Studies show that losing weight before the holidays leads to less weight gain during the holidays.
Who wants to overeat and gain weight after you have just worked hard to lose it?
Come to PNT and we will show you how to lose weight now! You will be less likely to gain those 7-15 pounds during the Holidays!
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October 24 is Food Day! It is a day to mark a nationwide celebration and movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable food!
Find lots more information at www.foodday.com
Check out your local Farmers Market. They have fresh fruits, vegetables and some even have farm fresh eggs and more!
And pick up some flowers to plant to celebrate Fall!
Have questions about Food Day or Nutrition – call PNT Now! 972-238-1811!
All of us probably know of someone effected by breast cancer or another type of cancer. Did you know nutrition can make a difference in cancer prevention?
People who eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and who are not obese have decreased risk for cancer.
Hint for the week: Try including one additional fresh fruit or vegetable in your daily intake every day for one week. You will likely improve your fiber intake and enhance your vitamin intake from a truly natural source – food!! Keep it up!
Want to learn about how to improve your diet? We incorporate principles from “Anti-Cancer - A New Way of Life” by David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD in our evidenced based approach to nutrition for cancer prevention and as part of treatment if you already are receiving anti-cancer therapy.
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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and according to the CDC, 17% or 12.5 million, of the nation’s children aged 2-19 years old are considered obese. Disturbingly. this number continues to be on the rise. Childhood obesity can lead to a number of health conditions as well as psychological issues such as low self-esteem and obese children are more likely to be obese in adulthood. So what can you do to help prevent childhood obesity in your children or family?
Listed below are some helpful tips that help decrease the incident of childhood obesity:
- Use appropriate portion sizes for the age of your child. While children are still growing, they do not necessarily need adult portion sizes. For appropriate portion sizes for your child’s specific age please visit www.choosemyplate.gov.
- Limit sugary beverages. This includes sodas and even fruit juice. Don’t forget about sweet tea – that is a sugar-free beverage (tea) with added sugar! By replacing even one soda with water instead, the amount of calories that your child is consuming is greatly reduced.
- Limit the amount of fast food eaten. By eating at home the amount of fat and sugar used in cooking can be closely regulating. When eating out choose options that are grilled or baked and avoid items that are fried.
- Eat together as a family. A study done by Columbia University states that family meals help build a relationship among family members and discourages over eating and helps develop a child’s social skills such as problem solving and sharing.
For more information on Childhood obesity please visit http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/solutions.html
Check out our Family Nutrition Profile – Call PNT at 972-238-1811 We can help you build a healthy family!!
contributed by Meradith Harris, TWU Intern
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