National Nutrition Month: Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

By Karen Omietanski, MBA, RD, LD, PMP
 Karen Omietanski, MBA, RD, LD, PMP, Senior Director Nutrition, Nursing Center Division Karen Omietanski, MBA, RD, LD, PMP, Senior Director Nutrition, Nursing Center Division

Since 1980, March has been designated as National Nutrition Month®. Take the opportunity this month to focus on what you eat and making the most of your choices. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, offers these “14 Health Tips for 2014” to help you “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”:

1. Eat breakfast

2. Fill half of your plate with fruits and vegetables

3. Watch your portion size

4. Be active

5. Fix healthy snacks

6. Get to know food labels

7. Consult a Registered Dietitian (RD)

8. Follow food safety guidelines

9. Get cooking

10. Dine out without ditching your goals

11. Enact family meal time

12. Banish brown bag boredom

13. Drink more water

14. Explore new foods and flavors

 

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