“Food can be the most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”
Unhealthy eating and physical inactivity are leading causes of death in the U.S. according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, causing 310,000-580,000 deaths every year. Poor nutrition can impair our daily health and well-being and reduce our ability to lead an enjoyable and active life. In the short term, poor nutrition can contribute to stress, tiredness and our capacity to work. Over time, it can contribute greatly to the risk of developing many illnesses and diseases.