soda is very bad for you
the high fructose corn syrup there, 1% of those calories gets stored as fat around your liver leading to fatty liver.
diet soda tricks your brain and causes you to eat more calories.
that is good you started to walk today
keep up the walking
make sure you take deep breaths when you walk and swing your arms and work up a sweat.
over time, this improves your circulation, builds muscle, burns fat, increases your metabolism, fights depression, helps you sleep better.
as you loose weight, your blood pressure will improve and if you loose enough weight, you may come off your blood pressure medications.
eat healthy and frequent meals which is fine
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