The Importance of a Well Balanced Diet

A well balanced diet is one that provides the body with the nutrients it needs to function properly, providing you with energy to accomplish your day to day activities. Without a balanced diet your body is fatigued; prone to infection and disease.

Having a poor diet and not getting enough nutrition can greatly impair your daily health and wellbeing; reducing your ability to lead an active, healthy and happy life. In just a short amount of time a poor diet can contribute to stress, tiredness and our capacity to complete daily activities. Some common health problems and illnesses that can arise if you are not eating a well balanced diet are the following:

  • Obesity

  • Tooth Decay

  • High Blood Pressure

  • High Cholesterol

  • Heart Disease and Stroke