REDUCING OBESITY

by Michael Morris

Do What's Best for You, Grab some Vegetables, Grab some Fruits

Fruits and Vegetables is one of the true recommendations for a healthy diet.

Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of obesity and other chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health. Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling. The latest dietary guidelines call for five to thirteen servings of fruits and vegetables a day (2½ to 6½ cups per day), depending on one's caloric intake.

Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of obesity and other chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables also provide essential vitamins and minerals, fiber, and other substances that are important for good health. Most fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories and are filling. The latest dietary guidelines call for five to thirteen servings of fruits and vegetables a day (2½ to 6½ cups per day), depending on one's caloric intake.

Don't be A Brat, Burn that Fat!

One key to staying healthy is to understand how exercise can lower obesity. Exercise and physical activity plays a major role in burning calories. The type of exercise, intensity of the exercise, and duration of the exercise decides the amount of calories burned. Regular exercise along with dietary changes will play a major role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle in the long term. So don’t be a brat, Exercise and burn that fat!