Benefits of Healthy Eating

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Leading a healthy lifestyle involves exercising and eating the right foods. Once the body has adjusted to a low fat, low calorie lifestyle---many changes will begin to take place. Losing extra inches around the waistline, feeling less tired, clearer skin and an overall healthier body are just some of the benefits of healthy eating.

Weight Loss

One of the main benefits of eating healthy is seeing a significant weight loss---losing 2 to 3 lbs. a month is safe and adequate.

More Energy

Healthy eating habits such as munching on a handful of natural almonds leads to having more vitality and enough energy to exercise and get through the day.

Clear Skin

Consuming foods such as red beans, blueberries and apples that are rich in antioxidants and natural vitamins eliminates oily skin and helps hair and nails stay strong.

Healthy Body

An overall healthy body that can move freely by carrying less fat around the frame, which leads to positive physical self-esteem.

Longer Life

Eating healthy foods that are low in fat and calories such as turkey breast and low-fat yogurt may attribute to a longer lifespan compared to consuming processed foods and foods with high fat content.

Who Can Help

  • Healthy Eating Pyramid
  • Eating Healthy

About this Author

Julie Boehlke is a seasoned copywriter and content creator based in the Great Lakes state. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. Boehlke has more than 10 years of professional writing experience on topics such as health and wellness, green living, gardening, genealogy, finances, relationships, world travel, golf, outdoors and interior decorating. She has also worked in geriatrics and hospice care.

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