It has been mentioned that heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, stroke and osteoporosis are some of the main causes of disability and death. Your chance for developing these problems can drop dramatically by eating healthily.
Good nutrition can also lower your risks for obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol - all risk factors for serious diseases.
To protect yourself from these health problems, you are wise to know more. Know your family health history – and that of any close relatives who have any risk factors. And learn to manage your weight, body fat, blood pressure, and blood cholesterol levels through food choices and an active lifestyle.
Your food choices have been influenced by many factors; Your culture, your emotions, your surroundings, the people around you, your view of yourself, the foods available to you, and certainly what you know about food and nutrition.