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Personalized Meal Plan | meal plan

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Hello All, Happy New Year!
 
It isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you down. It’s the pebble in your shoe.” -Muhammad Ali
 
Muhammad Ali said a lot of ground-breaking things, but this one really stood out to me. A pebble in your shoe is something you can control that is very miniscule in the grand scheme of things. If you look at your life and look at the bigger picture, your diet is something that you truly have complete control over. Why not take advantage of that? Move it out of the way because it’s causing you to crawl when you could be running to your dreams.
 
Setting goals and achieving them are two very different things. If you’re like me, you like to set goals that seem impossible to actually achieve them.

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Why Meal Prepping Can Change Your Life | consistency

America has a gluttony issue. America has a portion problem.

Habitual healthy eating should never be stressful; it should be a part of our daily routine, as our hygiene is a part of our daily routine. I am going to take you through the meal prepping program that assisted me in losing close to 60 pounds, supplement free. It’s also not solely about the weight loss, at all. The weight is bound to come off with the lifestyle change. There are tons of diseases and ailments in the world that are acquired through years of continuous unhealthy eating.

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Buddy System? | accountability

“Most of the variation in life expectancy doesn’t come from “external factors,” like murder, but rather from medical causes, like heart disease and diabetes. The poor die early because they get sicker faster”

Derek Thompson

Thompson explains what happens when one is surrounded by unhealthy activities that are normalized where they reside. Obesity, drugs, smoking, unhealthy eating, and lack of exercise are all prevalent factors that are highly present in low income areas. These components critically contribute to one’s mental health, of course. Right!? Right. All cigarettes do is slow you down and put you at greater risk for many diseases out there. Metabolism rates slow down with lack of physical activity. I can go on for days. Not to mention that if you are eating bad, your desire to engage in physical activity declines rapidly.  Well, let me speak for myself. If I just finished eating two $1 cheeseburgers, fries, and a soda, (about $5 total, which in fact explains why people may prefer the convenience and instant gratification behind fast food over their long-term health) I AM NOT thinking about going to the gym. After that, I’m not thinking about doing much of anything but laying around. All of the unhealthy foods make me lazy and strips me of all of my energy :-( . Continue Reading