TEN REASONS WHY Nutrition is defined as the “provision to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life.” So, nutrition for us as human beings is what we eat & drink, which is our diet. Experts recommend we eat and drink specific nutrients within our diet for many good reasons.
1.By taking recommended nutrition each day, we reduce the risk of certain illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, certain cancers, and we increase the chance of a longer life.
2.Our immune system will be improved if we take the “right” kind of nutrition, because certain nutrients build up our immune system, providing us with resistance to viruses that other people we have come in contact with have.
3.It’s much easier to get or to be fit if we have proper nutrition, because we will have the energy to exercise.
4.Proper nutrition allows us to do the things we want to do, like scuba diving or rock climbing, wind surfing, Being on a good diet makes strenuous activities easier because we have more energy and strength.
5.With good nutrition, our bodies look healthy. We are trim and lean, our skin looks healthy and clear, our nails are strong, and our hair is shiny and healthy looking.
6.I believe the most important thing for each of us, is to feel good, and good nutrition makes one feel good because we have all the nutrients to feed our cells with what they require.
7.Good nutrition improves the quality of our lives. If we feel good and look good, we have more confidence to get a good job or to have a successful business, or if we are retired, to do the things we enjoy.
8.Studies show that healthy children learn more easily, and I believe that’s true with adults also. If we are on a healthy nutritious diet, it’s much easier to learn new things.
9.Good nutrition will promote good vision also, including night vision.
10.Certain nutrients will improve our memories, which will improve our working life or just have fun discussing things we remember. We hope that by providing these ten benefits, you are inspired to have good nutrition every day.