The Importance Of Food And Food Habits

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Food just like water, is the necessity that rules our lives and what we need to survive. Unlike water, we have choices and different ways we eat food creating many different diets and lifestyles. The way we eat influences our lives like where we go for dinner and our diet. Most of the time this choice is made by distance of the place or price and not what is in the food. We judge food based on factors like taste and price. The food industry takes advantage of our wants giving it to us, so we buy their product. We think we are in control of our eating habits, but we are not because of the lack of knowledge given by the industry and the shear fact we do not seek the answers instead following where the industry takes us. As time goes by that …show more content…
Most industrial food makers now make their sugary snacks not with sugar, but instead fructose which is a corn sweetener. Pollan also says this in his article, “Study at the University of Minnesota found that a diet high in fructose to glucose elevates triglyceride levels in men shortly after eating causing obesity” (Pollan 10). The corn diet is affecting us making our diets worse and most didn’t even know. That is not the only thing hidden under our noses of what is in our found which stresses the reason that for the first goal of eating a healthier diet is to pay attention to what you eat and how it was …show more content…
The first step is to reach out and learn what you are eating to find out what is better for you and what is not. The second step is to go out and learn how your food is made to better protect your health, satisfaction in food, and the environment. The last step is to take responsibility and not blame the companies for your poor diet, These easy steps will spread from person to person with the expand of knowledge creating healthier diets everywhere. The industry’s will jump to the new diet age to satisfy the demand which in turn increases the improvement in better diet. This choice will forever improve not just you, but also our

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