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Oct222015

What is Good Nutrition?

As I’m approaching the mid-point for my Sport and Exercise Nutrition Certification I thought I would share a few things that I have found interesting over the weeks to come.  I’ve always known that the food we put in our body effects the way it works, looks and feels. Due to several food allergies I’ve found this out the hard way.  This week I would like to talk about good nutrition. Before we dig in I would like you to pause for a second and think about what you think good nutrition is. 

Okay, glad to have you back! There are millions of definitions for “good nutrition”. I’m sure your definition would be different than your neighbor or friends definition. I’m going to lay down a few simple things to think about at your next meal that will begin to define the term good nutrition.

1.) Is this food providing vitamins and minerals that I need?

2.) Is this food helping me achieve the body I want.  Will it help me maintain, lose or gain weight?

3.) Is this food sustainable for both me and the planet?

4.) Where did this food come from and how was it made?

5.) How many servings should I get in one day, and what is that serving size? (Reference my blog 4 Habits to Healthy Eating) These questions can help you create a healthy body from the inside out.  I hope this brings more mindfulness to your eating. Please let me know if you have any questions!

 

Happy, healthy eating!

H2

 

 

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    Response: Candace Dayaz
    This is really very informative for me as I always do have such sort of questions in my mind. I always get confused in the course of meal as what is beneficial for my health and what is in my body, but after reading this I am more or less cleared ...
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    Every day it was a fight with my inner self to get out of bed and go for work. I had long started realizing I was not same anymore as my mind and body had slowed down considerably. My energy levels dropped every day the more my waist sized increased… Ooh ...

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