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Time to Grow-Up in our Eating Habits

This scene has played out at dinner tables for decades, where the battle began; pitting a child’s willpower against parental wisdom. You might have been one of those kids that pursed your lips and locked your jaw at the first sight of cooked lima beans, carrots, or slimy looking peas.

Well unfortunately here’s proof that today‚Äôs adults are just grown-up kids. According to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2007, only 11% (yes only 11%) of Americans are consuming the recommended USDA of vegetables and fruits!

Well it is finally time for all of us to grow-up and embrace the produce section of the grocery store and create healthy, long-lasting and loving relationships, with various shades of green, yellow, orange and red produce. The evidence is absolutely clear that premature aging can not only be warded off, it can often be reversed, if we all just crank-up our veggies and other sources of powerful antioxidant supplements.

So, it is time for mature minds to prevail. The battle now is not with mom or dad at the dinner table, it is with your desire to be well and flourish. There is no excuse not to re-explore what your taste buds may now find to be surprisingly good.

It is a sad state of affairs when the government is forced to spend millions of our own dollars to promote changes in our eating habits, trying to save a broken healthcare system. Remember, it is very simple – you are in fact what you eat, from your head to your feet.

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