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The Corporate Wellness Bible by Kate Cook

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26. How to eat for Wellness

Yes, yes. You’ve heard it all before. You are what you eat – well, strictly, you are what you absorb. But the truth is, very few of the people who complain of being tired are eating enough good-quality fuel to stay healthy, much less full of vitality.

There are usually reasons (let’s be kind and not say excuses). We know what we should eat but … life is so crazy, we’ve been ill, we’ve no time …

I don’t want to diss your doctor but, in one survey, around 75% of those who went to their GP complaining of tiredness didn’t get any help. GPs can help when your tiredness is due to a medical illness, but for most of us that’s not the case. Yours might tell you that tiredness is hardly ever caused by nutritional deficiency ...

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