Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits
Whether you’re overweight of underweight, getting fit isn’t easy. But the first step to fixing it is to understand why you are unfit.
Obesity is a huge epidemic in the western world. It’s a cliche, but it’s true. More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese in the US. The average American is 24lb heavier today than in 1960, with 600% increase in obesity.
There are severe consequences to this. Extreme obesity can cut off as much as 14 years from your life. Every year, more than 300,000 avoidable death is contributed to obesity in the US.
The main reason for obesity? Poor diets. People are consuming too much processed foods with added sugars and fats. In the US, diets have increased by 400 calories per day from 1960 to 2010.
People who are underweight, also suffer from a poor diet.
If you want to eat properly, you need to know nutrition facts of various foods and their health benefits. Then you will know what food to eat, and how much.
In this category, we’ll discuss nutrition facts of different foods. We’ll also talk about their health benefits.
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