April 2016

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I like going to a website to learn about things to live healthier. One that I have been reading at is nutritionstrategy.com. It does make sense to have a strategy for what you are going to do as far as nutrition is concerned. It is too easy to just eat the same things or try to get by with what we have in our cupboards or what we can find in a vending machine or nearby fast food place. Eating should not be like that. Yes, we all like conveniences. However, convenience should not be one of the absolutes in our protocol we follow for what we put in our bodies on a daily basis. People will avoid a restaurant if there are rumors of it being dirty or them serving bad food. However, how man of us consume junk every day?

I was not able to stop my routine of a candy bar snack or eating that bowl of ice cream every night when I came home from work overnight. It took time. It was not overnight that I started eating more fruits and vegetables and much less meat too. I was just no longer buying into the hype. I was more interested in the actual science of food rather than speculations. Everyone has a favorite way of eating. That does not mean it is right. Some of the popular diets out there that people think are healthy actually are not. Some can be downright dangerous. However, people buy into them all the time.

There is a science of food with clinical trials that show results for weight loss and reducing the chance of getting serious diseases or even reversing some that people have. This is the time to get healthy. More producers of food today are making healthy options. Even our fruits and vegetables are being grown better. Milk now has labels stating hormone and antibiotic free. Organic options are even more affordable than ever. Now is a good time to get started at being healthier.