19 Sep Nutrition II
Updated September, 2018.
This section on Nutrition covers many of the risks from eating a poor diet and some rockin’ fantastic cool and easy-to-swallow tips for making healthier choices. After all, what’s the point of learning about the risks if we don’t help you to avoid them?
Nutrition I covered healthy eating and the different types of food groups found on MyPlate. It’s pretty important stuff. But so is Nutrition 2: Risks and Tips.
First, you’re going to read about the risks of eating a poor diet, such as diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, sugar addiction. Studies have shown that sugar is highly addictive—even more than nicotine—which is why it’s so hard to kick the habit of eating too much sugar. You’ll learn more about sugar within these posts and then how to make simple substitutions that can help. Then we’ll move on to the good news: that you can avoid all of those risks by making healthy choices. You’ll learn tips to eat well, how to keep your blood sugar stable, and even how to navigate reading ingredient labels.
The breakdown is as follows:
What bad news have you heard in the news recently about diet and food? What good news? How does the news affect you and your eating habits?