Choosing Healthy Food
The Family Doctor has recently shared simple ways on how people can choose healthier food on a daily basis. They highlight steps for major food groups including grains, fruits and vegetables, and meat.
This article was published on their website:
Why is healthy eating important?
When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis.
People of different ages and activity levels have different calorie needs. How much you eat of a certain type of food, such as fruits and vegetables, should depend on your individual calorie needs. For example, a person who needs 1,000 calories per day will have food serving requirements that are different from someone who needs 1,600 calories per day. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s website ChooseMyPlate.gov offers good information about nutrition for children and adults.
Following are some ways to make healthier food choices.
To read more, please visit http://familydoctor.org.