WHAT IS NUTRITION?
Nutrition is the relationship of food to the well-being of the body.
Food and Nutrition play a crucial role in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Every day, your body needs about 40 nutrients to stay healthy. Nutrients are found in the foods you eat.
There is no single food item that will supply all the nutrients your body needs.
Therefore, it is very important that you eat a variety of foods.
Good Nutrition, combined with physical activity, is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle.
It can help you reach and maintain a Healthy Weight, reduce the risk of Chronic Diseases such as, Cardiovascular, Type 2 Diabetes, some Cancers, Osteoporosis, Gastrointestinal etc, and helps promote your overall Health.