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The Effects of Poor Eating Habits
Transcript of The Effects of Poor Eating Habits
When They Know it's Bad for Them? People usually eat these unhealthy foods for three reasons convenience, habit or comfort, and cost.
Habits that are lifelong can be very hard to notice and break. Many people eat junk food without questioning the nutritious value in the food.Thanksgiving,Halloween,Christmas, and birthdays are all excuses to eat food.
Foods high in sugar, salt, or fat can be soothing to people.
Whether they've had a rough day or they just
need something to make themselves feel better
and lighten their mood, they can escape from
their worries through food.
Junk food prices today have gone down to
the point where junk food costs less than
healthier meals.It is difficult to bring down
the prices of healthy food choices as low as junk food. How Much Food do
Americans Eat Regularly? How Poor Eating Habits Effect
Your Health (cont.) 2) Emotional Health
Anxiety- Eating too few calories or nutrients can increase your risk of food and weight-related anxiety.
Stress- Overeating is stressful, especially when added pounds add up. Overeating or eating greasy foods at night can cause heartburn, increasing your risk of poor sleep. Statistics For Unhealthy Eating Habits Statistics of Obesity Sources of information http://kidshealth.org/teen/food_fitness/dieting/portion_size.html#
Images Provided By Google Images By: Kimberly Vega 72 The Effects of Poor Eating Habits Studies have shown that the average
American eats about pounds
per year. That's nearly a TON! 1,996 We go through about 630 pounds of
milk, yogurt,cheese & ice cream
We consume about 185 pounds of chicken, turkey, pork, and beef
Wheat and grains sum up to about 197 pounds
Also, we eat about 273 pounds of fruit and 415 pounds of vegetables
Lastly an average American
swallows about 141 pounds of sweets ALL IN ONE YEAR! 1) Physical Health
It is Recommended for people who want to lose weight to go old school with exercising and having a proper/balanced diet. But, some people would go to extreme and dangerous measures to see results quick and fast for example....
Starvation- purposely not eating to not gain any weight and severely cutting back on calories causes you to lose weight.
Far-Fetched Supplements and "Diet Pills"- If it sounds too good to be true then it probably is. These pills often guarantee exaggerated promises and they are not necessarily safe.
Extreme Exercising- Too much of a good thing isn't always a good thing. This can cause severe wear and tear, increases the risk for injury, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalance.
Legal and Illegal Drugs- Just some of the unexpected risks include, “physical and psychological addiction, social and financial problems, strain on relationships, anxiety, severe headaches, stroke, and heart, lung, and kidney problems.” (A Tip When Being Stressed and Bored)
Reduce your nervous energy by dancing to your favorite song, squeezing a stress ball, or taking a quick walk.
Read a good book, watch a comedy show, explore the outdoors, or turn to an activity you enjoy. The percent of obese children 6-11:(1980-2010) have increased from 7% to 18%, 12-19 from 5% to 18%. Percent of adults age 20 years and over who are obese: 35.9% (2009-2010) Statistics of Death According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. An estimated 300,000 deaths per year are due to the obesity sweeping the nation.