One thing we can't stress enough is the understanding that a "diet" is something you follow short-term, while a balanced "nutrition" plan ensures you're including a variety of foods in certain quantities and proportions so that your requirement for carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and alternative nutrients will be met within the parameters of your specific caloric needs – ALWAYS.
It’s not only the type of food but the ingredients that make it nutritious. So, it becomes a no-brainer then that in order to maintain good health, limit your consumption of empty calories, and instead try to get your calories from foods that maximize nutritional value.
For example, a homemade pizza with a natural food base and plenty of fresh veggies on top may be a healthy choice. In contrast, premade pizzas and other highly processed foods often contain empty calories and can not only sabotage your waistline but your over-all health too.
Nutrition Is A Balancing...
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