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Describe the Three Most Important Things You Have Learned About Your Nutritional Habits and Choices from This Course

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Describe the Three Most Important Things You Have Learned About Your Nutritional Habits and Choices from This Course

A. Describe the three most important things you have learned about your nutritional habits and choices from this course.

Human Nutrition course was that the strategy of nutrition is to be chosen according the health, the individual peculiarities of the person’s organism and even one’s tastes. That is the reason of one diet being effective for one group of people and completely useless for another one and has to be planned for each given individual. The problem of healthy human nutrition is a vital question today, because due to the contemporary lifestyle some people have a completely physically passive life and consume for more than they need to keep the correct balance in their organism. According to my personal experience, the majority of people simply do not know what they should and what they should not eat at all. An overindulgent passion for food is the beginning of a disease and this passion needs to be fought emphatically and patiently. Even young people face nutritional problems very early nowadays because the modern society requires having good looks in order to succeed and extra-weight is an indicator of an unhealthy way of life and therefore a lack of self-discipline.

The perfect beginning of changing nutrition habits is to observe the present ones. My personal nutritional habits sometimes included overeating when I could not fight the hunger anymore. After this observations and the knowledge I obtained for the course of Human Nutrition I understood that all I need to do in order to get the necessary calories, vitamins and minerals for my organism I need to need to consume various types of food. Not to eat simply fruits or dairy products, but all the elements of the Nutritional Pyramid. Another important thing I learned is that I need to keep the balance between the amounts of food I eat and my physical activity for this is the only way to be always of a necessary weight. My food needs to be low fat and include more fruit, vegetables and croups. My nutrition habits also included the consumption of high quantity of sugar. At the present moment I acknowledge that I need to prefer fish and white meat and eat as less red meat as possible.

The third main principle of healthy nutrition is consuming a moderate amount of food at a time and I general. A person needs to eat exactly the amount of food he needs to cover his energy expenses. It is also very important to remember about the biorhythm of the organism when counting the potential energy expenses of the organism. For instance a person that prefers to work at night and sleep during the day needs only a small cup of tea in the morning, while a person that wakes up early needs a more considerable breakfast.

B. Do you need to reduce, increase, or maintain your present weight? What plan will you implement to achieve this outcome?

The individual need of my body is to lose some weight that prevents me from being more physically active. The course taught me that even following a diet requires providing necessary substances for the organism. They include: the amount of calories, amino acids, fatty acids, minerals and vitamins.

It goes without saying that a diet reduces the consumption of fat but if the amount of calories is insufficient the organism starts

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