Unhealthy diet contributes to approximately 678,000 deaths each year in the U.S., due to nutrition- and obesity-related diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.1 In the last 30 years, obesity rates have doubled in adults, tripled in children, and quadrupled in adolescents.
What does this mean to you? What do you feel? When you realize that the food you eat every day is directly correlated to how long you will live on this earth, it makes you wonder what you’re doing wrong.
Unfortunately we live in a society that is so obsessed with quick results. We want a magic pill, or an all in one answer to every problem. I don’t know where the idea came from where people want a quick fix for their health, but it is a trend that needs to change.
Is it easy? Absolutely not. Is it worth it? Absolutely yes. It begins with small changes. Baby steps. It is not race, there is no end to healthy living. I want you to read that again. When it comes to living healthy, there is no end. No finish line. No completion date. If you want to live a long life without disease and limitations then you have to establish a life long method of eating.
Since people want easy, I’m going to leave you guys with a chart that is easy to follow and shows you 2 simple tips. What to eat and how much of it you should eat.
Make this a mindset. A way to live. Second nature, and remember
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. Francois de la Rochefoucauld