By Maya Inc.
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For some people eating a healthy diet conjures up images of unsubstantial meals consisting of lettuce and seeds, not suitable for growing and hardworking men, whilst for others eating healthily means filling their body with a variety of colorful and natural foods that provide energy and goodness and protect against disease.
Today, obesity is a problem in a large number of countries particularly in the Western world. Obesity is caused, according to doctors and researchers, by an inactive lifestyle coupled with unhealthy eating patterns.
Overweight people are at a much higher risk of suffering some form of illness at some point in their life, usually a lot sooner than they expect. Health problems can range from backache, shortness of breath, type-II diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and more recently studies have linked a poor diet to certain forms of cancer.
Not only this but many overweight people, children in particular, may be teased and bullied, which could lead to depression and low self-esteem. To make themselves feel better, they will turn to food for comfort and thus be stuck in a vicious cycle.
Even though a lot of people who do not eat healthily are not fat, they would still experience other effects of eating a poor diet. This could include rotting teeth from eating too many sugary sweets and drinks, mood swings, headaches, tiredness and lethargy, constipation, poor concentration, dull hair, skin and nails, osteoporosis, insomnia, and heart disease due to high levels of cholesterol in the blood amongst others.
Heart disease today is the most common single cause of death in our society. Many of these deaths could be prevented solely by a change of diet and an increase in exercise.
Many unhealthy eaters complain that it is due to a lack of time that they do not eat more healthy meals, which may sound like a good excuse, but it is just an excuse. More often than not, the problem is that most people are uneducated about eating a healthy diet and what a healthy diet actually consists of. Most people do not realize what effect food has on our body and this problem should really be treated and discussed at home and in schools.
Eating healthily does not mean that you have to spend hours in the kitchen peeling and chopping vegetables. In this app we will provide you with a number of healthy recipes for those people with a busy and hectic lifestyle.
Recipes categories included:
Healthy Dinner Meals:
Healthy Beef Recipes, Healthy Chicken Recipes, Healthy Pasta Recipes, Healthy Pork Recipes, Healthy Seafood Recipes.
Leafy Greens, Blanch Vegetables, Fruit Salads, Grains, Meat and Seafood, Pasta Salads, Pea Salads, Potato Salads
Quick and Easy Healthy Recipes:
15 Minute Meals, 30 Minute Meals, 45 Minute Meals, Quick and Easy Grilling, Quick and Easy Vegetarian, 5 Ingredient Recipes
Healthy Side Dishes:
Beans and Peas, Dumplings, French Fries, Grains, Potatoes, Rice, Sauces, Side Dish Casserole Recipes, Vegetables
Recipes features includes:
Edit an existing recipe, can add your own recipe, remove an existing recipe full or part, You can make a recipe favorite, a separate database for favorite recipes, search facilities, all these with easy to use tools.
The app provides the facility to share full recipe with your friends through email, Facebook or through sending message service (texting).
In-app purchase are included for the full database access for $0.99.
What's New in Version 6.21
New Recipes Categories are added.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: 25 June 2012
- Version: 6.21
- Size: 9.2 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Atia Feroz
- © 2012 Maya Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.