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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital promotes healthy food choices during Nutrition Month

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – As part of National Nutrition Month, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will host a myriad of nutrition education and information events in March aimed at promoting the importance of informed food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits.

The hospital’s Nutrition Care Division will kick off National Nutrition Month 7:00am to 10:30am Saturday with a display table at the Love Your Heart Run Health Fair.

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Tennessee Department of Health says “Get Your Plate In Shape” for Better Health

 

March is National Nutrition Month®

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – We all know exercise is a great way to get our bodies in shape. But don’t forget about nutrition! The Department of Health urges Tennesseans to “Get Your Plate in Shape” starting this March during National Nutrition Month® by including healthy items from all food groups at each meal. «Read the rest of this article»

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Eat the Rainbow Spring Adventure 2011

 

Increasing Colorful Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among Families

TNCEP Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education ProgramClarksville, TN – March 23rd, 2011 through March 24th, 2011 is Spring Adventure for the families in public housing (Lincoln Homes, Summit Heights and Caldwell Lane) during spring break on March 23rd and March 24th.  The event dates are as follows: Lincoln Homes: Wednesday, March 23rd from 10:00am – 12:00pm; Summit Heights: Wednesday, March 23rd from 1:30pm-3:30pm; Edmondson Ferry Road neighborhood: Thursday, March 24th from 1:00pm-3:00pm.

This event comes during March’s National Nutrition Month. The American Dietetic Association (ADA) comes up with a nutrition theme every year to promote healthy eating. The 2011 theme for March’s National Nutrition Month is “Eat Right with Color.” The Tennessee Consumer Education Program (TNCEP) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) have put a spin on the theme to make it more kid-friendly, and have named the event “Eat the Rainbow.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Let Color be your Guide for Nutritious Meals

 

March is National Nutrition Month®

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – As Spring color starts to brighten our landscape, remember to fill your plate with colorful and nutritious foods. The state Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans to “Eat Right with Color” during National Nutrition Month® this March by adding colorful fruits and vegetables to meals.
 
“Adding a splash of colorful fruits and vegetables to your plate makes for more than just a festive meal,” said Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN. “A rainbow of foods creates a palette of nutrients, with each food contributing to a healthful eating plan.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Improve your nutrition from the ground up

 

March is National Nutrition Month®

Nashville – It’s common knowledge that a healthful diet is an important part of a healthful lifestyle, but many people have trouble figuring out what to do when planning an overhaul of their diet. The Department of Health is reminding Tennesseans during National Nutrition Month® this March that an easy way to focus on eating better is to start with the basics.

“By starting slowly and giving yourself a good foundation, you can work toward a healthier life,” said Health Commissioner Susan R. Cooper, MSN, RN. “Change doesn’t have to be dramatic to make a difference.”

The theme for National Nutrition Month® 2010 is “Nutrition from the Ground Up.” The goal of the observance is to encourage people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating habits. TDOH offers these suggestions to improve your nutrition: «Read the rest of this article»

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