We’ve been hearing for years and years that losing weight is a matter of eating well and exercising.

Weight loss, it seems, has been at the center of our national discussion on obesity and its health-related issues. Which is fine. Being overweight is often a problem on many levels, from physical health to emotional well-being. It’s good that we recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.

But lately I’ve noticed a slight change in the discussion. I’ve heard (or rather, read) more and more talk about eating well as a means of improving health, including curing specific ailments like high blood pressure, and about exercise as the antidote to mental issues that we’ve grown accustomed to taking pills for.

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