If society would incorporate healthful eating as a way of life, it will eliminate obesity and a number of disease associated with it. Well according to an article, I have read in the Department of Health& Human Services USA. Called: A Healthier You website http://www.health.gov/dietary guidelines/dga 2005/healthier you/html/chapter9.html , In the united states two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese. In my opinion that’s a lot, that is why I have decided to write an expository essay about healthful eating.
As adults we set the guidelines for our children, so it is up to us to prevent childhood obesity as well. If we prevent a child from becoming obese than we have essentially prevented a child from becoming an obese adult.
Would disease and obesity be eliminated or reduced in number by healthy eating?
Let’s look at what the benefits are; first off eating healthy is probably the easiest way and most important way in which you can keep active and shield yourself from the many diseases that are now common as we grow older including heart disease and diabetes. Eating healthy you are boosting your energy levels, improving your bodily functions, and helping to improve your immune system.
There are vitamins and minerals in healthy foods which can boost your immune system and shield you from many common illnesses. In some cases by eating a healthy diet you can actually reduce the risks that are often linked with such serious diseases as cancer and diabetes.
In an article by; Linda Bruton website http://Ezinearticles.com The 5 key benefits of eating healthy. She mentions that you will enjoy life more and have more energy to face the tasks before you. Also she states; healthy eating can reduce your stress levels combine this with daily exercise and you will increase this effect even more. You will sleep better and be more rested when you wake up.
Also if you are currently overweight you will be able to lose that weight more easily...