Paradox Of Malnutrition

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Good nutrition is always a concern when it comes to our health. Many people do not show concern when it comes to their body. But they do not know that improper nutrition causes serious and chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Malnutrition causes serious diseases; some can be curable, while others cannot. Malnutrition occurs when there is insufficient or excessive intake of energy and nutrients in our diet. So, how might you get a proper nutrition you might be asking? A proper nutrition comes with having the correct minerals and vitamins as well as consuming the correct fats, carbohydrates and proteins. Deficiencies of specific vitamins and minerals play important roles in glucose metabolism and insulin signaling …show more content…
It is also caused by an inadequate diet. Our bodies are in need all the time. If we do not feed ourselves correctly, we will suffer from long and short term conditions that may not have a cure, like heart failure. Heart failure is a progressive disease that produces high rates of mortality and morbidity. When it comes to food and our bodies, we have to know exactly what it is that we are putting in our bodies. Several recent studies have found better outcomes of heart failure for obese patients, an observation termed as the “obesity paradox.” On the other hand, the negative effect of malnutrition on the evolution of heart failure has also been clearly established. Most of the risk factors that cause heart disease are things that we are able to control, such as our weight, physical activity, our food, etc. Family history, gender, and age are risk factors that are out of our control. So why is having a good healthy diet important? Because it keeps us from all these deadly diseases that one would not wish upon …show more content…
So what can you do about malnutrition? Make sure you have a good diet. Teach the person next to you, and make sure you are getting the nutrients your body needs. Children in other countries are starting to get better slowly because people have started to donate to the cause. The TV announcements you see, they help and make sure children are getting a good nutrition. Most of the attention has gone to children and adults who are underweight, and not much has been done about children or adults who are overweight. Consequently, overweight and underweight children and adults are a problem for today’s society. People judge others not knowing that they are sick. To lose weight you need hard work and dedication. Many think that losing weight is for a short period of time, but little do they know that if they want to lose weight they have to do at least 60 minutes of exercise every day. In order to maintain those pounds off, people will have to increase to 90 minutes of exercise every day. Respect for those who have gone a long journey and sacrificed many things to keep their body

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