COM/155 University Composition and Communication 1
October 26, 2012
Simple modifications in one’s diet combined with regular exercise can have a dramatic effect
and will encourage habits for a lifetime of healthy weight maintenance. However, it might be
difficult to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, but eating healthy has benefits to help promote
one’s well-being. In today’s society, exercising is more of a necessity in order to live a longer
and healthier life. A healthy living lifestyle is much more than focusing on nutrition and fitness,
it is to properly analyze one’s body type and keep track of one’s calorie intake on a daily basis.
One can start to eat healthy by learning and understanding the nutritional information for the
different types of foods one needs to determine whether a certain food is a healthy choice or not.
Healthy food will also provide one’s body with the proper nutrients it needs to maintain the level
of energy one needs to make it throughout the day. Nutrients provide the foundation for a long
life; one’s body is a living organism that requires nutrition to do its job and to stay alive.
Following the recommended number of servings per day as well as eating other foods displayed
in the Food Guide Pyramid will also help one to get all of their daily nutrients one needs to
remain healthy. Eating healthy foods provides the body with nutrients from the food the body
need to maintain a level of energy that could last throughout the day. While eating healthy does
not mean dieting, eating healthy promotes longer life. While eating, one need’s to chew their
food slowly, so that it can be broken down into smaller pieces. This will also help one with
digestion. After one has figured out one’s planning, and understanding the different food groups,
one can begin to make small changes to...