,

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