Posted by: Candace
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On Thanksgiving 2011, my Aunt posted on Facebook all what she had eaten that day. Assuming she continued to consume leftovers the next couple days after with a mix of stress and alcohol and the result was her third stroke and then death. She’d survived 2 strokes and breast cancer, but her body could take no more.
People are not eating healthy these days; maybe because it’s cheaper to eat junk food or the taste alone is enough to make some of us put away the thought of eating healthy. Even though healthy food tastes incredible and so many recipes can be found to substitute your favorite unhealthy meals. The doctor did not prescribe you medicine for you to continue to eat and live unhealthy. It’s not okay to consume food loaded with salt and simply swallow your blood pressure medication and leave it to deal with your body’s reaction to the food.
It’s not easy to change your eating habits, but it is possible and you will benefit from it. I haven’t eaten pork or red meat in since 2007. I rarely consume sweets and salty snacks, but when I do it's done in moderation. You can give up all the unhealthy stuff, but if you must have it, just don’t have it everyday and not a lot of it.
Here are some health tips that I have for you. It’s not just about losing weight, it’s about obtaining a healthy lifestyle!
Signs of a stroke: