The Consequences of Not Eating Healthy

As you may already know, the food we eat influences our health and our well-being. So either you can help your body work efficiently with all the necessary vitamins or beak it by not only lacking in providing the right vitamins but also by feeding it junk and toxins.

In case you eat a diet rich in unnecessary and unhealthy nutrients, you can make it harder for your body to continue working effectively, which can lead to health problems. Poor diets lacking in the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients you need can highly cost your overall health. However, you can change the consequences of an unhealthy diet by starting a new, healthy and balanced diet and lifestyle.

The Consequences of Not Eating Healthy

Here are some of the negative consequences of an unhealthy diet:

Unwanted Weight Gain

Eating unhealthy can easily lead to unwanted weight gain. In case you are eating calorie-dense foods, it is most likely that you’ll gain extra, unwanted weight. Foods like processed meats, red meat, whole milk products, sweets and high-calorie snacks can all contribute to weight gain.

Being overweight is a negative issue for more than simply appearance reasons, it increases your risk of many other diseases and chronic conditions like arthritis, sleep apnea and heart disease.

Nutritional Deficiencies

The wrong kind of diet can leave you with nutritional deficiencies. Due to the fact that you are not eating healthy foods, you can become malnourished even if you have a regular eating plan. Symptoms of possible nutritional deficiencies can include both physical and mental symptoms such as fatigue, confusion, dry skin, reduced immune function, dizziness and trouble learning. Make sure to talk to your doctor about your diet to determine whether you are eating a diet that puts you at risk for nutritional deficiency.

Heart Disease, Stroke

Diets rich in saturated fat, cholesterol, trans-fats and excess calories increase your blood cholesterol to unhealthy levels, placing you at increased risk for both heart disease and stroke. Additionally, an unhealthy diet that includes high quantities of sodium contributes to higher blood pressure levels, which also raises your risks of heart disease and stroke. Dietary choices have a great influence on whether you will be afflicted with either heart disease or stroke.


A bad diet impacts type 1 diabetes because it plays an important role in weight gain and it makes it harder to keep blood sugar at healthy levels. Poorly controlled blood sugar levels can lead to further complications like nerve damage, poor healing wounds and kidney failure.

Additionally, unhealthy eating increases your risk and severity of type 2 diabetes. Excess weight and obesity are frequently contributing factors in the development of type 2 diabetes. On the other hand a healthy diet leads to successful weight management and can help control or even prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

So, there’s always the option of healthy eating. Smart food choices and a balanced diet as well as lifestyle should always be your no 1 priority. Choosing to eat healthy foods will benefit your health long term and you’ll feel energized and well, which will positively affect your life in all areas.

My recommendation for healthy food is Akashi Brickell that serves authentic Japanese food. Japanese food is known to provide a healthy and balanced diet and is proved to bring lifelong health benefits.

To try out their food you can visit their restaurant in Brickell, Miami or visit their website and order online, here.

Remember: "A healthy outside starts from the inside"!




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