Did you know that the food you eat gives a direct result to how you feel every single day of your life?
Food can affect not only what you look like on the inside and outside, but it can also affect your academic performance, mood, sex drive, and more.
If you are used to eating unhealthy and have no motivation to change the way you eat, please read further.
I'm going to list the reasons why it is crucial for you to start eating healthier.
I don't care if you are 20, 30, 40, 50, or 60. It is NEVER too late to start eating healthy. Drop the excuses that have been controlling your life, and take charge of your future now.
Read all five reasons and I assure you that you will care about eating healthier and switching up your lifestyle.
#1: Eating poorly at a young age will impact your long-term health.
Get ready to pay for high medical bills in your future.
Eating whole, nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables can decrease your chance of different health problems such as cancer, heart attack, kidney stones, stroke, and more.
People with healthy diets are known to live longer, which means more time with their kids, spouses, and friends.
This is the nutrition book that my doctor recommends to her patients.
#2: Eating poorly can impact your energy levels.
Eating poorly can severely decrease your energy levels, which means you don't have the energy for all of the activities your body is able to do.
Whole and nutritious foods are packed with the vitamins and minerals you need to support your body.
These foods are essential for your health because it helps fight off diseases and bacteria.
Related: I highly recommend checking out the 14-Day Lean Clean meal plan if you are trying to lose weight or get healthier. The book is filled with tons of useful information (over 200 pages worth!). I am using this meal plan to hit my health and fitness goals. Some of Hannah's recipes are pictured below.
#3: Eating poorly can impact how you feel and act.
Eating nutritious whole foods will decrease your chances of having anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and more.
We have even seen recently in the news that children with autism are being treated with whole foods, and they are seen having improvements in their daily lives.
It doesn't take a scientific research to realize that the food we eat is linked to how we feel. Have you ever noticed after eating a hamburger and fries, you all of a sudden feel like your energy has disappeared?
Now, think about how you feel after eating a couple eggs, vegetables, with some whole grain toast and peanut butter. You feel energized and ready to take on the day ahead of you.
#4: Eating poorly can impact your sleep.
What you eat can affect how much you sleep, and the quality of your sleep. If you are eating meals that are filled with bad fat and tons of sugar, it can take a toll on your body's digestive system.
What does this exactly mean?
It means you will have trouble falling asleep, and your quality of sleep will be affected due to your digestive system working so hard.
#5: Eating poorly can impact how you look.
Last but not least, eating healthy or unhealthy directly links to what your body looks like (most of the time, at least).
There are obviously different circumstances, such as people who have certain diseases that make them heavier no matter what or making them very light.
If you are wanting to be able to run longer, keep up with your kids, complete some kind of physical activity, take a look at what you are eating. Diet is so essential and important to achieving weight loss/muscle gaining goals.
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So what are you waiting for? It's time to fuel your body with what it needs to survive and work properly. Your body craves healthy foods, even if it might feel like it constantly wants sugar (do you honestly feel good after eating a bunch of donuts? I don't!).
The food you eat is fuel for your body to function.
We are living in a world where we feed our bodies even when we aren't even hungry. It's never too late to change your life, so start today!
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