1. fat reserves in the body from our daily food intake:
If you don’t eat healthy foods, you will find that you are storing more fat that necessary or that you aren’t getting enough and you feel sluggish or weak. Along with energy-providing nutrients, like fats and carbohydrates, we also need the right nutrients to allow our organs to do their jobs. Hormones and other substances in the body make sure that everything is working properly:
If you don’t eat the right nutrients, your body cannot produce these hormones and, as a result, cannot function properly.
2. Lastly, healthy eating is important in order to prevent illness:
When we don’t get the right nutrients, our bodies natural defense system against diseases weakens, allowing viruses and bacteria to attack the body. A good example is to consider our body like a well trained army, if the army doesn’t have enough to eat, it will not do well in battle.
Without healthy meals and plenty of water, our bodies simply could not operate on a day-to-day basis. Understanding the different types of healthy food groups our bodies need on a day to day basis is vital and we should begin learning this as children.
However its still not too late. If your eating habits aren’t what they should be definitely consider changing your diet, following a good exercise program and you will start feeling better for it.