Health is the most important aspect of living. Various people have different notions about a healthy diet, according to the place where they live and the kind of food available for them to eat. In this paper, the aspect of healthy eating and to what extent is the community indulging in healthy eating is highlighted. Also, the different ways to have a healthy eating lifestyle are suggested along with balanced diet, planning a diet, etc. The most appropriate food for different age groups is considered along with its cost. The paper aims to develop a realistic approach in the community for healthy eating and spreading awareness about the same. Apart from the importance of healthy diet, people must become aware about the importance of body weight, nutrients and planning a diet. Therefore, the paper desserts the approach towards promoting a healthy diet change in the community for the best interest of the community.
An unfit body is a result of negligence about one's health and diet. It results into frequent diseases and infections and eventually the physical illness might as well have an impact on the mental health of a person. Healthy eating is the basic activity to be practiced so as to remain fit and healthy and enjoy life to the fullest in terms of family, society and work-place, and to sustain a healthy and happy life in adulthood and old age. The components of a healthy diet would depend on age, gender and the phase of life such as childhood, puberty, pregnancy, and parenthood.
[...] Healthy eating Health is the most important aspect of living. Various people have different notions about a healthy diet, according to the place where they live and the kind of food available for them to eat. In this paper, the aspect of healthy eating and to what extent is the community indulging in healthy eating is highlighted. Also, the different ways to have a healthy eating lifestyle are suggested along with balanced diet, planning a diet, etc. The most appropriate food for different age groups is considered along with its cost. [...]
[...] This ensures that a healthy weight is maintained. Here, the concept of balanced diet comes into picture. A balanced diet is one which includes all the nutrients required for the body in appropriate amounts for the best health of the body. The nutrients include carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals; apart from these, water is also very important as most of our body is made up of water and also because it is essential for the absorption of the other nutrients. [...]
[...] Healthy eating pertains to not just eating the right food, but also eating the right amount of food. Hence, it is a good option to consult some local nutritionists for finding out what kind of diet suits an individual the best, considering their age, gender and more importantly the lifestyle (work-place, daily energy expenditure, etc.) The Body Mass Index (BMI) of a person should be maintained regularly as discussed before and it is certainly not a difficult task if the kind of diet recommended in this paper is followed. [...]
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