--Wealth is nothing without health--
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Eating is a pleasure and so is good health. Yet, when we eat, we do not usually think about how the food will affect our health. High fat meals, high sodium meals, and high cholesterol meals, have become part of our lives. More and more people are suffering from diet-induced illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and certain types of cancer and diabetes.
We need good nutrition for good health. Eating enough, but not an excess, of each type of nutrient is essential to keep our bodies in proper condition. Any food, even those healthy foods, can be harmful if we take too much of them.
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