The evolution of human society awareness has increased for healthful eating. People are more aware of the importance of eating a healthy diet. People eating habits and physical activities are important for their health. Healthful eating has encouraged millions of people to start eating in a healthier lifestyle that helps prevent diseases, and lowers health care expenses. Have people learned to change their eating habits to have a healthier lifestyle? Do people know what healthy eating habits are? Do people know whether or not they are eating healthy? Healthful eating plays a major part of a healthier lifestyle that helps prevent diseases and obesity.
Healthful eating save lives and keeps the expense of health care down. The importance of healthful eating is the body needs nutrition to help keep healthy and active. The body must maintain a sufficient amount of minerals and vitamins. Based on the food groups many types of food fit into a lifestyle. The basic food groups are the best way to start.
Portion sizes are important when choosing foods to maintain a healthy diet. In the US people generally tend to eat more than they should and think it is healthy. Following the guidelines from the Food Pyramid will help people choose the correct portion size and the number of calories people should eat per day. Using this method has encouraged millions of people to start eating a healthier diet that will help to promote a healthier lifestyle; they have also included regular exercises to perform daily.
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Portion sizes of foods helps maintain and balance energy to the body. According to Maya W. Paul; Melinda Smith, M.A.; and Jeanne Segal (2001-2009), “Choose the types of foods that improve your health and avoid the types of foods that raise your risk for such...