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Five healthy habits net more healthy years

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February 19, 2020

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Dr. Hemen Das
March 03, 2020

Nice information….Prevention is always far better than treating the ailments whrn it arrives..

albert miller
March 02, 2020

What is needed is Government intervention resulting in laws that prohibit the manufacture of food that does not contribute to good health.

A Goldstein
March 02, 2020

This country has unprecedented availability of healthy foods but access and affordability is not evenly distributed. Highly processed foods are over-flavored, over-processed and over-caloried and usually cheaper and faster to create a meal.

We know what eating well means. It’s just hard to preach the good diet to those who cannot afford it.

Pamela
March 03, 2020

You can ALWAYS eat healthier, even on just a bit of $…the choice is always yours to make. Apples, broccoli, and some fish is just as cheap as potato chips, soda and ice cream!

Oola
March 02, 2020

Restaurants sure don’t make it easy to put veggies, fruits, and plants in general first. Then again, they will offer what people buy. It’s discouraging. People revere the foods and amounts that get us in the worst trouble.

Allen F. Browne, M.D.
March 02, 2020

Monique,

Good post!!!!

Allen Browne

Mary Dean
March 02, 2020

I am 70 years old, female, 5’2” 123 pounds. I swim four times a week, 30 minutes. I walk daily. I eat a low fat diet combined with plant diet. I laugh daily and very grateful. It works💚

Henry Smith
February 20, 2020

There is an old saying: Eat Well, Sleep Well, Exercise Well. These things are the nucleus for a good health. Living a good lifestyle and practicing actions as mentioned above like healthy diet, half an hour of exercise and avoidance of tobacco and smoking are necessary for healthy life and you can add years definitely.

Jimmy carney
February 19, 2020

I am 75 yrs old I walk at least 30 minutes every day mix with strength training finish my work out in about one hour some time a little more love it

R. Evans
March 02, 2020

I do all of the above – except alcohol. Who in the hell can only drink one 5 oz glass of wine?

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