Nutrition is a science that studies the relationship between diet and health. Deficiencies, excesses and unbalance in diet can produce a negative impact on health. Which may lead to diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, scurvy, obesity, osteoporosis as well as psychological and behavioral problems. Many common diseases and their symptoms can often be prevented or alleviated with better nutrition. All of us eat food, food provides nourishment to the body and enables the body to stay fit and healthy. Generally, the health of a person depends on the kind and amount of food we eat. The right kind of food eaten in the right quality is necessary for good health.
A balanced diet is one which contains different types of food in such quantities the goat the individuals need for the various nutrients adequately that the individuals need for the various nutrients are adequately met, and some amount of nutrients are stored in the body to enable the body to withstand a short period of low dietary intake.
Characteristics of a balanced diet:
- Build bones and muscles healthy body.
- Repair and replace worn out cells.
- Keep all systems working.
- Keep us healthy
The food we choose to eat can have a direct impact on your ability to enjoy life to its fullest.
Diet plays a major role in promoting and maintaining good health, preventing some chronic diseases and a big difference in our health.
Most people know good nutrition and physical activity can help maintain a healthy weight. But the benefits of good nutrition go beyond weight.
Good nutrition can help:-
Reduce the risk of some diseases, including heart diseases, diabetes, stroke, some cancers and osteoporosis.
- Reduce high blood pressure.
- Lower high cholesterol level.
- Improve your well-being.
- Improve your ability to fight off illness.
- Improve the ability to recover from illness injury.
- Increase your energy level.
As we know food and water is necessary to build up our body and keep it healthy. Every good food and liquid contains some important nutrients like carbohydrates, proteins, fats and some important vitamins, minerals and water. They all play the different role to keep our body healthy and build new cells in our body.
Mrs. Deepika Joseph
MSc (Nutrition & Dietetics)
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