What IS Good Nutrition?
There are so many mixed messages out there about nutrition.
Everyone has an opinion on the foods we should or should not eat.
It’s hard to know what the best decisions are for
disease prevention and weight maintenance.
Have a least 3 meals per day to keep your metabolism moving.
Consume at least 8 -8 ounce glasses of water per day.
Make sure that at least half of your carbohydrates are whole grain. Regardless of the number of grains, it’s the word ‘whole’ that is most important.
Chose low-fat or fat-free dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese).
Have a minimum of 5 fruit and vegetable servings per day.
Fats from vegetable sources are preferred over those from animal sources.
Nutrition supplements can be a beneficial addition to any daily plan.
20-30 Minutes of physical activity at least 3 times per week is a great start!
Remember… All foods can be worked into a healthy plan. Variety and moderation make the difference!
If you are interested in learning more about how to improve your diet, our Registered Dietitians are available for individual nutrition counseling. The Rothman Institute also offers a 6-month weight management program. For more information please call our nutrition department at: (267) 339-3722 or visit our Website: www.rothmaninstitute.com