I remember a time when I thought little of my nutritional needs. If I managed to eat some protein, a few carbs and some fruits and vegetables (a “square meal” as they called it then), I thought I was doing the right thing. I was skinny as a rail and I could eat as much as I wanted without gaining a pound.
By the time I hit my mid-20s I could see that things were changing. I went home for Christmas one year and my mother told me I was getting fat. I’d gained about ten pounds, but I didn’t know […]