The Importance Of Healthy Diet

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According to the World Health Organization, “Nutrition is the intake of food, considered in relation to the body’s dietary needs. Good nutrition – an adequate, well balanced diet combined with regular physical activity – is a cornerstone of good health. Poor nutrition can lead to reduced immunity, increased susceptibility to disease, impaired physical and mental development, and reduced productivity.” It has always been instilled in us to have a proper diet and to eat healthy ever since we were little kids, and that belief and lifestyle shouldn’t die with our childhood. College students like us, should be able to have easy access to healthy snacks and meals to promote and support living a healthy lifestyle since healthy snacking improves students’ overall health.
Healthy snacks give the students opportunities to improve their diet. “Healthy Snacking” from British Nutrition Foundation states that “Snacking (food or drink we have
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Over the past couple of years, living a healthy lifestyle has become quite a trend. People have been trying to eat healthier and also exercise more regularly. More often than not, though, everyone’s still eating unhealthy but trying to reason out that they are working out anyway, so it’s fine. Borboa noted in her article titled “Snacking around workouts: Do's and don’ts” that: “Jenny Schwartz, registered dietitian and personal trainer for Midtown Tennis Club Chicago, argues that nutritional balance is important not just for your daily diet, but also for your pre- and post-workout snacks. Just as your meals should include complex carbohydrates, lean protein and healthy fats, so should your snacks.” Eating healthy snacks before working out is important because our bodies need fuel in order to perform to its maximum capacity, and the right kind of fuel will help you best. Eating healthy after working out also helps replenish the energy we used up and also helps speed up muscle
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