A diet is the pattern that connects the regular consumption of foods. Five out of ten people associate the word diet with restriction of food intake to get so only thenecessary energy and nutrients, and so to get or maintain a certain body weight. This is a big mistake for that reason it is good to clarify in this report when we are having a healthy or unhealthy diet.Today we live in a world where the level of people with obesity is growing every day. One of the main causes of obesity is the fast lifestyle that we have adapted in this century. We eat frequentlywrong. The rush, convenience foods, lack of nutrition, the incorporation of women in the labor world, meals away from home ... are factors that contribute to poor nutrition or best known as anunhealthy diet.
Unhealthy diets are typically high in calories, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium and sugar. Most processed and packaged foods have worse nutritional profiles that whole foods because theycontain preservatives and treatment chemicals as well as chips, cookies, sugary desserts, soft drinks and processed meats such as sausages are some of the most common in unhealthy diets.
An unhealthydiet is also a challenge for mental health. Many people feel moody and irritable when hungry. Not eating enough calories, not having enough energy to perform daily tasks, dizziness and nausea can allcombine to push some extreme dieters to feelings of deep sadness or depression.
The best way to avoid the consequences of an unhealthy diet is to establish healthy eating patterns. Adapting to ourbody a new style of eating through a healthy diet, which means obtaining a sufficient amount of proteins that are essential for your body to build muscle and repair tissue damage.
It is consideredthat a diet is healthy, when foods are consumed along with other factors such as lifestyle, age and physiological status (pregnancy, lactation, infancy, adolescence and old age) provide the nutrients...