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You’re not the only one. There are literally hundreds of diets. I’m a fan of healthy living and healthy eating, and it’s a lot easier than you think. My site site can show you how to work out the best food and lifestyle plan to suit you as an individual.
There are really only a few basic habits to learn if you want to stay really healthy: eating fresh healthy food daily, exercising, avoiding smoking, and keeping that body fat down. Once you understand these concepts (no guru needed), you progress to understanding how to mitigate the stress in your life. And that just about sums it up. It appears a ridiculously tiny number, just 2.7 percent, of Americans actually manage all four habits, according to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. (Loprinzi 2016)
But who am I? I’m Eric Bakker, a 62 yr. young Aussie/Kiwi guy with 34 yrs of naturopathic clinical experience, and a bit of common-sense thrown in for good measure. I retired from the clinic in 2019, now devoting my time to health and wellness education online, as well as my family and our healthy lifestyle & garden. There are a lot of articles on Health Conditions, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, and Recipes to check out on our extensive natural health site. Dig deep, there are all kinds of interesting articles. Some may surprise you. Looking for something? Try using the search bar.
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You’ll find a lot more to this website than just blog pages about diseases and natural treatment. While this website contains many such pages, the emphasis is on leading a healthy lifestyle, growing your own fruits & vegetables, and how to prepare, cook, and even preserve your own foods. In time, we will even show you how we keep bees and catch our own fish. If you want to learn more about any of these topics, then come & join us and learn how to lead a cleaner, healthier and more relaxed lifestyle.
Are you interested in eating well? If you are looking for a most effective and proven method to improve the state of your health, you’re on the right track. Now more than ever, many people are dealing with health problems, especially high stress. Now more than ever, it is important to eat really well if you want to live your life to its fullest.
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Two Free Cheat Sheets
Here are two PDF papers, one is all about the healthiest vegetables. Free stuff.
Eric’s website is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy healthy eating and living information online. When creating and updating content, we rely on credible sources such as respected health organisations, professional groups of doctors and other health experts, and published studies in peer-reviewed journals. Eric also adds value by sharing his own clinical experiences, spanning years, involving many patients. Because we believe you should always know and be able to study any source of the information you’re seeing, you’ll find most pages contain links to verified studies and peer-reviewed research.
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