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Goals: Tackle These Nutrition Tips
March is Nutrition Month, which brings our focus to the kind of food we eat. Eating is a fundamental piece of our physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing, but it is easy to forget the value it brings when we get busy, or bored, or stressed.
Let’s Start Caring About the Food We Give To Ourselves
Eat right and exercise. You are what you eat. Your body is a temple. Just like taking time to create wholesome meals, we often ignore these cliches because they are so repetitive. But they are true! Our health is directly tied to the type of food we put in our body.
This month, tackle a nutrition goal you have, even if it’s just one small thing. With dedication, you will start to realize how your body feels better by changing just one bad habit.
From the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics:
19 Health Tips for 2019
Try one of these tips daily, weekly, or just focus on one healthy lifestyle change all month.
- Eat Breakfast
- Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables
- Watch Portion Sizes
- Be Active
- Get to Know Food Labels
- Fix Healthy Snacks
- Consult an RDN
- Follow Food Safety Guidelines
- Drink More Water
- Get Cooking
- Dine Out Without Ditching Goals
- Enact Family Meal Time
- Banish Brown Bag Boredom
- Reduce Added Sugars
- Eat Seafood Twice a Week
- Explore New Foods & Flavors
- Experiment with Plant Based Meals
- Make an Effort to Reduce Food Waste
- Slow Down at Mealtime
Visit the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics website to get more ideas: EatRight.org/NNM