NUTRITION IS SUBJECTIVE....
If you are wondering why nutrition and eating healthy is super confusing I can give you a hint.. it is because every body is different and therefore our dietary needs will differ as well.
I am often approached about a variety of personal health issues and ailments. Diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, weight loss, muscle gain, etc. When I discuss nutrition with clients, I must ask an abundance of questions related to medical and family history, dietary habits, and lifestyle to gain perspective on that individuals personal needs. The answers are always very different from client to client and therefore it is not possible to create one magic universal formula that will solve everyone's concerns. Diabetes intervention differs greatly from cholesterol issues, and high blood pressure, and weight gain, and weight loss, etc. Of course it is confusing to most people. "Should I eat gluten free?" "Is sugar free a wise choice?" "Should I have margarine or real butter?" The answers to those questions are specific to the type of dietary issue each person is addressing. Therefore- Nutrition is Subjective....
If you are serious about getting healthy TODAY and truly want to be healthy forever you need to know two things:
- YOU ABSOLUTELY CAN REACH ANY GOAL YOU WANT IF YOU ARE IN IT 100%!
- YOU, NOT ANYBODY ELSE, HAVE TO MAKE THE FIRST STEP TOWARD THAT GOAL.
Do not get frustrated if you have a friend who is very thin and seems to be able to eat whatever she wants and never gain a pound. Just because someone is thin does not mean that everything is working up to par inside her body. You may be frustrated because you have weight to lose and you seem to be eating very healthy while your friends maintain their small frames and eat junk foods. Trust me, in the long run those who choose natural foods and eat with a healthy mind are WAY better off.
That being said, as your journey into healthy living continues, be conscious of what nutrition topics may pertain to you. Whether you are reading my blog, a book, or an article in a magazine or medical journal- try to find the answers to specific questions that will help you progress and become successful on your path to feeling great.
Seek professional advice or start your own research about your own personal goal.We all need help at some point and WHERE THERE IS A WILL- THERE IS A WAY! You can become whatever you want to, you just have to believe in yourself.
I promise to you- If you think you have reached your maximum potential, you may be surprised by what a little knowledge can do for you.
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER vs. WILL POWER.
You can have a will but if you do not know everything you need to know, that "will" can only take you so far!
Continue to educate yourself by reading up on healthy lifestyle through credible resources. Stay AWAY from quick fixes and products that claim to solve your problem in one week, or "60 seconds!" Our bodies need time to adapt to change but if you can become consistent and patient in your healthy modifications, you will reap the ULTIMATE BENEFIT of feeling great forever.
I was once told- if you often find yourself wishing you could do something, find someone who is great at that thing and ask them how to do it. Makes perfect sense, yes?
I encourage you to ask questions. There are never any stupid questions. AND if you ask me a question, I guarantee you that I will incorporate it into a blog post! We ALL benefit from answers to others' questions.
THERE IS NO DAY LIKE TODAY!
GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH!
WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?
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