The Diet and Health Connection. 1st Post Due by Day 3. We often hear about the importance of eating healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle; however, many Americans struggle to accomplish this goal. Countless Individuals around the world still fail to realize the significance of healthy eating and the subsequent benefits to our health and overall well-being.
• Analyze the connection between diet and health.
• Select two nutrients, which can positively affect our health and well-being. Why are these nutrients crucial to our health?
• Explain two consequences on our health, resulting from inadequate or improper nutrition. In your response, be sure to include information on malnutrition and chronic disease.
Your initial contribution should be 250 to 300 words in length. Your research and claims must be supported by your course text and a minimum of one additional scholarly source. Use proper APA formatting for in-text citations and references as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts and respond to at least two of your peers. Each peer response should contain 100 words at a minimum. How was your peer’s research different from your own findings regarding the connection between diet and health and the consequences of inadequate nutrition?