Every March, we celebrate National Nutrition Month®, and this year, we’re encouraging you to “Go Further with Food.” It’s important to fuel your body well throughout the day and provide the necessary energy and nutrients it needs. With a healthy diet, your body can function at its best which means you can function at your best.
With the Super Bowl approaching, so do invites to parties full of appetizing food choices. No one event, one meal, one snack will ever ruin your weight or your health status, but sometimes we want healthy alternatives as well. In this article, Sunny Yingling (Director of Nutrition) provides some tips to stay balanced during the big game.
Thanksgiving and Christmas will soon be upon us! For many, dietary and exercise behaviors begin to shift as the focus lands on parties, gifts, shopping, and other holiday events. Unfortunately, those behaviors aren’t usually shifting in a healthy direction.
It never fails, the fall comes and many of my clients begin to struggle with their fruit and vegetable intake. The stone fruits and berries of the summer begin to go out of season and, for many, getting adequate produce in the diet becomes more challenging.
When you think of fiber, what image comes to your head? Your grandma’s box of prunes? An orange-flavored, gritty drink? But fiber plays an important role as part of a healthy diet and is more than prunes and powder.
Its National Nutrition Month 2017® and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wants to remind you to “put your best fork forward.”
In this power point presentation, we take a look at grains and how to incorporate them into a healthy diet.
The start of the school year is a time for planning and preparation…the drop-off and pick-up schedule, after school child care (if you work), and back-to-school shopping. This year, don’t forget to add meal planning to that list.
Reading food labels is an important behavior to get into when you’re trying to eat healthy. It’s your window to educating yourself on what you’re eating and how much nutrition you’re getting from that food or beverage product.
It is National Nutrition Month, but did you know you can eat right and still savor the flavor?