Nutrition Awareness Month
January Health Focus: Week 1
Good nutrition prevents numerous diseases while keeping you strong and helps with weight maintenance. Working healthy eating into your everyday lifestyle is an important part of maintaining good health.
A healthy diet is a key factor that will help you maintain a normal Body Mass Index (BMI) and allow you to stay healthy overall.
Many Americans are living with a chronic health condition and can benefit from specific nutrition plans.
For high blood pressure, the DASH diet is recommended:
The Ornish diet and lifestyle program is helpful for improving heart health and incorporates low-fat, high-fiber, and high-carb foods.
For people with diabetes and prediabetes, specific nutrition guidelines help manage glucose levels.
Building your plate with all of the food groups in proportion means your body will get all of the recommended essential nutrients!
Try these tasty new recipes that incorporate whole foods!