Benefits of Adopting Healthy Eating Habits

Benefits of Adopting Healthy Eating Habits

People are more likely to adopt healthy eating habits if they are made aware of the benefits of doing so. There is a common assumption that all people are aware of the benefits of healthy eating. But this is a misconception. Whereas it is true that a good number of people are aware of the benefits of healthy eating, there is also a good number of people who lack such information. And these are the people who need to be educated on the benefits of healthy eating habits, if they are to change their eating habits for the better. If

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Seeking Your Doctor’s Advice on Healthy Eating

It is often a good idea to consider seeking your doctor’s advice on healthy eating. In fact, most nutritionists are likely to encourage you to seek your doctor’s input, before altering your diet in any significant way. The need for you to seek your doctor’s advice on healthy eating becomes even more urgent if you happen to have conditions that require special dietary arrangements. It can also be critical to seek your doctor’s advice on healthy eating if you feel as if you are developing a condition that will require special dietary arrangements(that is, if you have started to see

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Are Genetically Modified Foods Healthy?

One of the questions that are attracting robust debate in the food industry is the one as to whether genetically modified foods are healthy. On the one hand, we have biotechnology experts who tell us that genetically modified foods are 100% healthy, and that we should embrace them fully. On the other hand, we have other individuals (some with solid scientific credentials) who tell us that genetically modified foods are not entirely healthy. So we are left at loss on whom to believe. There are some parts of the world where governments have already allowed genetically modified foods to be

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Using YouTube to Promote Healthy Eating Habits

YouTube is one of the powerful tools that can be used to promote healthy eating habits. YouTube’s power lies mainly in the fact that it is an audiovisual medium. You therefore can use it to reach even folks who lack the ability to read — or folks who are simply disinclined to read. And there are many such folks. Experience shows that if you attempt to promote healthy eating habits using newspaper, magazine or web-based articles, you can only reach a small audience. But if you use an audiovisual medium like YouTube (where one just has to sit back, and

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Getting Kids to Adopt Healthy Eating Habits

Getting kids to adopt healthy eating habits is not always easy. ‘Healthy eating’ often involves consuming foods that are perceived as being ‘bland’. And kids are likely to resist the consumption of such foods – for they prefer ‘tastier’ stuff. On the other hand, healthy eating often entails giving up (or at least minimizing) the consumption of certain foods that are perceived as being ‘tasty’. Kids are naturally drawn to such foods, and getting them to give them up — or at least minimize — their consumption, can be very hard. Therefore, you are likely to encounter resistance, while trying

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Designing a Healthy Eating Program

There are several steps that you need to follow, while designing a healthy eating program. In today’s article, we will be highlighting those steps. Before going any further, it is important for us to define ‘healthy eating’. In that regard, we will all agree that healthy eating is that which entails (mostly) the consumption of substances that are helpful to the body. Conversely, healthy eating entails (mostly) the elimination of substances that are likely to be unhelpful to the body – including those that are outright harmful. With that definition in mind, we can now proceed to look at the

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Healthy Eating on a Tight Budget

Many of us believe that you can’t eat healthy on a tight budget. We have been conditioned to believe that you need to have lots of money, to eat healthy. Thus, we keep on pumping ourselves full of junk food, under the false impression that we can’t afford healthy food. And so we end up suffering the consequences of eating the junk food on a long term basis – yet we could have done better. It is, of course, true that healthy food tends to be costlier than junk food. But that doesn’t mean that it is totally impossible to

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3 Mistakes to Avoid in the Course of Your Healthy Eating Programs

There are certain mistakes that you need to avoid, in the course of your healthy eating programs. If you don’t avoid these 3 mistakes, it is easy to mess up with your healthy eating programs. That is where, for instance, you would still find yourself having poor health, in spite of you eating the right foods. Healthy eating means more than just avoiding the unhealthy foods. The 3 mistakes you need to avoid in the course of your healthy eating programs include: Eating too big portions: the foods you are eating may be healthy, but if you eat too big

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Tips to Help You Adopt Healthy Eating Habits

It is not easy to make the shift from unhealthy eating habits to healthy eating habits. That shift represents a fundamental change: one that you are almost certainly bound to struggle with. Human beings are, after all, creatures of habit. As such, changing habits – especially the long-held habits – tends to be hard. You therefore shouldn’t expect it to be very easy for you to adopt healthy eating habits. There are, however, some tips that can help you in this process of adopting healthy eating habits: Make the change gradual: gradual change tends to be better than sudden change.

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5 Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt This New Year

We are still at the beginning of the year – a time when people tend to make all sorts of resolutions. In keeping with the spirit of the time, in today’s article, I will be recommending some 5 healthy eating habits you can adopt in this New Year. Those include: Reducing the amount of sugar you consume on a daily basis: here, you shouldn’t just focus on the number of spoons of sugar you consume. You should also be on the lookout for other indirect ways in which you get to consume sugar. Those include through sodas, juices and other

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