When I was 20, I was still dealing with health issues that I had had most of my life. Being overweight and tired all the time, I found the world of health and natural healing.
Even then, I realized, before it was a fad, that to be healthy and fit, one should eat healthy, like a fit person would eat. I didn't believe in diets then as now; I believed in life style changes that should be permanent.
My first real job was working in a GNC, and it was a good learning place. I lost all the extra weight I had, by eating as naturally as I could and exercising at a women's gym every other day.
Forward 30 plus years... I am still implementing the core foundation for health to the best of my knowledge and ability.
One thing I have found is to not listen to everything "out there" but to look within and see how you feel with what you are eating.
There is so much conflicting information, and it is daunting to read one thing and the opposite opinion somewhere else.
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