Diet is defined as a way a person may regulate their consumption of food with an objective of decreasing, increasing or maintaining their body weight. Jaminet & Jaminet are of the assumption that dieting is…
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a mode of regulating our meal intake in regards to quality, time and type of meal with an objective of managing our weight improving out health (11).
There is always a common misconception that dieting is only important in instances where a person wants to lose weight. The perception is based on that; over-weight people suffer from obesity which is considered unhealthy. In addition, dieting is mostly considered by over-weight people or people with obesity. However, Spencer & Mosley assert that unhealthy dieting is of the same effect to obese people as it has on thin people (56). Moreover, thin people are likely to suffer from effects of unhealthy dieting that obese people. Willet points out that thin people require effective dieting more that fat people due to the consideration that their metabolism rate is significantly affected (44).
The relationship between human health and dieting is significant. Regardless of the weight factor, a person should be able to exercise good dieting. There are numerous merits of good dieting and many demerits of bad dieting not influenced by the weight factor. Consequently, a healthy diet is a medical strategy that improves the general health of a person. Additionally, following a healthy diet is important for both fat and slim people. It depends on the kind of food, and the best time for meals.
Jaminet & Jaminet assert that good dieting is consumption of meals that rhymes with our body weight and requirement (17). The authors further point out that a healthy diet should be created in regards to time (Jaminet & Jaminet 17). Most importantly, food selection determines the appropriateness of a healthy diet. The same argument is supported by Willet, who point out that a healthy diet should comprise of a food selection and time for food consumption (34). Depending on the health demand of a person, they should be provided with a specific diet. For instance, a slim person may be required to increase their body mass thus increasing
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Specific examples of foods to avoid and to consume regularly have been provided along with their effects on the levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, thereby identifying their relationships with heart disease. A number of local and international groups that supported cardiovascular health were also included along with the programs and opportunities they provide for the public with regards to heart disease prevention and recovery.
For instance, some vegetarians may avoid eggs from chicken as well as products such as milk from cows (Maurer 1-10). The paper aims at addressing some issues related to the concept of being a vegetarian. More specifically, this paper strives to address the following questions: Why are people vegetarians?
Exercise, social relations, and nutrition contribute to a healthy living and are important to an individual living a healthy life, and should be encouraged to ensure a healthy society. Living healthy is important in that it lowers the chances of one suffering from stroke or a heart attack by a significant margin based on the nutrition that one consumes.
The young people are highly exposed to these foods than the adults, and as a result, the number of diseases ranging from cardiovascular, heart and kidney diseases has intensified, due to lack of taking control measures in consuming the unregulated fast food.
Poor diet and lack of appropriate nutrition can lead to serious conditions like cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Proper nutrition can protect health, as well as, slow the progression of diseases (Dwyer, 2006). Malnutrition can affect anyone but it tends to be the affliction of the elderly, the very poor, and children.
It has been considered that a good diet is one which will allow the user to follow it for a long time and at the same time is good for overall health, both physical and mental (Harvard Medical School, 2007). Thus not all popular
It is totally contrary to the food pyramid.
Americans are always looking for a “quick fix,” the main reason weight loss programs and pre-prepared diet foods industries thrive. What over-weight people need is not a diet but a change of life-style. The
Recently, most individuals all over the world are yearning for a healthier lifestyle. This can be made possible by maintaining a healthy diet. Healthy eating does not entail strict philosophies of nutrition, by depriving oneself of some foods. Rather, it is the state of keeping oneself healthy by learning some nutrition basics.