It has been crucial in my success to educate myself on why I have the habits I have, and what I can do to re-train myself into healthy habits.
In the past 6 weeks, I have learned that the food businees is a multi-billion dollar industry that manipulates and tricks people into buying thier products. The result of all this is that we grow up forming bad habits that are extremely hard to correct. My bad habits have led me to weight issues.
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Educate yourself about eating right, excercise and staying healthy. The more you know the more you will be able to continue on you journey. And use everything you know to also educate those around you.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle. - Kahlil Gibran
Educate yourself. Become an expert on yourself. The recommendations of the USDA, the AHA and the ADA are basics for avoiding disease generally gotten from statistics. There are numerous resources for learning to gain optimal health. Research and don't take any one source as the last word.
Patient advocacy groups on specific illnesses are a good place to start, as is the medline database or the Life Extension Agency.
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