A taste of good medicine is easy as enjoying a good meal. An outstanding alternative medicine for health is finding out where to shop for healthy foods and how to prepare healthy meals. Doctors are getting involved with helping their medical centers, patients, and communities benefit from local farmer’s markets. There are now markets at multiple Kaiser Permanente facilities in 4 states. The innovation and spirit of the local facility sponsors has resulted in different market models, community outreach program for healthy eating.
Nutritional Wellness For The Future
We all benefit by having a reliable, available, sustainable sources for healthy foods for recipes and healthy eating. What a simple healthy alternative medicine for boosting your nutritional wellness. All we have to do is enjoy it.
*** A l e r t *** Nutrition Wellness Report
Type II Diabetes Has Increased To 70 Percent Since 1990
We are eating 20 percent more as a nation than in 1960! Coupled with a 20 percent drop in activity level and the percentage of overweight individuals in the United States alone is trending upward, 32 percent in 1964 to 54 percent in 1999! Recently reported freshman college students used to gain on average about 15 pounds. Now, they are apt to gain 25 pounds. *
Healthy Eating Begins With Healthy Shopping
Healthy eating begins with healthy shopping. Stock up on the wholesome wellness foods you need for your meals and snacks. These tips will help you shop smart for your nutrition goals and will help you save money.
Plan The Shop And Shop The Plan
Make a list of the foods you need before you shop and stick closely to it.
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Don’t Shop Hungry
Be sure to eat before you shop to avoid impulse buying or stocking up on items you may regret later.
Begin In Produce
Fill up your with lots of vitamin-rich vegetables and fruits. Choose a variety of colors, textures and flavors to add interest to your meals.
Avoid The Sweet Nothings
Everyone has their “aisle of weakness”-whether it’s the ice cream, cookies or candy section. Steer clear of this entire area.
Go For Individual Servings
When buying chicken, fish or meat, get single meal-size servings you can freeze and use as needed and ou’ll always have good-quality fresh protein on hand. Buy fresh vegetables like mini carrots – perfect “on-the-go” snacks.
Read packaged foods, sauces and dressings. Check for excessive calories, sugar and carbohydrate count.
Tantalize Your Taste Buds
Use recipes inspired by using fresh herbs like basil, ginger, lemon grass and cilantro. Stock up on spices that can transform an ordinary meal into an delicious wellness food dish.
Don’t Feel Deprived
Even though there are certain foods to avoid on if you are on a weight management program, don’t get stuck in a rut buying the same things. Shop smart and try something new.
Before you check out, any item in your shopping cart that you could remove. Put your nutritional wellness goal before all else. With great-tasting nutritious foods around you can cook healthy and enjoy your meals, snacks and meal times. **
Start With Nutritional Wellness
Three Keys To Better Wellness
* Healthy nutritional and weight control
* Exercise and fitness
* Stress management and the mind-body connection
Understanding the importance for fresh foods, healthy shopping and healthy eating for nutritional wellness will help you achieve better daily lives.