How to eat well, sleep well and exercise
It happens. You’re rushing around in the late afternoon, picking kids up from activities, taking them to the next pressing thing. The day slips into evening and your original dinner plans fall by the wayside. Everyone is getting hungry, so you find yourself steering the minivan into the drive thru line for a convenient and inexpensive way to fill all the bellies in your vehicle.
It’s an immediate solution to an immediate problem and, because of that, we tend to overlook the long term consequences of the high sodium, high fat, high sugar, low nutrition choices that we believe we have to make under the circumstances.
Most of us have been there but we all know it’s not a good way to live. And yet it seems to be an accidental lifestyle for many, many families — probably more than we would care to admit.
These kind of choices are the byproduct of living in the moment but a healthy lifestyle is possible even for the busiest families and even on a tight budget when we are willing to plan ahead with the end result in mind.
We want to be strong. We want to be energetic (after all, we need energy for the busy lives we live). We want to be youthful and…
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