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Emily Madden HSC 3032 Healthy People 2020 Healthy People 2020 The four major goals of Healthy People 2020 are access to health services, clinical preventive services, environmental quality, and injury and violence. In my opinion and experiences on my health journey, I believe that the two most important topics to be addressed are the cruciality of the knowledge of Nutrition while addressing and dealing with Mental Health. Nutrition, or what we consciously feed our bodies for fuel affects the average person much more than we have been taught in the past. The microbiome that resides within our intestinal tract, acts as a second brain. It produces 70% of the serotonin within our bodies. When we feed ourselves processed foods that have zero nutritional value, then we see how the food coincides with our moods. The feeling of hunger is due to our bodies craving nutrients for fuel, rather than a massive load of calories. Regarding the significance of mental health, it is apart of our overall wellness, just as much as our physical health is. When we leave our mind

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