The Importance of Healthy Snacking
Benefits of Healthy Eating
- Eating healthily has been shown to contribute to a better night’s rest and improved attention span. These, in turn, lead to more effective functioning as human beings.
- Weight loss will help reduce the risk of chronic conditions. If a person is overweight or obese, they are more likely to develop many disorders, including cardiac non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus low bone density, some cancers
- Eating a healthy diet will help a diabetes person: lose weight, if necessary maintain blood glucose levels keep blood pressure and cholesterol within target limits to avoid or postpone diabetes complications It is important for people with diabetes to reduce their consumption of foods with added sugar and salt. It is also best to avoid high-saturated and trans-fat fried foods.
- There is some evidence that vitamin E can prevent blood clots, leading to heart attacks. High levels of vitamin E are present in the following foods: peanuts hazelnuts sunflower seeds green vegetables.
Health is the first ‘Wealth.’ Vinit K.
Consequences of Junk Food
Eating junk food can have negative effects on your health.
- Sugar and fat: Sugar has been added to many fast-food meals. That means not only extra calories but little food as well. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends consuming just between 100 and 150 calories per day of added sugar. It’s between six and nine teaspoons.
- Sodium: The mixture of fat, sugar and tons of sodium (salt) can make some fast food tastier. But high sodium diets may contribute to water retention, which is why after eating fast food, you may feel puffy, bloated, or swollen.
- Effect on the central nervous system: Short-term hunger may be relieved by fast food, but less optimistic is the long-term effects.People who eat fast food and fried pastries are 51 percent more likely than those who do not consume these foods or eat very few of them to develop depression.
- Fast food makes you hungry and can cause uncontrollable cravings Eating a sugar cookie or milkshake can boost your blood sugar levels temporarily, making you feel happy and comfortable, but as soon as they return to normal you feel even more cranky.