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The Hazards of Poor Nutrition
There are many health risks associated with a poor diet, including:
• Weakened immune system, leading to more frequent infections
• Osteoporosis or weak bones
• Weakened muscles and poor skin tone, leading to premature aging
Regardless of your weight, income level or present state of health, you may not be getting enough of the nutrition you need if the variety and quality of foods in your diet is poor.
A balanced diet rich in nutrients, however, will help you look and feel better inside and out.
Good Nutrition = Prevention
Advances in nutritional science have brought us important insights into what goes into a healthy diet:
Getting protein from soy, lean meats and fish is important to control your appetite and to nourish and protect your muscles.
Colorful fruits and vegetables provide unique plant nutrients and antioxidants that protect the health of the most important organs in your body.
Fibre from fruits, vegetables and some whole grains is important to maintain balanced intestinal function and to clear toxins from your body.
Healthy fish-oil fats from ocean-caught fish help to rebalance the good and bad fats in your diet
The Cancer Council states that at least one in three cancer cases are preventable and the number of cancer deaths could be almost halved by the implementation of effective cancer prevention programs.
Many Australian and New Zealanders do not receive the government-recommended RDA (or Recommended Dietary Allowance) of nutrients in their diet. The RDA is based on the minimum amounts required for good health. Dieters in particular fail to consume adequate levels of nutrients.
By using supplements, you can bring your consumption of vitamins and minerals up to recommended levels.
Taking a multivitamin daily is a great way to make sure you receive the minimum amounts of a variety of nutrients. It’s also an excellent foundation on which to build a personalised supplementation program to optimise your nutrient levels for maximum benefit.
Weight loss & Health Consultant
Herbalife Australia Distributor - Weight loss & Health
Reference: Wellness Booklet by Herbalife
Disclaimer - Any general advice given in any article should not be relied upon and should not be taken as a substitute for visiting a qualified medical Doctor.