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You are What You Eat

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You are What you Eat

   
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You are What You Eat

This idiom means that your health is determined by the food you eat and was born (at least in English) in the middle of the 20th century when people began to realize the importance of nutrition. In 1942, a nutritionist by the name of Victor Lindlahr published a book called You Are What You Eat: how to win and keep health with diet

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