Commentary: About Obesity

True … some of us are more susceptible to obesity than others. Some of us have to work harder—much harder—than others to get fit. And we may never be as lean as our neighbor. But, ultimately, even if lifestyle choices are not the primary cause of our obesity, lifestyle choices and behavior are the way we battle our obesity. Follow the link below for some insight into the factors of obesity.

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-causes-of-weight-gain

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Nutrition: Quest For The Perfect Diet

Unless prescribed by a doctor for a specific condition, we do not need diets. We need nutrition. We are often influenced by family and friends to try the latest fad diets because it works great for them. But, as discussed in the article linked below, not everyone enjoys the same results. Our body chemistry is unique to us. That is why it is difficult to declare a universal “best diet” that works for all.

https://apnews.com/f7ea2e42bf3a4892a8403b90fe02d1c4

Commentary: We Are Being Punked … Daily

Those who process and market our foods are master psychological and physical manipulators. They exploit us daily by distorting facts about exactly what is and is not healthy food and they addict us with known unhealthy food additives (e.g., salt, sugar, fats). Visit the linked infographic to learn more about how we can combat these manipulators in our struggle to regain health and wellness.
 

Be Alert: Unhealthy Processed Foods to Avoid

So many of the foods available on our local grocers’ shelves today are industrially processed concoctions. Even those which are not technically processed often are artificially stuffed with alarming doses of harmful additives. This article not only identifies a few common, unhealthy foods, it offers healthier alternatives to consider instead.

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7 Unhealthy Everyday Foods: Processed and Problematic