By Karrie Billets, Function Nutrition Health Coach
As functional nutrition providers at Turnpaugh Health, we appreciate the powerful impact nutrition has on the overall success of our patients, and we use nutrition as one of the pillars of our therapeutic protocols. So, it only makes sense to recognize this powerful therapy on a national scale for an entire month every year.
Here are 15 ideas to get you inspired this March!
Try out a healthy new recipe from one of our nutrition team favorites. Head over to our website for some mouth-watering recipes.
Drink at least eight glasses of water a day. Here are some recipes for infused water ideas to add more pizzazz to your hydration.
Eat with the season. To learn what’s in season, visit this guide.
For the health of yourself and your family, please re-check your oil inventory and go for an oil change with these anti-inflammatory choices.
Bring your lunch to work an extra day a week instead of eating out.
Visit a local farmers market, or check out Local Harvest. Here are PA’s farmers markets.
7. Choose cookware without chemicals. Switch out your pots and pans with non-toxic cookware. These are some non-toxic options to keep your family’s health in mind.
Ditch fast food and take-out for a week!
Slow down meal times. Take 5 deep breaths before you begin eating. While you eat, stop inhaling food by challenging yourself to chew your food 15 times before swallowing.
Try going meatless for a day and then add it in your weekly rotation for Meatless Monday.
On your next shopping trip, challenge yourself to skip ANY product that contains sugar (or one of it’s aliases). You’ll be shocked how much sugar you’ve been adding to your family’s diet. See the many names for sugar.
Check out these tips for sneaking more veggies into your diet.
Trade in your white rice and regular pasta for Palmini. What is Palmini?
Just Start! Throw overwhelm out the door when thinking of improving your nutrition. The most important thing is that you do something. If you start today and keep stacking your habits…small steps can lead to big changes!