This is a subject near and dear to me being in that over 40 group. There's allot of good information here, some common sense, some are little know facts. The tidbit about artificial sweeteners is worth its weight in gold. And the part about not starving yourself, I used to do that years ago while in the Army. I hope you will find some benefit from the article.
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