Join DFD all month long in celebrating National Nutrition Month! A foundation of good nutrition habits is key in preventing disease, staying healthy, and living a longer life.
Did you know?
- 65% of Mainers are obese or overweight
- By 2030, half of all Americans will be obese
- 80% of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes cases could be prevented by diet and lifestyle changes
Take your health into your own hands! A great place to start is to begin to introduce new foods, rather than restricting foods as “off limits.” Add in more berries at breakfast, nuts and seeds for snacking, and more vegetables on your dinner plate. Nutritious eating leads to more energy, which leads to more physical activity – both leading to a higher quality of life.