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Think Primitively for Improved Nutrition and Improved Health

I recently had an eye opening conversation with a great friend.  This friend is active with fitness and has been around wellness for most of his life.  He discussed with me some recent medical concerns he had been working through.  These medical concerns included high cholesterol and high blood pressure.  The topic came up when he told me that he would miss our workout because he had a doctor’s appointment.  Of course, out of general concern for a friend, I asked him if it was anything serious.  He said, “Nothing too serious, but I am going to see my cardiologist for high cholesterol and high blood pressure.”  Since any appointment with a cardiologist is meaningful, I had some questions. One of the more important questions I asked was, “What course of action are you taking to bring these issues under control.”  His answer was the same answer I hear from most of my new training clients who face similar concerns, “The doctor gave me some medication and I’m eating better.”

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