“The first wealth is health. “– Emerson
Did you miss it? We just celebrated National Nutrition Month® During this yearly awareness celebration the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating—something your AMD physicians and healthcare team strongly endorse as a lifelong celebration! This year’s theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraced global cultures, cuisines, and inclusivity. Did you adopt any new healthy lifestyle choices? If not, it’s never too late or never too early to work towards being the healthiest you. Start today to proactively manage health issues that may include high blood pressure, cholesterol, maintaining a good weight, stress levels, and optimizing your energy level.
Review this checklist to see how many you are already doing:
- Include protein with every meal.
- Eat oily fish.
- Eat consciously.
- Make the right choice.
- Eat a rainbow of colorful vegetables.
- Think about exercise!
- Drink water every day for overall health and to manage body weight
How many of these did you check off? Learn more at Nutrition.gov, a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices. Remember that good nutrition is a critical part of health and development. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), better nutrition is related to improved health at all ages, a lower risk of diseases, and longevity. Concerned about your weight? You’re not alone. AssociatesMD offers many different AMD diet and weight loss programs.