guidelines and the The Food Pyramid are designed
help you know how to balance your eating habits
to insure that you get maximum nutrition benefits.
Nutritional recommendations, low fat and dietary
guidelines have been published by various health
agencies, noted physicians and the Canadian and
United States Governments (see References
for their web sites).
You can enjoy what you eat and be healthy too! You
may have to learn a new way of choosing what to
eat, but the health benefits definitely outweigh
the time spent learning. So surround yourself with
books, surf the web, educate yourself and
consult your doctor or health care professional
to decide what dietary changes are best for you.
of us are so busy that we don't pay attention
to what we are feeding our bodies. Start
out by keeping a journal for one week of what
It sounds like a simplistic thing to do, but it
will probably surprise most of you at the end of
the week. It is amazing how much and what we eat
when we are stressed, in a hurry, depressed, coerced
by friends or family and not being aware.
the links above to take you to various overviews
of specific diet and lifestyles that meet the healthy
nutritional criteria you want to explore. Click
navigate to various web sites like the American
Heart Association, Dean Ornish and more. You will
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