Factors Influence On My Health And Food Habits

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Life is composed of sequential choices and daily habits. It is the little details that compose daily routine and can lead to the success or failure in life. My choices affect my entire life especially my health. My health is extremely linked to my choices and habits, especially my food choice. My health depends on what I’m eating every day; food is the fuel that we use to live. Good food choices generate a healthy body and a healthy mind, while a bad food choice leads to many health problems. However, healthy choice and healthy eating habits are not always easy to realize. The biggest factors that had strongly influenced my eating habit and my food choices are my religion and my culture, finance and my lack of time.
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We are a low income family, my husband is a driver and I’m still studying and rising my son. In same time, healthy clean food is not affordable to everyone in America. The first week I came to LA, I went to a dollar store and I bought a pack of eggs. I was surprised by the disgusting, intolerable smell of the eggs when I’m cooking it. In the other hand, healthy organic food, sold in stores like wool food or trader Joh’s are really expensive for my family. An apple could cost two dollars and a pound of macaroni could cost four or even five dollars. While healthy food is not affordable for my family and me, junk food like burgers pizzas and chicken nuggets are affordable. Last year MC Donald’s had a really good deal; every Friday the “O- Fish” sandwich (a fish burger with cheese), is only for one dollar, and it was really delicious. I want to MC Donald every week to buy some sandwiches, sometimes I buy extra quantity to eat it during the …show more content…
I really don’t have always the time to sit and eat a healthy plate, I’m a mom of a three-year-old boy. At home, I’m the one who cleans, do the laundry, do the shopping, cooks, clean the dish etc.… and on the same time I’m a full time student. I’m cooking every day healthy food for my son, but it is a “baby food” like mixed vegetables or macaroni cheese, and I don’t have the time to cook something I love for myself. So I pass all the day snaking from salty crackers and chips to cookies and cake, or I pass the Mc Donald drive through and just buy a burger cheese sandwich that contains a lot of sodium, trans fat and a lot of calories. Therefore, I finished the last spring semester with ten pounds’ weight gain and lack of calcium and B vitamins.
To sum up, so many factors have influences on my food choice and my eating habits. Some have a positive influence others have a bad influence on how and what I eat, but all together are forming my daily routine that determines how healthy am I nourishing my body, because “I am what I eat”. But the biggest factor ever that have the power to change all my habits and all my choices is my willingness my determination and my persistence to change to a healthier and happier

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