A Healthy Life And Healthy Lifestyle Essay

1167 Words Dec 9th, 2014 null Page
Many people wish to live a good, healthy life and live to be one hundred years old. The only problem is that they don’t want to do the work that comes with living a long life. Hearing the words diet and exercise almost scares them away from the thought of being a healthy individual. Almost thirty five percent of adults are considered to be overweight or obese in the Unites States (CITATION?). Many of them are at risk of many diseases that come with being overweight or obese. Preventing some of those diseases is as simple as changing what and how they eat. Although being obese is normally caused from eating poorly, you can also be at an ideal weight but still not eat the right foods or get the right nutrients in your body. Starting a healthier lifestyle for you comes with living a longer life. In order to have a healthy lifestyle, you need to be educated on what you consume, have an exercise routine, and maintain your new lifestyle. Following these steps will make you a healthier person and help you live a longer happier life.
Educating yourself on what foods you consume is the most important part of living a healthier life. As Morgan Griffin from WebMD says, “Eating whole foods is a healthier option than processed foods.” Choosing which foods you should eat more often and foods you should save for a special occasion are very important. An easy way to know what you should eat is by simply reading the label. That way you can see what nutrients you are getting from your…

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