Health on Focus: Three Shocking Facts You Should Know


You knew that health is our first priority nowadays. Health is something you shouldn’t ignore from time to time. Your health depends on the foods you’re eating nowadays. You and the rest are educated by parents and teachers on proper nutrition and diet. There’s nothing wrong referring to the foods you eat, however you should play extra caution.

You can’t eat less, and you can’t eat more too. Having a balanced meal is essential for our body, and there’s a catch behind it. People understand that relying on nutritious foods such as fruits, vegetables, fish and others are enough for us to stay healthy. There are other ways for you to become healthy and strong, although food is a daily requirement.

Without further ado, these three facts on maintaining your health are going to blow your mind.

1Fact #1: Not all the nutrients are stored in the foods you eat

This is where parents and teachers forgot to reveal you in relation to the truth on foods. Although it’s required for us to eat foods every day, yet what can you avail in return. Your stomach may be full, yet are you getting the right nutrients that your body needs? How come that not all of the nutrients are present within the foods you eat?

Did you know that……

  • You need to eat at least 90 mg of oranges a day to get the full RDA (required daily amount) of vitamin C?
  • You need to eat at least 15 mg of raw green leaves to get the full RDA of vitamin E?

You can eat them daily to get vitamin C and E respectively, but is it enough? To be honest, vitamin C and E aren’t the only ones you need. There are many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants you need to take in order to stay healthy. This is the harsh reality for all people around the world. Your body needs a complete spectrum of micronutrients that can nourish your cells completely. It’s what you call the basic unit of life, and this is where you came from.

Here’s a tip: To address this issue, include raw (not cooked) fruits and veggies in your daily meal. They’re rich in antioxidants to eliminate toxins that are trapped within your cells. Nutritional supplements who are rich in complete vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, can compliment with the foods you eat. This is why you can’t rely on healthy foods alone.

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Jeff Caceres is a freelance writer and blogger who is passionate to share tips and advice about health and wellness. He is suffering from abnormal nerve disorder and anxiety, but never treat it as an excuse for sharing his vision to help people educate with health disorders.