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Eat yourself Healthier

It’s that time of year when we worry about succumbing to a winter diet of comfort food. While quick fixes and miracle diets promising easy weight loss may be enticing, with promises of hope and happiness, fad diets are impossible to maintain. Even if you lose weight initially, their long-term impact on your physical and mental health is often detrimental. Studies show that kilojoule restriction can lower your metabolic rate and elevate your appetite for up to a year, leading to a cycle of restriction and overeating. It’s time to break that loop by switching your focus. Instead of counting kilojoules and thinking about what to cut out, think about what to include, and see eating as an opportunity to nourish your mind and body.

1 EAT TO PLEASE YOUR GUT

will positively benefit almost every aspect of your body and brain. Our gut is home to trillions of

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