Eating a proper and nutritious diet has various health benefits which keep you mentally and physically fit. Proper nutrition means having a stable diet of leans, carbs, and fats and not starving yourself. Furthermore, A diet that is low in fats, cholesterol, and sodium can reduce the risk of heart disease. The types of fats which account for your level of heart disease particularly saturated fats and trans fats, which is found in foods such as red meats, fried foods, coconut oils, palm oils, margarines, among others. These foods increase your risk of heart disease and thus should be avoided. A diet that consists of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy will keep your heart healthy. Furthermore, it allows you to have higher energy levels and eliminating excess fats, sugars, and excess carbs will reduce sugar fluctuations. By doing this you can maintain a steady blood sugar level, also eating a healthy breakfast assists you by keeping you energized throughout the day. According to the American Council on Exercise, your breakfast should consist of oatmeal, with fruit or a light sandwich.