News Roundup: National Nutrition Month


March is National Nutrition Month. All month long, Army H.E.A.L.T.H. along with others, will post information and educational tips which focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

This week’s news roundup brings to you a collection of blogs and articles related to National Nutrition Month.

Enhancing the Flavor of Your Meals. Eat Right. “Caramelize sliced onions to bring out their natural sugar flavor by cooking them slowly over low heat in a small amount of oil. Use them to make a rich, dark sauce for meat or poultry.”

It’s National Nutrition Month. Health Corps. “Health experts suggest that cooking more at home allows you to control ingredients and portions. Studies also suggest that making time to sit down and really enjoy your meal will allow you to feel satiated and satisfied. Taking the time to chew your food thoroughly will slow your pace of eating, allowing your brain to receive the signal that you are starting to feel full.”

National Nutrition Month 2016: Ideas For Healthy Eating Habits, Recipes And Tips For A Balanced Diet. International Business Times. “Varying your protein routine is essential to a healthy lifestyle, and the academy advises to mix it up with seafood, beans, peas, unsalted nuts and seeds, soy products, eggs, lean meats and poultry. An easy fix to healthier eating is to choose vegetable oils instead of butter and oil-based sauces, and choose fat-free milk and yogurt to cut back on saturated fat.”

30 Simple Health Tips to Try Each Day of March. US News. “Make snacks count. Be sure your snack consists of protein, whole grains and healthy fat for the trifecta that will keep you feeling fuller longer.”


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