National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and several health care professionals are using this time to showcase the importance of eating healthier and informing others on the risks that come with poor nutrition.“A lot of different diseases, heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, things like that can be affected by the foods you eat,” said Alison Hurt, WIC Coordinator & Public Health Services Manager for the Kentucky River District Health Department.Hurt added that portion control is one tool to have in your arsenal of good nutritional habits.“Don’t deprive yourself of everything, you just have to kind of scale yourself back on the amount that you’re eating,” she said.

Source: MG News

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