Nutrition – Introduction

August 25th, 2011
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Nutrition (also called nourishment) is the provision, to cells and organisms, of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life.

Proper nutrition in the form of a healthy diet is very important for your health and wellbeing – as the mantra “You are what you eat” dictates. I think everyone has had good and bad experiences with food. After a healthy and nutritious meal, you feel full of vitality and energy while you usually feel sluggish and tired after say, a burger and fries.

With a balanced, healthy and nutritious diet many common health problems, such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and cancer, can be prevented.

Combining a healthy diet with regular exercise (i.e. Yoga, Pilates and cardiovascular exercises such as walking, running and swimming) will set you on the right path to optimal health and wellbeing – and this is what I wish for you and would like to help you achieve.

I intend to use this category (“Nutrition”) to provide you with information and news on nutrition as well as some healthy recipes. And of course, if you have a great recipe you would like to share – let me know and I will post it in this category for everyone to enjoy.

Have a great day – Namaste!

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