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HEALTH AND FITNESS: Just say no! | Features

Living a healthy lifestyle requires making smart choices about what to eat, what to do for activity, not smoking, and getting enough sleep. The simple answer for why some people can do this so well is willpower — they are able to say no to unhealthy options no matter how tempting they may be.

This isn’t to say that poor willpower is to blame for poor health. Making healthy decisions is difficult under the best circumstances, but in an environment that encourages poor choices, it is even more difficult, almost impossible. But having the mindset to take control and say no when necessary is essential for adopting healthy habits.

Because of the personal, emotional and social factors surrounding food, eating, activity and sleep, making lasting health improvements is challenging, to say the least. Ultimately, you are responsible for what you eat and how much you exercise. Taking control of these

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