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March is more than just a transition from winter to spring; it’s a time to focus on our health and well-being as we celebrate National Nutrition Month. This annual campaign encourages everyone to make informed food choices and develop healthy eating habits along with physical activity. At 45 Urgent Care, we believe that optimal health starts with proper nutrition, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

Nutrition plays a crucial role in maintaining overall health and preventing various diseases. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, manage a chronic condition, or simply improve your energy levels, making mindful food choices is key. National Nutrition Month serves as a reminder to prioritize nourishing our bodies. Here are a few tips to help you get started:

  1. Prioritize whole foods: Incorporate plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins into your meals. These nutrient-dense foods provide essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to support your overall health.
  2. Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated and support proper bodily functions. Limit sugary beverages and opt for water, herbal teas, or infused water for a refreshing and hydrating option.
  3. Practice portion control: Be mindful of portion sizes to avoid overeating. Use smaller plates, measure servings, and pay attention to hunger and fullness cues to prevent unnecessary calorie consumption.
  4. Limit processed foods: Minimize your intake of processed and packaged foods high in added sugars, unhealthy fats, and sodium. Instead, focus on whole, unprocessed foods to fuel your body with nourishing nutrients.

As we celebrate National Nutrition Month, let’s take this opportunity to reevaluate our dietary habits and make positive changes towards a healthier lifestyle. Remember, small changes can lead to significant improvements in your overall well-being.  As always if you need health and wellness advice, we are here for you. Open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm (starting Dec. 4th, 2023 updated hour change of Monday-Friday, 8 am-6 pm until otherwise noted) and on Saturday 9 am-5 pm. Start your journey to wellness with 45 Urgent Care today, and together, we’ll make strides towards a healthier, happier you!