March Is National Nutrition Month

March Is National Nutrition Month
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March is National Nutrition Month, an annual observance that encourages Americans to adopt a healthy eating pattern that includes nutritious and flavorful foods. What started as a week-long event in 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics became a month-long celebration in 1980, thanks to growing public interest in nutrition.  We support all forms of healthy living and wanted to share some tips to make it a little easier on you.

To make eating healthily a little easier, some healthy tips:

  • Don’t Drink Sugar Calories. …
  • Eat Nuts. …
  • Avoid Processed Junk Food
  • Protein Is Good For you
  • Eat the Right Carbs
  • Add more greens
  • Eat Fatty Fish. …
  • Get Enough Sleep
  • Take Care of Your Gut Health With Probiotics and Fiber
  • Drink Some Water, Especially Before Meals.
  • Dark chocolate is packed with healthy nutrients. Moreover, it improves mood and pleasure.
  • Eat more fruit, brighten your plate.
  • Ginger is called “the universal medicine”
  • Onion is believed to clean the blood among many other health benefits. It is also one of the cheapest vegetables.
  • Use chocolate covered bananas as a healthy dessert.
  • The liver can make more enzymes out of fresh lemon juice than any other food element.
  • Whole oats are famously fiber, minerals, and vitamins rich.
  • Frozen vegetables retain almost all of their nutritional value.
  • Supplements Aren’t Magic
  • Beware of false advertising. Do your own research.
  • Asian food is considered among the healthiest in the world.
  • Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods available that improve brain function.
  • Eggs aid in concentration and improves memory.
  • An orange a day keeps the doctor away!
  • Swap soda for water or juice.
  • Pack healthy snacks.
  • Select foods that have minimal saturated fats.
  • Avoid foods that contain more than 10 ingredients.
  • Avoid foods that contain man-made ingredients.
  • 3,500 calories = 1 pound of body weight
  • Split your meal with a friend.
  • Avoid open buffets.
  • Eat your favorite foods – even if unhealthy – every now and then.
  • Don’t shop when you’re hungry.
  • Don’t put serving bowls on the table.
  • Research healthy restaurants.
  • Start each lunch/dinner with salad.
  • Drinking a glass of ice water can burn 25 calories!
  • Don’t leave yourself dehydrated. Water flushes out fats and toxins.
  • The best healthy cuisines are Indian, Thai, Japanese, Chinese, Mexican and Greek.

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