Nutrition - Emic Health


It is estimated today that the typical American diet exceeds the recommended intake level or limit of calories from solid fats and added sugars, refined grains, sodium and saturated fat. In addition, Americans eat less than the recommended amounts of vegetables, fruits, whole-grains, dairy products and oils known to make up a healthy, balanced diet. Developing healthy eating habits and maintaining a balanced, nutritious diet is one of the simplest ways to improve one’s health.

Health benefits of good and balanced nutrition include reducing the risk of some chronic diseases and heart disease, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, reducing blood cholesterol levels, strengthening the immune system, protecting against infections, supporting growth and repair of all body tissues, managing a healthy weight, keeping the eyes, teeth, gums and skin healthy, and so much more!