The Importance of Food Choices

There are many things we hear about a lot but never really stop to think about their importance. One of these things is making healthy food choices. You may have been warned about this matter in health class, biology class, by your parents, or by your teachers, and so have I, but have we done anything to benefit from it? Probably not. I’m not saying that everyone ignores all the advice they get but making healthy food choices is one of these things we hear about so much that we forget that they’re actually important. So why am I reminding you of this now? It’s never too late to start taking care of your health or improving your lifestyle because there is no such thing as too late.

Poor nutrition can have damaging effects on the human body and can lead to many deadly health issues. Good food choices and nutrition can have numerous positive effects. Firstly, it keeps you in shape and helps maintain an average weight. Good nutrition also has a positive effect on the brain since it helps you stay more focussed and helps keep you brain healthy. It can also help develop a strong immune system and prevent health issues such as diabetes or heart attacks.

To help improve our eating habits, we should eat greater amounts of fruits and vegetable and less amounts  of artificial sugars. Unhealthy and junk food can also lead to obesity, so we should move away from these types of foods.

By Fareeda Eraky