Salt makes food to taste better but too much of it makes food to be inedible. It is salt that contains sodium. The intake of sodium can either be healthy or unhealthy. It is unhealthy if it endangers people's lives. Bad habits related to diet can harm your life in many ways. Poor diet greatly affects your entire family, it causes deficiency diseases. The effects can be long-lasting. You should try your best to overcome poor bad diet and make sure your family eats a balanced diet each day.

Many people have bad habits that are related to eating. This causes diseases that are expensive to cure. You're aware that these days healthcare is expensive especially for lower class families. Poor eating habits result to diseases which eventually result to deaths.

Are you aware that obesity is on the rise and affects more people now than ever before all over the world? Obesity which is caused by not only overeating but also eating junk foods can lead to a whole host of health problems. Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, joint distress and even cancer can develop more often in people who are obese. What makes matters even worse is that many obese people become bedridden and are unable to take care for themselves.

Be watchful on the amount of table salt you take. The amount of sodium you take can affect your body. Eating too much salt is not good for your health. There are some people who have the habit of eating too much salt.

They'll automatically add salt to their food as soon as it is placed in front of them before they even taste it to confirm if it contains enough salt. Do you know what happens to them eventually? The amount of sodium increases in the body and this leads to health problems. People who take too much salt will eventually suffer from diseases associate to poor sodium health. High blood pressure and cardiovascular are examples of diseases caused by too much sodium.

Eating too little salt is also unhealthy. Sodium is important for our bodies and low-level of sodium (Hyponatremia) in the body will lead one to suffer from dizziness, muscle cramps, excess water entering the cells and this will cause these cells to swell. Swelling of cells in the brain is dangerous and it leads to a disorder termed as hyponatremic encephalopathy.

There are also people who don't necessarily overeat. They just have the bad habit of eating the wrong types of food. They consume fast food that are junk foods and that can literally make them to be unhealthy and sick. Fast food has a lot of sugar, fat and starches which are not healthy for the body.

In fact, eating a lot of foods that are of high in sugar goes beyond a bad habit. It is almost an addiction. It can cause an imbalance in your insulin and glucose levels. Other people get hooked on fried foods that are low in fiber.

Even if you have no bad habits when it comes to your diet, you may still not be in top shape if you don't do exercises. Your job may require that you sit in the same place all day long but when you get home, you should get at least thirty minutes of moderate intensity exercises rather than just sitting on the couch and watching television. Intensive exercises will help you in ensuring that you remove excess salt from your body.

You should take part in plenty of other activities outside your workplace. If you work too much without resting, then that could be harmful to your health. Being overworked can lead to stress and that can cause high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease too. Balance your work life keeping in mind the proverb, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."

Author's Bio: 

The author of this article is Joshua Nyamache and together with other team members they are working on Nikenya website, a website that you connect with friends and family and read articles about the need for emotional help, doing more work in less time, achieving dreams, good communication and interpersonal skills and many more articles that give you useful information that will inspire you in achieving self-improvement.