Your Virtual Pharmacist! March Is Nutrition Month!

by Kathy Sykes on March 10, 2012 · 0 comments

March is Nutrition Month and as Your Virtual Pharmacist I thought that I would bring a few things to your attention. This is the perfect time of year to begin to get your healthy living in gear. Not only should we take care of ourselves by regularly taking our vitamins and exercising at least 30mins per day/three days a week, but we need to focus on what we are putting in our bodies.

National Nutrition Month - Get Your Plate in Shape

I thought this was a cool poster from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at eatright.org that states that we need to Get Our Plates In Shape!

We all know that we need to eat the proper servings of fruits, vegetables, grains and lean meats. But are we really doing this on a regular basis?

Remember the Good And Good For You Challenge I blogged about last month?

Well, this month I am co-hosting a Twitter party with the National Pork Board and The Motherhood in honor of Nutrition Month!  Keep your healthy habits on track this year with a lean diet that includes simple and tasty pork recipes – like the ones I tried and posted here on my blog throughout the month of February.  Join us at the #PorkPledge Good and Good for You Twitter Party for great tips, trivia and prizes!

When: Tuesday, March 13, 7-8 p.m. ET

Where: The party will take place on Twitter, using the #PorkPledge hashtag.

Who: The National Pork Board (@AllAboutPork) and The Motherhood (@theMotherhood) will be hosting.

Prizes:  Five prize packs will be given away throughout the hour, based on responses to trivia questions.  They will be filled with pork coupons and other items to help you live a healthier lifestyle (such as a meat thermometer, reusable water bottle and reusable grocery bag).

RSVP: Let us know if you’ll be there! Click this link and press the red “yes” button under “Are you going?” – twtvite.com/gku88u

There’s no better time than now to start getting serious about healthy eating and healthy living. And it will be fun to do it together.

 

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