Freeman Medical Musings


You Are What You Eat

Posted by Kris Drake, RN, CHPD on September 26, 2014

In 1942, nutritionist Victor Lindlahr published You Are What You Eat: How to Win and Keep Health with Diet. Dr. Gillian McKeith published the book You Are What You Eat: The Plan That Will Change Your Life in 2005. What you eat continues to be just as important today as it was in the 1940s.

Nutritious food is the key to good health. If you exercise but don’t fuel your body correctly, you’re not going to get the physical results you desire. No matter what diet you follow, knowing wh... Continue reading »

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