As for myself I need to look closer at the amounts of sodium in the foods that I am eating on a daily basis to maintain a good level of sodium. Taking in too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and possible heart disease. To me this is an important for my health in the long run because I want to live a long and healthy live. As for my diet in a whole I need to focus more on taking in more fiber, and taking in less sodium these are the major weakness throughout my diet. Another weakness in my diet I feel is the amounts of vitamins I need to take in.
Nutrition and Health Nutrition is essential for our daily lives because it provides us the energy we need to survive and prevents poor diets (malnutrition) if adequate diets are consumed. Our bodies run automatically throughout the day and must be filled with quality fuel (nutrition) as much as possible. Providing ourselves with the proper nutrition would benefits us not only to live healthier, but lead us to longer lives, protects the brain cells and help from developing Alzheimer’s disease. Most would think that a well balance diet means starving oneself with very little nutrients, but instead means simply implementing a certain amount of lean protein, carbs and fats into our diet. Nutrition is how one survive.
Milk is good because it consist of calcium which helps for the functioning of the heart, muscles, and nerves. I have noticed that I don?t eat vegetables a lot but I know I need to. I can improve my intake of foods by beginning to eat vegetables because if I don?t the body will take the magnesium that vegetables contain out of my bones for the bloodstream which gives me weakened bones. If I don?t get enough magnesium then my tissues will be affected in my heart and kidneys. Some symptoms are that you get tremors or spasms, when your heart rate increases, when you muscle softens and weakens, or when you have headaches.
My results showed a high consumption of saturated fats and added sugars from processed foods. It would have led me to major health problems if I continued to do so unchanged. This is why every few months I tend to completely cut out fast food and junk food from my daily diet. This way I know to have some restraint when it came down to it. Also, I strive to incorporate more vegetables into my diet.
A change in many of the diets that people use or are on, prove to be beneficial and substantial ways of controlling their weight. Everyone has a particular system in there bodies. One persons’ diet is never the same as another. One has to go by what there body is lacking and may need more to benefit that problem. For many of people, eating healthy on a regular basis is something we do not have time for (Bruton, 2007).
Meal Samples for Rapid Three Day Weight Loss Consuming a wide variety of foods including protein, grains, fruits, vegetables and dairy products each day is vital for your health. Most individuals are unaware of how to choose a proper portion size because they are used to huge meals served in restaurants. Eating basic meals without high calorie ingredients is an excellent way to lose weight ... ... middle of paper ... ...lly out of shape must find a gentle exercise such as walking or swimming to lose pounds faster. Individuals used to exercising can increase routines with more intense exercise including running or bicycling. While additional workouts are important, avoid overdoing it because you can end up spraining muscles.
Nowadays people suffer chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease due to living longer and lifestyle choices such as, eating a lot of junk food like sweets, chocolate, ice cream and crisps. Eating... ... middle of paper ... ... which do not contain a sufficient number of calories could end up leading to malnutrition. If an individual is meeting the correct amount of calories which are needed it does not mean that there diet doesn't have any nutrient deficiencies. An unbalanced diet could lead to an individual gaining weight and obesity. Body mass index which is over 25 is considered to be overweight and over 30 is considered to be obese.
When we are running low on glucose, we struggle to stay focused. This is why it’s hard to stay concentrated on an empty stomach. Not all foods are processed at the same rate in our bodies. Certain foods like pasta, cereal, bread, and soda, release their glucose quickly, which leads to a burst of energy. However, foods like a cheeseburger, fries, and BLT provide sustained energy, but requires our digestive system to work harder, making the oxygen levels in the brain lower and makes you feel groggy.
On May 19, 2014, to May 21, 2014 I kept track of my food intake and the results startled me. I found out that my lipid, fiber and macronutrient was under my dietary recommended intakes (DRI). My protein level was in normal rage but at the low end of normal. Seeing these results have proven that I need to take more time to ensure that I am eating healthier. Not providing my body with the right amount of nutrients can lead to a lot of different health issues and long term health issues.
I am able to eat a good amount of carbohydrates, protein, and fat because I need it for all of the energy I use throughout the day. We all have those days when we feel like we did not do that well at practice or just feel a lot tired than usual, but this is all because we are not either not eating correctly or not eating the amount of food needed for your body to function correctly. It is very important for me to eat all of those necessary nutrients to perform correctly with my student-athlete lifestyle. The amount of healthier choices I make with my diet are going to impact my health in the future and help me live a better lifestyle in my