There are many reasons why we should eat healthy, however, we are going to focus on 3 benefits, 3 attractive reasons, for us to get serious about healthy eating. To be healthy we know we should eat healthy and we are aware there are a number of benefits to eating healthy. Nonetheless, most of us really struggle to say no to the sweet, fatty, salty, processed tasty foods on offer. Far too many of these foods make up a considerable part of our diet. When this is coupled with the fact that we are less active now that in previous years, it is easy to see why we are facing serious health issues in western nations. So let us look at those three benefits.
The 3 exciting benefits of eating healthy are 1) weight loss, 2) less disease and illness, 3) clearer skin. Now I know from personal experience that reasons like these have helped me to commit to eating healthy. We will briefly look at each benefit in turn starting with weight loss. Eating healthy foods can result weight loss and weight management. Trading the sweet, fatty, salty and overly processed foods for healthier more natural food has this great perk. Contrary to what many people think you are likely to eat more as your body burns up your food more quickly. Plus, a number of healthy foods speed up your metabolism.
Another reason to put the lovely slice of cake down and grab a juicy apple, is healthier eating lessens disease and illness. Your body has the nutrients and vitamins it needs to effectively fight colds, flu and other viruses. It can reduce the likelihood of diseases like diabetes, particularly type 2 which is linked to being overweight. You can lower the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, some cancers and heart disease. These are leading causes of death in many advanced nations and changes to what we eat could help to alter that.
Lastly, a fantastic reason to exchange the excessive and binge alcohol drinking or sugary fizzy drink for water is a healthy diet can help us to be more beautiful. Toxins are flushed out, nutrients provided and digestion aided when our diet become healthier. Skin reflects this becoming clearer, smoother, brighter, less spot and blemish prone. I don’t know about you but I’m reaching for the water already.
The challenge that many of us face in our bid to eat healthily is knowing what to eat and what not to eat. Some think they are eating healthy but do not see the benefits I am mentioning. So what can be done? There are many fads out there and so much information that it can become very confusing. My advice is seek a balanced eating plan or advice. Some foods posed as healthy are not good for you so will not help. It is wise to eat all food groups and any diets that totally restricts certain groups is not balanced. Eat foods that are more natural and less processed. You will probably need to search for good information but like L’Oreal says ‘you’re worth it’. You are worth the time and investment it may take to get the right information so you can see the results you want and deserve. Being slimmer, less prone to illness and disease and having great skin are the benefits of eating healthy that most of us really care about.
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