The five a day rule is one of the most important rules to healthy eating. The five a day rule refers to the government’s recommendation that everyone eat at least five servings a day of fruits and vegetables.
Study after study has revealed the importance of a balanced diet to good health.
When the holidays arrive, many people forget all about their diets and healthy eating. Weight gains of 7 – 10 pounds are common between Halloween and Christmas.
Fast food is a big part of modern life these days, making it very hard to teach a child how he or she should eat healthy.
When people look at the nutritional content of foods, they tend to concentrate more on calories, protein, fats and vitamins. Most of the time, people forget to consider the dietary fiber content of foods.
Everyone knows the importance of a diet rich in healthy fruits and vegetables. Most people do not eat enough of these important foodstuffs, and increasing your consumption of fruits and vegetables is probably the single most effective thing you can do to improve your overall health.
The new food guidelines issued by the United States government recommend that all Americans eat between five and nine servings of fruits and vegetables each and every day. Continue reading “Eat Healthy – Eat Veggies”
One of the most frequently cited reasons that diets and attempts at healthy eating fail is boredom.
Fats and carbohydrates are two building blocks of a healthy diet, but many people do not understand their role in proper nutrition.