Will a change in my bad eating habits influence others as well?

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Tonya Bolden
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Think about the possible ripple effect of your journey to wellness! As you improve your diet and eating habits, you could very well influence your loved ones - siblings, parents, spouse, children - to do likewise. You may not bat 1,000, but if your change causes one loved one to kick the bad-diet habit, you’ve earned your wings. Your change may also prevent others from developing bad habits. Here I think of children especially.

We have a growing number of obese and otherwise unfit children at risk for a host of serious health problems, including diabetes. These youngsters may well become short-lived adults. That does not have to become a reality. We adults must set a better example. Be well.

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