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Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Every person loves eating food being the healthy vegetables or the chocolate bar it all affects the way our body’s perform. Many studies have shown that eating the right things has a drastic effect on the health of those individuals compared to those whom do not eat healthy. One of many benefits that having a good diet is the rate of disease of an individual can dramatically decrease. Being in a more energetic and good mood is also one of the effects that having a good meal has on the body. The most important that many people worry about is how it can lengthen the lifespan of people who choose a healthy diet over those that do not. Giving your body the right type of food has many therapeutic effects like lower the occurrence of disease, giving a person over heighten mood and a longer life span.

The best medicine to prevent and stop disease from happening can arguably be eating healthy foods. When a person ingest food that the body needs it can function properly. Even with the advancement of medicine diet continues to be a very underutilized by many which can prevent many of these diseases such as Cardiovascular Disease. (Nutrition And The Healthy Heart 1) In the article Nutrition and the Healthy Heart with an Exercise Boost it shows the how healthy eating can lower and prevent disease such as Cardiovascular Disease and Coronary Heart Disease from happening. Foods that have proven benefits for preventing these diseases are nuts, olive oil, omega fatty acids, including many others. (Nutrition and the Healthy Heart 1) All of these foods help lower cholesterol, the amount of fat and lower caloric intake that can lead to an unhealthy body. Giving the body the right type of fuel will make it run at a greater efficiently without failing.

Many have reported that changing the way that ate also changed their mood. Making a conscious choice to eat the banana or apple over the fatty burger will make your body feel better giving you a better mood. Many people who choose to eat healthy find it hard to find the correct things to eat. They start their own garden to grow the freshest and best type of organic food they have find. Many have found relief in doing this such as Anne Costello, 44 whom says she finds relief in her garden when her stress levels gets too high. (A Tomato Changed My Life 2) This increase in good and happy feelings leaves the body less stress makes a person feel healthier. It gives them a relaxation effect when they can eat something they made themselves that affects both the mental and physically parts of the body.

Living healthy has more benefits than just being in a good mood and not getting diseases. Everyone can agree that the best reason to live healthy is living a long life. With today’s science many people can live long but what they forget to worry about is not their life span but their health span. Heart attack and stroke are the leading cause of death among the older adults and can be prevented by simply keeping blood pressure levels in check. (What's More Important Than Your Life Span 1) Keeping the blood pressure in check can easily be regulated by eating healthy foods milk, almonds, bananas, and many other foods. Exercising while having a minimal diet, a person can maintain a healthy blood pressure through regular exercise working the arteries and the heart.

The therapeutics effects of eating healthy can really change a person’s life making them more efficient at fighting diseases, happy, and live a long healthy life. There are many ways to eat healthy and every person has their own needs but following the general rule of fresh fruits and vegetables will help a person maintain their well-being. Adding exercise on top of this will give the person the fighting edge they need to have not only a long life but a healthy long life.

Works cited

"Nutrition And The Healthy Heart With An Exercise Boost." Canadian Journal Of Physiology & Pharmacology 90.8 (2012): 967-976. Academic Search Premier. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.

RUFF, VERONIKA. "A Tomato Changed My Life." Prevention 63.8 (2011): 100-105. Academic Search Premier. Web. 13 Mar. 2014.

"What's More Important Than Your Life Span? Your Health Span." Harvard Heart Letter 23.12 (2013): 6. Academic Search Premier. Web. 25 Mar. 2014.
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