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Response to MartyTheGreek (Reply #45)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 08:22 PM

50. You sound like you've done lots of research

We grew up on lots of home-cooked food. My family owned a grocery store and except for cereal, most of our food needed to be prepared. Lots of good cooks in the family I almost always made meals from fresh ingredients rather than get prepared, and living where we did, eating at restaurants usually included a 30 to 50 mile round trip, so we rarely ate at restaurants.

I still fix fresh meals, but leaving the carbs out of the pot. I'm working up to adding exercise. I have more energy lately and walk more when I do go out. Several people have mentioned fasting. I don't think our bodies were meant to have 3 squares. The McDougall plan talks a lot about how people used to eat, as opposed to modern times.

I'm getting a lot of good information. Glad so many people are interested!

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