How Diet Can Prevent Chronic Disease

According to the World Health Organization, 40% of Cancers and 80% of all other chronic diseases can be prevented from a healthy lifestyle.  One vital component of that lifestyle is a proper diet. Each day, through your diet, you have the power to reduce your risk for diseases like Cancer, Diabetes, or Heart Disease by consuming a well-balanced, nutritious diet. Below, you can learn how the recommended components of our diet can positively influence our immediate and long term health, as well as how to effectively work these concepts into your diet!

Fruit

4 Servings per Day (2

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Brain Function, Digestion, Mental Health, Gut Health, Immune Health, Cardiovascular Health, Energy, Productivity, Weight Loss

Vegetables

5 Servings per Day (2)

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Digestion, Immune Health, Cardiovascular Health, Energy, Productivity, Weight Loss

Whole Grains

At least Half Your Servings of Grain (2)

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Digestion, Immune Health, Cardiovascular Health, Gut Health, Energy, Productivity

Dairy

3 Servings per Day (Lowfat/Nonfat) (2)

Prevent:

Diabetes, Mental Disorders, Osteoporosis

Promote:

Bone Health, Cardiovascular Health, Immune Health, Gut Health, Mental Health, Muscle Recovery

Nuts, Seeds, Beans, Legumes

5 Servings per Week (2)

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Digestion, Energy, Mental Health, Weight Loss

Seafood

2-3 Servings per Week (2)

Prevent:

Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Mental Disorders, Osteoporosis, Stroke

Promote:

Bone Health, Cardiovascular Health, Energy Mental Health

Oils

3 Servings per Day (2)

Prevent:

Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke

Promote:

Cardiovascular Health, Weight Loss

Tea

At Least Daily

Prevent:

Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Inflammation

Promote:

 Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Energy, Sleep, Reduce Stress

Herbs & Spices

Can Be Consumed Daily

Prevent:

Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Inflammation

Promote:

 Cardiovascular Health, Digestion, Sleep, 

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