Making Nutrition Number One in your Life
How's your diet? Did you resolve to eat healthier and fitter this year?
Have you managed to stick with it?
Whatever your answers, there's a great reason right now to focus on what
you eat: March is National Nutrition Month.
Organized each year since 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,
the event emphasizes the importance of choosing the right foods and
developing good eating and exercise habits.
Among other messages, the Academy -- the world's largest organization of
food and nutritional professionals -- wants us to learn which foods are
good for health, control the amount we eat, make food safety part of our
everyday routine, and reduce food waste.
"You don't have to forgo your favorite dishes in your quest for more
healthful meals," LA-based nutritionist Cordialis Msora-Kasago tells us.
"Consider swapping less healthful ingredients with more nutritious
For example, she sugg ...