Sunday, July 25, 2010

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is has many benefits

- Feel better. Healthy eating will increase the amount of energy you have during the day.
- Decrease risk of type 2 diabetes, other chronic diseases and some cancers
- Weight loss

One resource we have in Canada is the Canadian food guide. In my opinion, this easy to access information is the most vaild health information we have as Canadians. People tend to get their information from the internet, magazines or other sources of advertising. The government pours millions of dollars each year into research that goes towards improving the Canadian food guide. By following the Canadian food guide one can move towards getting all the essential vitamins and minerals we need. This is a great place to start, however, everyone has specific dietary restrictions that will mean modification.

Here is the link: