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Why You Should Eat Healthier

Every where you look you see articles or news or stories on how America is overweight. This probably doesn't surprise anyone, as you only have to take a quick look around to see that our lifestyles don't promote good health. We drive in cars. We eat fast food. We sit in offices. We simply don't care enough about our health. Eating healthy is a simple step that you can take to improve your general health.

Why you should eat healthier:

  • Energy - You will notice a huge difference in your energy levels and your stability through out the day. Smarter food choices will provide your body with the energy that you require to complete everyday tasks. If you've ever wondered why you will hit major energy highs and lows throughout your day, you should look into your diet and see if you are making smart food choices. This might be simply replacing junk food snacks with fruits or vegetables, or packing a sandwich rather than going out for fast food at lunch. Eating healthy can also save you a lot of money!

  • Mental Alertness - It's been proven several times that a mind fueled on healthy foods is more alert and can operate at a higher level. I have seen results to studies done on hundreds of average people. Simple tests like memory games, and reflex times. Healthy people, especially those who exercise regularly come out on top overall every time. This isn't rocket science. If you can imagine your body as an automobile. When is the last time you put dirty fuel or oil in your car? Our body is the same way. We must take care of ourselves, to operate at maximum performance levels.

  • Live Long! - Live Long and live strong. Making healthier food choices decreases your risk of diabetes, obesity, heart diseases and even some forms of cancer.

    We only get one life. Ask yourself how important your life is to you. Eating healthy is simple choices, that we can make every day to promote good health. Think of how much money is put into health care every year for many things which are preventable. Prevent the preventable, eat well, and live long!

    Feel free to reprint this article as long as you keep the following caption and author biography in tact with all hyperlinks.

    Ryan Fyfe is the owner and operator of Diet Area. Which is a great web directory and information center on Dieting and related issues like Meal Plans and Workouts.


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