When it comes to the human body, we are our own worst enemy. Diseases are most often the result of a person’s own choices. Thus, many illnesses and chronic conditions are preventable.
Longevity is voluntary and totally up to you. But to live longer and better, you need to know how to not harm your body. A study has shown that the top non-genetic factors contributing to deaths were lifestyle and behavior.
Undeniably, what you put in your body matters most. But people seems to be struggling with what to do. “I’ve had many clients who want the quick and easy approach to eating healthy,” Amy Gorin, MS, RDN, owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in the New York City area.
Still, all hope is not lost. It’s no secret, or even a surprise anymore, that two-thirds of the U.S. population is overweight or obese. “I do believe that at 30 most people are becoming more aware that they need to start taking care of their bodies ‘before it’s too late,’” Nicole Simonin, a health and fitness expert at Shape it Up, says. It only takes a second to shift your choices, she adds.
You have to steer clear of certain damaging behaviors, sometimes for not very obvious reasons.
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