Why eat healthy food?

No matter who you are, what you do, where you come from …. you have to eat.

The choices we make when deciding what to eat say a lot about us, and the way we feel about ourselves.  This may be a sweeping great statement, but you will feel better about yourself and your body if you eat healthy food.

If you are reading this, you are likely looking for some inspiration to change how you eat … it’s a good place to start!

There are any number of reasons why people want to change their eating habits, these are some we hear all the time:

  • You may have an ongoing health issue
  • You want to lose weight or drop a dress size
  • You want to stop mistreating your body
  • You want to set a good example for your kids
  • You want to feed better food to your kids

Well, the good news is, it’s never to late to start eating healthier food, and seeing the difference it can make.

What is healthy food?

Healthy food is not just what you eat, it’s also how we eat it, how we cook it, when we eat it … and much more.

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This is just one example of a nutritional guide, there are many.

As you can see, the healthy stuff is at the bottom of the pyramid … bread, cereals, rice etc.  These are the things you can eat more of.

The higher up the pyramid you go, the less of these things you should eat.

Right at the top of the pyramid are the foods which are really not too good for you.

 

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