A proper nutrition or diet helps to maintain optimum health in your body. You should intake foods such as fruits, vegetables, fish and low glycemic grains while avoiding processed foods, fatty meats and junk food. A diet deficient in vitamins and minerals, or full of saturated fats and additives can create a variety of health problems, and may even threaten your life.
A poor diet can lead to cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and heart disease. European Heart Journal draws links between unhealthy diet and metabolic, cardiovascular disease and overall mortality. The World Health Organization says that diets with high levels of trans fat and saturated fat comes an increased risk of coronary heart disease, and high dietary sodium can lead to elevated blood pressure.
Conditions and diseases
Nutrient deficiencies in a poor diet can lead to other health conditions and diseases. Various nutrient deficiencies can affect the body differently so that the general appearance, skin, muscles, hair and nails or eyes. Some aspects related to a diet lacking in nutrients is rickets (vitamin D deficiency), scurvy (vitamin C deficiency) and anemia (iron deficiency).
Manners and Diet
Doctor George M. Gould was the first to note a connection between behavior and diet. Since then, many studies have suggested a link with diet and behavior. Stephen J. Shoenthaler, Ph. D, a California State University criminologist, and his colleagues conducted a study that showed that delinquents and adult criminals with horrible criminal behavior had less vitamins and minerals in their diet than other inmates. Another study conducted by Stephen Shoenthaler in juvenile institutions showed that replacing institution foods diet that includes lots of fruits, whole grains and vegetables resulted in a 50 percent drop in antisocial and violent incidents.
A poor diet can also lead to overall wellness to suffer. Low energy and fatigue, depression, constant hunger, irritability and anxiety can stem from poor nutrition with little-to-zero vitamin and mineral intake. Mental fogginess can be due to a poor diet which can also cause memory impairment. A proper diet can help and promote your mood and behavior while avoiding health concerns that may spring up in the future.