What Are Three Main Factors We Should Consider When Making Our Food Choices?

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What Are Three Main Factors We Should Consider When Making Our Food Choices?

When   choosing   food,   we   are   always   considering   factors   that   will   ultimately   influence   our   selection,   whether   it   be   how   good   the item   will   taste   or   will   it   look   as   good   as   it   does   on   the   packaging.   We   consider   things   like   these   during   our   purchases   whether   we’re   aware   of   it   or   not   which   is   why   it’s   more   important   now   more   than   ever   that   when   making   food   choices,   we   should   consider   factors   not   only   consciously   but   also   cautiously.   There’re   many   factors   that   need   to   be   considered   that   ideally   guides   us   with   making   the   right   decision   but   these   factors   can   be   narrowed   down   to   three.   The   three   main   factors   that   we   should   consider   are   those   that   regard,   our   health,   the   financial   aspects   of   food   and   religious   guidelines.   We   as   individuals   tend   to   prioritise   one   factor   over   the   other.   This   results   in   some   factors   being   seen   as   less   relevant   and   neglected,   and   we   will   see   just   why     it’s   so   important   to   consider   these   factors   equally   as   in   spite   of   the   importance   of   these   factors,   we   aren’t   always   diligent   in   tending   to   all   of   them   with   equal   consideration.  

The first factor to be considered is our health.   Naturally,   we   eat   food   to   nourish   ourselves   and   sustain our   survival . It’s   important   to   consider   health   and   nutritional   factors   of   the   food   items   we   choose   to consume   as   it   will   impact   our   wellbeing.   The   body   requires   nutrients   as   these   provide   energy   for   mental   and   physical   activities,   growth,   repair   and   therefore   maintenance   of   your   body   cells   and   helps   in   your   resilience   towards   diseases.   “Healthy nutrition ensures all your body systems, like your breathing, your heart, your immune system and so on, are working at their best”(The 6 Healthy Habits.com, 2012). If   we   remain   ignorant   towards   health   factors   we   may...

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