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What are the benefits of eating micronutrients?

Joel H. Fuhrman, MD
Family Medicine
When you eat with a focus on maximizing micronutrients in relation to calories, your body function will optimize, chronic illnesses such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol will melt away, and you will maintain your youthful vigor into old age. You may be surprised to find that excess weight drops off at a relatively fast rate, without even trying to diet or eat less. A consistent, ideal weight is easy to maintain when nutrient needs are met with a dietary program rich in vegetables, beans, and fresh fruits. You simply don't want to overeat anymore. It's as if you had your stomach stapled, because once the micronutrient needs are met, it becomes difficult to overeat.
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