Yes, We Still Are What We Eat

For a long time, it has often been said, “we are what we eat.” That is as true today as it has always been. The nutrition and fuel we put into our bodies determine what comes from our bodies. Junk in, junk out. Read this short article.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/diet-and-depression-2018022213309

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Easy On The Spirits, Mate

While minimal consumption of alcohol is not unhealthy, it does not take very much to become too much. And the consequences of over consumption are particularly hazardous as we become older. Click this link for more information.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/alcohol-and-age-a-risky-combination

Body Mass Index (BMI): Not A Good Gauge Of Health

The body mass index (BMI) was created by a mathmetician nearly 200 years ago and is (still!) used primarily by insurance companies to determine the insurability of life policy holders. Even some doctors still frighten patients with the BMI. Use this link for more information on measuring obesity-related health risks.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/overweight-vs-overfat-is-your-scale-lying-to-you

Fat vs Muscle

Two common questions among those seeking to get fit: “How do I turn this fat into muscle?” and “If I stop exercising, will my muscle turn to fat?” And the scientific answer for both questions is absolutely not. Check this link for the details.

https://www.livescience.com/60904-can-you-turn-fat-into-muscle.html