The Wisdom of American Indians

How easy it is to forget that we inherited our land from the American Indians—whose own “territory” or land within the U.S. keeps shrinking. I found this one tribal elder’s words very telling:

Valerie LatonaAbout Valerie Latona
As the former editor in chief of Shape (the active lifestyle magazine) for 5 years, I personally spoke with a lot of women (thousands over the years, from around the nation) and what I found is this: it's not easy to stay healthy, to get (and stay) fit, and to stem the weight gain tide (and even the tide of disease) that inevitably happens to us as we get older.