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Healthy Eating Plan Comparison

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Healthy Eating Plan Comparison Healthy Eating Plan Comparison Ronda L. Brewer SCI/241 May 15, 2011 Jeremy Hawkins
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All people need to have a healthy eating plan in order to stay physically fit and to give the body proper nutrition. Exercise also plays an important part in a healthy eating plan. In this paper I am going to compare my old eating habits to my new eating habits. I am also going to share what I have learned about food and how to make healthier choices when buying food by reading labels. I will also demonstrate why what is healthy to others may not work for others because they may have different needs due to disease. Everyone knows that eating healthy is very beneficial for the body. Healthy eating requires a mixture of nutrients which includes protein, vitamins, liquids, minerals, anti-oxidants, fats, and some form of carbohydrate, predominately whole grain is best. There are many different things to consider when you are on a healthy diet. Not only do you need to watch what you eat, but exercising regularly is very important as well (Healthy Eating Benefits 2008). Healthy eating habits provide the right kind of energy to fuel the body. Healthy eating habits also help maintain a healthy body weight, nutritional requirements, and helps prevent disease (heart disease, diabetes, and cancer). Eating the recommended servings from each part of the food pyramid can serve as a guide for healthy eating. This is true in most cases but sometimes these recommendations change. For example, I am a diabetic and I have to follow different
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