March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.

Go to http://www.nationalnutritionmonth.org for a variety of helpful tips, games, promotional tools and educational resources, all designed to spread the message of good nutrition based on the “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” theme.

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