Another significant contributor to the Country’s obesity problems as well as to individuals’ health is poor nutrition. Good nutrition improves overall health, helps prevent disease, and has many other health benefits.
Individual dietary guidelines should be discussed with your healthcare provider and guidelines, as recommended by federal experts, can be found at Dietary Guidelines. In general, the guidelines recommend we consume more:
- Fat-free and low-fat dairy products
- Whole grains
Food to Avoid
While following the guidelines mentioned, we should be decreasing our intake of foods containing:
- Added sugars
- Refined grains
- Saturated fats
- Trans fats
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