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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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