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Optimum Nutrition by Stephanie Green

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CHAPTER2

You Are What You Eat

In This Chapter

  • Obesity and preventable deaths
  • Foods with a negative impact on health
  • Foods that help to prevent or manage common health problems
  • Your lifestyle and your risk for chronic diseases

The foods we put in our bodies every day go a long way to determine the state of our health. Foods are chockfull of vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients the body needs to maintain proper functioning and energy levels, as well as decrease our risk for chronic disease. It’s like the old adage, if you put bad gas in a car it won’t run correctly. Well, if you put bad foods in your body, it, too, won’t run properly. ...

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