... Food and Diet:
It's the process by which organisms consume in its diet different foods in order to receive nutrients necessary for functions such as moving, growing or reproducing.
Healthy eating comes mainly from natural foods. It requires the absorption of sugars, meat, eggs, vegetables, fruits, vegetables, milk, oils, greases, roots and tubers may vary from organism to organism. It is necessary to take into account factors such as height, age, weight, and health of each individual, as well as the energy wasted by each person. The pyramid of alimentation is a food group and the number of recommended portions in their diet. We must include all groups to ensure the nutrients that our body needs. The bottom of the pyramid foods rich in carbohydrates such as bread, pasta, cereal, and rice, must be consumed in greater amount, as opposed to oils, fats, sugar candies and, at the top, we should eat less. In the middle are those that should be eaten sparingly.
Principles of good nutrition:
Suitability: the different stages of life and physiological conditions
Quality: nutritious food
Quantity: enough for the body's functions and caloric expenditure
Harmony: Nutritional balance between quantity and quality
Variety: Nutritional selection
... Nutrition :
It is a biological process in which organisms assimilate nutrients necessary for life, aiming at the welfare and the preservation of health.
Consequences of malnutrition: Avitaminosis, diabetes, eating disorders, malnutrition, starvation, kwashiorkor, marasmus, obesity.
Popular diets: Gluten / Dukan / caloric restriction / Vegetarian / Mediterranean / Pritikin / Paleolithic
Tip: You must have a balanced diet, rich in nutrients, do exercise a lot and do not believe in any miracle formulas to lose weight quickly. Enjoy your food!