National Nutrition Month® 2023 focuses on learning how to make informed food choices and develop healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year's theme "Fuel for the Future" is centered around keeping sustainability at the forefront when nourishing ourselves during each stage of life while protecting the environment.
This year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ annual campaign of National Nutrition Month® highlights four main areas in honor of the Fuel For The Future theme.
Small nutritional choices you make every day can make a big impact on our environment. By choosing wisely the foods you buy/eat and the packaging you use, you can proactively be more sustainable. Explore the resources below to learn ways to be environmentally low-impact.
Stay Nourished & Save Money
Learn ways to maximize your in-house ingredients and keep more money in your pocket. Including how to meal plan and how to navigate the grocery store to use ingredients you already have and in return make healthier choices.
Eat a Variety of Food
Consuming a variety of food not only makes your plate pretty but provides great health benefits. Incorporating and exploring new flavors, cooking styles and ingredients can help open your mind to endless possibilities and bring forth the concepts of mindful eating and food gratitude.
Make Food At Home
At home, you are in control of the kitchen, the ingredients, the portions, and overall what you put in your body. Not only does making food at home bring about healthier food choices but brings the family together to enjoy a meal or even try a new recipe.
Browse our collection of past Nutrition talks covering topics from Mindful Eating to Nutrition Myth Busting.
Sharpen Up Your Cooking Skills
“No one is born a great cook. One learns by doing.” – Julia Child
No matter your comfort level in the kitchen, there are always skills to learn to make your cooking more delicious, creative, and fun. Check out these video resources below ranging from knife care to chopping skills to step-by-step cooking lessons.
Krupa Patel is GatorCare’s Registered Dietitian, each week she features a fun recipe of seasonal foods or holiday staples while emphasizing the nutritional breakdown of each.
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Explore the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website which offers information surrounding health and nutrition in addition to ways to help prevent and manage health conditions.
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