Fact #1 : Nutrition is essential for our body and should be part of the food we eat as deficiencies, excesses and imbalances in diet can produce negative impacts on health, which may lead to diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, scurvy, obesity or osteoporosis.
Fact#2: It is now a well established fact that many common threats and their symptoms can often be prevented or alleviated with proper nutrition.
Fact#3: There are seven main classes of nutrients that the body needs: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber and water. It is important to have these seven nutrients on a daily basis to build and maintain health.
Fact#4: Poor health can be caused by an imbalance of nutrients, either an excess or deficiency, which, in turn, affects bodily functions cumulatively.
Fact#5: It is a fact that sportspersons, athletes, people engaged in muscle development training require more nutrition than sedentary people.
Fact#6: Due to overeating junk food, Americans have been eating 300 more calories daily than some other countries where junk food is not common.
Fact#7: due to common foods in diet, Vitamin D deficiency is widespread in United States.
Fact#8: Eating chocolates may lead to a blood pressure lowering effect.
Fact#9: long-term habits of healthy eating has a positive effect on a cognitive and spatial memory capacity, potentially increasing a student’s potential to process and retain academic information.
Fact#10: processed foods tend to have an inferior nutritional profile compared to whole, fresh foods, regarding content of both sugar and high GI starches, potassium/sodium, vitamins, fibre, and of intact, unoxidized (essential) fatty acids. In addition, processed foods often contain potentially harmful substances such as oxidized fats and trans fatty acids.