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I Was Told To Eat To Lose Weight, But Never Told How To Eat




Part 1


Part 1: Click the link to read the first segment of the article I had written on Medium regarding this topic. Below is an excerpt of part one of my article.


Once I discovered that I had some of the similarities as the football players, when it came to my food choices, and the advice I had received from my doctor, despite my caloric deficit and exercise regimen, I realized I was sabotaging my body with what I was eating! It didn’t matter how little I ate or when I ate, it was what I ate!

During my discovery, I also uncovered the ‘food saboteurs’ (a term I coined for lack of a better description) when I planned meals, which was a life-changing event, once I amended my eating choices.

The food saboteurs wreaked havoc with my body.

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Part 2


Part 2: Click the link to read the second segment of the article I had written on Medium regarding this topic. Below is an excerpt of part two of my article.


"Once I realized that any type of food was not acceptable, since some foods possess empty calories — foods that totally lack nutrition, I was on a mission to feed my body whole, nutrient-rich foods.

As I mentioned in part one of this post, I began shopping the produce section — the perimeter of the grocery store to select whole foods (food that goes from farm-to-table — not stripped of nutrients, not processed with chemicals, nor packaged and/or processed with preservatives, and if any, minimal pesticides).

Once I ‘learned the ropes’ in regard to making healthy whole-food choices, (I found they were classified into three types — non-organic, organic, and certified organic), I adapted."

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