|Benefits of a healthy diet|
Fruits and Vegetables:
Health Benefits: Reduce risk for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, reduce risk for type 2 diabetes, protect against certain cancers, such as mouth, stomach, and colon-rectum cancer, reduce the risk of coronary artery disease, help decrease bone loss and reduce the risk of developing kidney stones.
Nutrients: No fruits or vegetables have cholesterol, and most are naturally low in fat and calories, Vegetables are a great source for potassium, dietary fiber, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin E, and vitamin C, Diets rich in potassium may help to maintain healthy blood pressure, Vitamin A keeps eyes and skin healthy and helps to protect against infections, Vitamin E helps protect vitamin A and essential fatty acids from cell oxidation, Vitamin C helps heal cuts and wounds and keeps teeth and gums healthy.
"Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress." -Mohandas Gandhi