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ON BEING FOOD DETECTIVE: The Wiser You Become the Less You Eat Just Anything

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FOOD AND HEALTH. When I was young I ate anything. I thought, anyway, I was a workout-holic (a guy who always works out physically), so anything I ate was neutralized by it. But then with research I found out that it wasn't that simple. Truth is, what you swallow has lasting effects in and on you which workout mostly cannot re-do or improve on.

For instance, all the aspartame you swallow is forever in your system, especially in your bones. What's aspartame? It's the wicked sweetener used in many powdered juices and other beverages in the market today. It's even in most sodas and softdrinks you love. After enough accumulation, it may give you cancer if your immune system is weak. And foods with artificial sugars weaken your immune system.

As you learn these things in your constant search for knowledge (at first I was just an online health researcher. Later, I became a licensed health and wellness consultant of Vital-C) you change your lifestyle and wisen up. And I learned that the wiser you become the lesser you eat just anything. You start finding out the ingredients in food products and carefully look up product contents on labels. Any term you can't understand you look up on Google.

You become a food detective.

Sometimes, you have no choice but to eat junk when you're out of the house. But now your conscience bothers you when you do it--unlike before when you just ate anything and then forgot about them. Now, you sometimes can't stop imagining what the ingredients are doing inside your body after you swallow unhealthy junk food. You do all you can to detox--take alkaline water, do water therapy in the morning, drink kalamansi or other fresh fruit juice, and of course, pray.

Oh, taking apple cider vinegar with water is among the best ways to detox. Costs less, too.

To me, a truly wise person is always after good health--spiritual, physical, mental, emotional, social, and financial. It's a total waste to know lots of things and then remain willingly unhealthy. You're a fool who learns everything but never see truth.

"..always learning but never able to come to a knowledge of the truth." [2 Timothy 3.7]

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