National Nutrition Month

Time to put on your party hats because March is National Nutrition Month and we’re going to celebrate around here!

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What is National Nutrition Month? Here’s a brief explanation straight from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Website:

National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, also celebrated in March, increases awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and recognizes RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives.

The theme this year is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” which fits right into my views about health and wellness (which I talked about a little bit in my New Year’s post and also my post about a healthy yet balanced diet). You can check out all of my nutrition-related posts here or at the tab at the top of the page.

Here are 5 ideas of ways you can celebrate National Nutrition Month:

- Set both a new sound eating and physical activity goal to focus on during the month of March.

- Find a new, healthy recipe each week to make at home

- Try to get the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables every day

- Set a steps goal with your Fitbit or other fitness tracker

- Make half of your grain intake whole grains

National Nutrition Month here at Grapefruit & Granola: March is going to be a pretty crazy month for me (stay tuned for Friday’s post!) but I do have a few things coming up that I’m excited about! You guys requested more nutrition-related posts so I have a few lined up, as well as a guest post from a fellow RD Smile

I also wanted to share some of my favorite blogs written by registered dietitians. Please check them out!

Jen @ Pretty Little Grub

Robyn @ The Real Life RD

Heather @ Dietitian on the Run

Gemma @ Dietitian Without Borders

Kath @ Kath Eats Real Food

Anne @ fannetastic food

Hope you guys have a fantastic week!

Did you know it is National Nutrition Month?

Does your work celebrate this joyous occasion in any way?

Will you do something in honor of this month now that I’ve told you about it? <—say yes Smile

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