National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.
This year’s theme is “Personalize Your Plate.” There is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds and tastes! And a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can tailor a healthful eating plan that is as special as you are.
Week 1: Eat a variety of nutritious foods every day!
Include healthful foods from all food groups
Learn how to read Nutrition Facts Panel
Avoid distractions while eating
Take time to enjoy your food
Week 2: Plan your meals each week. Use a grocery list to shop for healthful foods
Be menu-savvy when dining out or ordering takeout
Choose healthful recipes to make during the week
Fuel for school or week with a healthful breakfast
Enjoy healthful snacks
Week 3: Learn skills to create tasty meals!
Keep healthful ingredient on hand
Practice proper home food safely
Share meals with people who live with you or virtually, when possible
Reduce food waste
Try new flavors and foods
Week 4: Consult a Registered Dietitian (RD)
Ask your doctor for a referral to an RD
Receive personalized nutrition advice to meet your goals
Meet RD’s in a variety of settings throughout the community
Find an RD who is specialized to serve your unique needs
Thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition
Contact the Chrysalis Center to meet with a dietitian @ 910-790-9500