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how can i be as healthy as possible and get a head start on the rest of my life. i am 26 and try and be healthy for the most part. i was also very active as a kid playing lots of sports. What supplements are the most important to take ? From what i have learned probiotics are a must, but with so many brands how can i know what ones are the best to take. I have also learned i don't receive enough Vitamin B.
I want to help my self prevent all disease and illness in my life so i guess I'm just looking for some input considering that in my family runs some illness.
should i get a blood test and work with a in person who specializes in this ?

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The three main points for healthy living are;

1) Avoid stress and anxiety.

2) Good physical activity.

3) Healthy food; vegetables, fruits, egg white, chicken, fish. Avoid read meat, smoking, and excess alcohol.

Please read about the health diet in these two authentic resources:

Supplements may not be needed unless you have some medical issues.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
What about grass fed beef ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I am good at the second 2, but I def. experience anxiety and stress a ton and medication doesn't work for me too well.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I have def. for the last year and a half been under tremendous stress thinking about awful things and being scared of my health.
Will this one year of stress affect my future health ?
How much damage can be done by 2 years or depression and stress and fear.
Actually more like 3/4 years

Eating twice of thrice a week would be no problem.

You have to be close to your ideal weight.

If meditation is not working, try yoga and group sporting activity for relaxation.

Health anxiety, stress, depression of one to two years won't affect your future health. If you keep on thinking of past, it is a wrong way of living healthy. Bygone is bygone. Look at the future.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thank you dr. So I should try and just be active and healthy. I will do this.
God bless you.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
what about probiotics ?
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Sorry for the delay. I apologize for your wait.

I had to see an emergency patient.

Yes probiotics are good and will help.

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