You Are What You Eat At Juice Bar Tuscaloosa Essay

1438 Words Oct 26th, 2016 6 Pages
I believe in the saying, “You are what you eat.” If you are putting processed, unhealthy foods inside of you, you will become an unhealthy person. This also effects your mental health too. Some people have taken initiative by opening up organic and vegan cafés that have proved to not only help people improve their physical health, but also mental health. People who have switched to an organic life style from their previously unhealthy life styles filled with fast food and lack of nutrients have said their outlook on life has improved along with feeling and looking better physically. At Juice Bar Tuscaloosa, they too have taken a simplistic, wholesome approach to their café that represents the organic lifestyle people should try to live by. When I moved to Tuscaloosa in August, one of my priorities was to find healthy outlets to eat at because I knew I would be tempted by the vast amount of fried unhealthy restaurants here. I was disappointed to find there are very few all around healthy restaurants here. Although America has the biggest selection of foods out of any country in the world, we struggle with the biggest overweight and obesity problem than any other county in the world. Twenty years ago, no state had an obesity rate over 15 percent. Today, there are 41 states with obesity rates over 25 percent (Trust for America’s Health). Alabama now has the second highest obesity rate in the nation. Obesity is extremely detrimental to one’s health and causes many directly…

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