Christine Butter

Water And Food

by Christina on June 7, 2012

Some of life’s essentials include water and food. These are essentials because they help sustain life. Humans need both food and water in order to survive. Animals and plants also need to have water and food on a regular basis in order to survive.

Doctors advice that it is essential to drink at least 8 glasses of water every day. Doctors also advice people to consume a healthy, balanced diet. Meals should be consumed about 3 to five times a day. These meals should be nutritious and should be balanced. A balanced diet is one that includes all the necessary food groups such as vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates. The foods also include vitamins, minerals and essential fats.

In order to enjoy a great lifestyle with a healthy and fit body free of diseases and illnesses, it is very important to keep the body in great condition. It is advisable to avoid unhealthy foods, even though these are more popular and easily available. They include potato chips, fizzy drinks, white foods such as white bread and white rice. They also include foods such as pizza, processed foods and foods containing artificial coloring, flavoring and additives or preservatives.

The best way to lead a healthy lifestyle is to sleep sufficiently every single day for about 8 or 9 hours, eat healthy foods and drink lots of water and then participate in regular exercises. All these combined together will ensure that the person remains healthy, fit, young strong and free of diseases and illnesses. It is also important that people learn to manage their stresses and keep them low. Stress levels should be low because stress does lead to possibility of mental conditions and other complications which are best avoided.

Water is very important. Both water and food are very important but water needs to be consumed on a daily basis. The reason is that water hydrates the body and helps essential body functions such as digestion take place as desired. Water is needed for many other bodily functions and this is important therefore, daily consumption of sufficient levels is important. When water is consumed in sufficient quantities, the person will lead a healthy life and will have an efficient yet healthy digestion. All these combined will ensure that people lead healthy lives with no excess weight, no risks for chronic conditions and manageable stress levels. Doctors, nutritionists and other health practitioners advise on this kind of lifestyle.

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