Living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone for a number of different reasons. Healthy eating and physical activity help prevent chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes. The number of Americans with these chronic diseases continues to increase, which raises healthcare and health insurance costs for everyone else in the country.
Nutrition is the foundation of a fit and healthy lifestyle. What you eat can make or break you. Get your nutrition wrong and it can ruin your health. Get your nutrition right and the rest is pretty easy.
But, how do you get your nutrition right? Well, we reached out to Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) Shelley Rael and asked her some crucial questions on nutrition and diet.
This may be a cliché, but it’s worth repeating: what you eat affects your health.
Unhealthy eating habits have been associated with various health problems such as obesity, heart diseases, diabetes, high blood pressures, and many others.
If you want to live a healthy life, you need to get your nutrition right.
Diet trends come and go throughout the years. The ketogenic diet which is also known as the keto diet is very popular at this time. It’s being promoted everywhere from television to social media. It’s the current diet trend that is said to help people lose weight.
So, should you follow the keto diet?
Have you ever been on an extreme diet where you lose weight rather quickly at first, but over time it become harder to lose weight and it become very difficult to stick with your diet because the hunger pangs intensify?
Many popular weight-loss diets call for very low calories: 800 to 1,200 per day or less for women and 1,500 to 1,800 per day or less for men.