Many people go on a diet to lose weight and to look and feel better. However, eating for health is not simply about looking thinner. Unhealthy eating, coupled with other bad lifestyle habits is a major cause of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. An unhealthy diet can contribute to high blood pressure and high cholesterol and increase the risk for certain cancers.
Take the following survey to assess the health of your diet and to see if your eating habits will help prevent serious long-term health problems.
Before starting the assessment,you should gather the following information, if you have it:
You can still benefit from this assessment even if you don't have this information.
|Reviewed By:||Georgina Haden, M.D, AACP, board certified in internal medicine, New York State, Internal Medicine attending, Adult Medicine Department, Urban Health Plan, Bronx, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.|
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