Sunday, December 2, 2012


We all want ourselves and our loved ones to have the best life possible. However some factor of life can be controlled and some other cannot. One of the easiest way to improve our family’s life and health are by providing healthy nutrition and exercise. A healthy lifestyle includes a variety of factors including eating certain foods, avoiding or limiting others, and getting plenty of exercise. If we give our family healthy choices and teach them the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and lose weight, we can ensure a better future for all of us.

Eating the proper amount or the right foods is the first step to healthy nutrition for our family. Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetable with our meals and snacks is a great step towards health. These foods provide necessary food nutrients such as protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, vitamin and water. These nutrients keep our bodies functioning properly and prevent many diseases. Whole grains provide fiber to keep systems running smoothly and aid in digestion. Calcium rich foods, such as low fat milk and cheese, build strong and healthy bones and teeth. Lean meats, poultry, and fish are good choices for muscle building protein to help in growth and healing. Fruit and vegetables can provide us necessary vitamins and minerals for our body. Eating a wide variety of these healthy, natural