Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Andrew was a stellar high school hockey player. As a varsity starter, he got a lot of playing time. When he took a hard hit to his head, his doctor and coach benched him. “What do I do now?” asked Andrew. “I’m on bed rest for a week or two and won’t be back on the ice for at least a month.”
What Andrew had to do was change his nutrition plan. Bed rest meant no exercise, which translated to lower calorie needs and less eating. That’s not easy for a young guy who’s used to several hours of hard exercise several days a week. Andrew’s norm was to eat whatever, whenever, and however much he wanted, so cutting back was a challenge. ...