by Nicole Hutchison, PT, CSCS, Health Coach
Our food choices affect our health today, tomorrow, and as we age. Proper nutrition can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. A balanced diet provides your body with the fuel it needs for energy, the raw materials it needs to build and maintain tissues, organs and other structures such as bones and teeth, as well as what the body needs to regulate various body functions such as digestion, sweating, temperature, metabolism, blood pressure, and thyroid function, along with many others.
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