What and how much you eat plays a central role in maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle. It affects your energy level, moods, and focus. It may even reverse chronic health conditions.
Reduce the chances of obesity.
A major component of muscle build and strength is due to nutrition.
Nutrition is a major factor in the status of our immune system.
Your complexion is affected by what you eat.
The strength of your bones and teeth is due to vitamins found in specific foods.
You can even reduce the chances of certain cancers with the intake of dietary fiber.
Nutrition affects so many facets of our life. From our looks to our energy levels as well as long-term health effects, we are what we eat.
So, what should you do?
Tips for food, eating, and nutrition
You should maintain a healthy diet. However, the abundance of diets can be very confusing but as long as you stick to one that works for you, you’re on the right track.
• Most experts agree that eating ‘real food’, preferable home-made food, is superior to fast or processed food.
• Try to add whole and natural food, fruits and vegetables, and a good source of protein to your meals.
• Reduce, or better yet, eliminate altogether sugary drinks.
• Nutritional awareness and habits start at a young age. Be aware of your kids’ food choices.
Did you know?
Since the 1970s, the number of fast food restaurants has more than doubled.
More than 23 out of 330 million Americans, including 6.5 million children, live in food deserts – areas that are more than a mile away from a supermarket.
An estimated 160 million Americans are either obese or overweight. Nearly three-quarters of American men and more than 60% of women are obese or overweight.
How do we at Sproutt, assess if you are maintaining a nutritionally healthy
When you fill out the QL assessment questionnaire, we ask you a series of questions about your food and drink intake. We then compare these with the recommended guidelines as well as your age, level of physical activity, and nutritional alternatives. This, along with your standing of emotional wellness, your nutritional intake, and overall health allows us to rate you . Now we can either commend you on your current habits or recommend better alternatives and match you with the right plan of life insurance.