I am not a physiology or nutrition expert, nor am I an “athlete.” I would like to begin with this disclaimer to dispel any notion that I am attempting to market myself as such. I am simply your average twenty-something female who developed a passion for health and a penchant for clean eating. My adventures in the fitness world have been hindered by obstacles ranging from my own ignorance to misinformation, from prejudices to dining hall inflexibilities and from social pressures to the strains of college life.
Standing before a packed Memorial Auditorium on Monday, Bill Gates asked, “Are the brightest minds working on the most important problems?” Despite a number of significant breakthroughs over the past decades, the answer for Gates is far from a resounding “yes.”
Could seeing a virtual replica of yourself exercising or eating healthy food encourage you to be healthier in real life?