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Why is it hard to eat healthfully?

Joel H. Fuhrman, MD
Family Medicine
The principal reason why people have difficulty adopting a healthful diet is because they have internal conflict. One part of them wants to be healthy, while another wants to do something that is not healthful, usually something that gives them pleasure in the moment, like eating a pint of ice cream. While you hold the carton and spoon in your hands, you want to eat the ice cream. In the larger perspective, you want to be healthy and lead a long, productive life.
Eat for Health: Lose Weight, Keep It Off, Look Younger, Live Longer (2 Volume Set)

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