MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES. Tips for Leading a Healthy Lifestyle By: Kellyn Black and Taelor Diener . Ways To Eat Healthy. Eat more fruits and vegetables daily Consume less carbonated or caffeine drinks Eat more Fiber Substitute unhealthy snacks for tasteful, healthy snacks. When eating out.
MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES Tips for Leading a Healthy Lifestyle By: Kellyn Black and Taelor Diener
Ways To Eat Healthy • Eat more fruits and vegetables daily • Consume less carbonated or caffeine drinks • Eat more Fiber • Substitute unhealthy snacks for tasteful, healthy snacks
When eating out • Americans spend more than $100 billion on fast food each year • Choose main dishes that include vegetables • Ask for whole-wheat bread on sandwiches • Drink plenty of water before your meal
Things you don’t know about the food you consume • More than 1 billion tons of pesticide products are used each year in the United States alone, many of which are directly sprayed on our food. Pesticides have been linked to a variety of cancers and higher rates of birth defects
We consume an average of 156 poundsof sugar every year • Genetically modified foods are found in up to 80% of packaged foods in the United States. A Russian study concluded that after three generations of eating GM feed hamsters lost their ability to reproduce and some even had a rare disorder of hair growing in their mouths
Exercising • It is important to exercise for 30-60 minutes a day • Working out boosts energy • Exercising also helps control weight • Working out makes sleep easier
Credits www.mnn.com www.fitnessmagazine.com www.choosemyplate.gov www.health.howstuffworks.com www.newyorktimes.com www.mayoclinic.org www.cdc.gov www.aarp.org