WEIGHT AND FOOD:WHAT YOU PROBABLY KNOW BUT TAKE FOR GRANTED
Fats are an essential part of a healthy diet but do you know that excess fats are harmful to the general functions of the body.
Calories are important to maintain a great body system functikn but do you know that eating too many calories puts you at a greater risks of developing diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke and some cancers.
Do you know that cereals, fries, diary products and sweetened beverage drinks are high in calories.
Based on research, an individual is pre-disposed to consuming an average of 1 or 2 diary products, cereals or sweetened beverage drinks once or twice a week.
Do you know that calories are not only limited to the carbs, any excess food energy not utilized by the body gets stored as excess calories irrespective of the nutrient.
Do you know that high calorie intake puts stress on the body’s metabolic activities….such foods are rich in fats and sugars and excess intake of these paves way for type-2 diabetes,cancers and heart diseases.
Do you know that there are types of fats, knows as saturated amd trans fat, when excessively taken causes serious health damages.Do you know that cholesterol despite its usefulness in transporting blood to the heart can be dangerous to the body, the bad cholesterol which can be absorbed from cholesterol-rich foods such as red meat and diary products can combine with other fats and substances creating blockages in your arteries, preventing the free flow of blood and oxygen,causing serious health problems.
Do you know that most foods like cheese, milk, butter and ice-cream consumed on a daily basis are packed with cholesterol and excess intake of such food decreases the hearts defense against diseases such as high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.
Do you know that palm-oil and coconut oil contains fats that are not heart-friendly.
Do you know that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with high cholesterol?
This term is used to describe a condition where one is at a risk of developing weight-related health problems which may come in form of consuming more calories than the body burns.
PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH BEING OVERWEIGHT.
1.High Blood Pressure
7.Gall Bladder Diseases
9.Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Sound health is paramount and should never be joked with; it is not too late to make changes and be healthy.The secret to living healthy and being safe from these life threatening diseases is to lose weight and live healthy.Lose the excess pounds,regain your confidence and stay healthy.
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