Live Longer with Healthy Eating Habits
As a busy high school student who tries to juggle good grades with working and social activities, I often find it hard to have healthy eating habits. With vending machines at every hall intersection that are loaded with sugary treats, and fast food restaurants on both sides of the road, bad choices are all around.
With the obesity rate among American adults being 34 percent, and 17 percent in children, it is obvious that people need help with their choices. Teens today are often so overloaded with activities that they do not have time to cook their own healthy meals, and instead just grab an unhealthy snack. It is not all the responsibility of the teens; parents also are at fault for stocking the pantries with these items.
In order for you to increase your longevity, you first have to accept the challenge of healthy eating. You need to realize the importance of putting the right things in your body. Healthy eating is your all-in-one-pharmacy, on a plate. This is because you can effectively fight, and prevent, diseases if you eat healthy foods.
It is a known fact that most diseases today are caused by an unhealthy diet. Also, I’m sure that you know that healthy eating habits are the key to losing weight. Another major benefit of healthy eating habits is increased energy levels. You can become more productive, and socially active, if you will only stick to healthy foods.