For those of who you have already given up on those New Year’s Resolutions, this month is all about renewing healthy habits and improving nutrition by eating a variety of wholesome foods. National Nutrition Month is not over yet! You still have an opportunity to increase healthy habits this month.
According to Forbes, positive eating habits and a well-rounded, nutritious diet offers significant health benefits.
Here are a few:
1.) A healthy heart: A diet rich in color, healthy fats, whole grains, lean protein, and fruits and vegetables will help lower blood pressure, LDL cholesterol levels
2.) Better and more restorative sleep: Nutrient-dense foods are known to promote quality sleep versus high surgery and fatty foods may make it harder to sleep
3.) More Energy The vitamins, minerals, and nutrients from a nutrient-dense diet are essential for maintain a steady stream of energy throughout the day.
4.) Mental Health Benefits: Research has shown that balanced diets can lower the risk of mental health issues
5.) Stronger Immune System
6.) Stronger memory, concentration and brain function
With the time you have left this month, focus on color. Eat the rainbow!
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