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...trated throughout adolescent years is what makes a healthy adult. Staying active during adulthood is also very beneficial. The best way to prevent nutritional diseases in adulthood is to continue good or improve lifestyle choices.
In summary, parents and schools have the biggest impact on a child’s nutritional choices in many different ways. Parents must be a model for their children and show them how to make good choices in regards to food. Elementary and middle school is where children continue to grow and learn about nutrition. High schoolers display set-in-stone eating habits. However, there is always room to learn and improve. In adulthood, the best way to prevent nutritional diseases such as heart disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and cancer is by simply continuing good eating and exercise habits.
“Prevention is better than cure.” – Desiderius Erasmus
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