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8 Easy Ways to Get Healthy Today
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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