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Celebrate National Nutrition Month with Healthy Eating Tips

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits. At Missouri Highlands Health Care, we believe that good nutrition is the cornerstone of overall health and well-being. That’s why we’re here to help you make the best food choices for your health.

The Role of Nutrition in Overall Health

Nutrition plays a crucial role in maintaining overall health and preventing chronic diseases. A balanced diet that includes a variety of nutrient-rich foods can help you feel your best and reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

Healthy Eating Tips

Eat a Variety of Foods: Include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins in your diet to ensure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs.
Limit Sugary and Processed Foods: Try to limit foods and drinks high in added sugars and processed foods high in unhealthy fats. These can contribute to weight gain and increase your risk of chronic diseases.
Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Water helps your body function properly and can prevent overeating.
Portion Control: Pay attention to portion sizes to avoid overeating. Use smaller plates and bowls to help control portion sizes.

Meet Our Nutrition Expert

At Missouri Highlands Health Care, we have a dedicated team of experts, including Robin Harwell, MS, RD, LD, CDCES, our Licensed Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Robin is passionate about helping people improve their health through nutrition and can provide personalized nutrition counseling to help you meet your health goals.

How We Can Help

If you’re looking to improve your diet and overall health, Missouri Highlands Health Care is here to help. Our team of experts can provide you with the guidance and support you need to make healthy eating a part of your lifestyle. Whether you’re looking to manage a chronic condition or simply improve your overall well-being, we’re here to support you on your journey to better health.

This National Nutrition Month, take the first step towards a healthier you by making informed food choices and incorporating healthy eating habits into your daily routine. Remember, small changes can lead to big results when it comes to your health and well-being.

Call a MHHC clinic today to schedule an appointment with Robin Harwell, MS, RD, LD, CDCES.