8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy Today

If you're wondering 'How do I get healthy,' then it's time to make some lifestyle changes! Lose weight, get fit, and feel better with these easy expert tips.
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Pile on the plants

Not only are plant-based diets rich in antioxidants and other good-for-you nutrients, they’re also better for your waistline. "A plate of food in Okinawa has one-fifth the calorie density of a typical American meal," Buettner says. "You can chow down for a fraction of the calories."

Buettner suggests thinking of meat as a condiment rather than the main event, and subbing in more beans, legumes, and nuts.

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