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Seeds of Change

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Seeds of Change

All change takes time. Plant the seeds and watch them grow. Health and Happiness: There is no time like the present. Behavior modification can be challenging. We all strive to eat well, exercise regularly and feel great all the time. How can get there in a simple way? Establish realistic goals, make small changes on a regular basis and gain emotional support from family and friends. Educate yourself. Learn which foods give you “the most bang for your buck” so to speak. Learn how to read labels and what a correct portion size is for you. You will get there – it is all right in the palm of your hand. Contact me to provide customized nutrition education...

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Laying the Foundation

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Laying the Foundation

Good Nutrition begins in childhood. Teach your children the benefits of whole health and proper nutrition. Children learn by modeling. You, as their parents, have a very important job to do. Eat foods that are packed with important nutrients for their growth and development, such as fruits and vegetables, whole grain products, low fat protein and foods that are high in calcium. Limit your intake of processed, boxed goods, high salt canned goods and daily treats that are high in sugars. Beware of beverages that contain added sugars and high fat extras, such as excess oils, butter or margarine. Remember: Moderation is key, so allowing the occasional treat is in the plan!...

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Wholesome Foods

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Wholesome Foods

The less processed the better. Eat foods in their full form to minimize intake of sugar, salt and excess fat. Eat seasonally as much as possible – our bodies thrive on foods that we were meant to eat when they are grown in our local area. Farmers Markets are plentiful, providing fruits, vegetables, eggs, dairy and meats. Pick your own apples in the fall and strawberries in the spring. Extra processing means extra chemicals – do what you can to minimize the intake of additives and preservatives. Your body depends on it. Contact me to set up your own personalized supermarket tour to help you choose the best options within each food category and understand food...

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