​Introduction

Eating is undoubtedly one of life’s greatest pleasures. The sight, smell, taste, and texture of food are just a few characteristics that entice us eat what we eat. History, religion, culture, friends, family and the environment also influence our food choices. And hopefully, we also base our food choices on nutrition and health.

​How to maintain a healthy diet

To maintain a healthy diet, consider the following:

​Nutrients and Other Food Components

All foods contain nutrients and other components. Nutrients can be broken down into two groups- macronutrients and micronutrients.Macronutrients include carbohydrates (starches and sugars), proteins (meat, dry beans, eggs), and fats (oils and margarine). Macronutrients provide energy (calories).

You Are What You Eat

Studies show that a healthy lifestyle, which includes balanced meals and regular physical activity, can play a role in reducing the risks of several chronic diseases and premature death.

  • Stroke- Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Some cancers
  • Osteoarthritis

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