Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Savor the Flavor

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to "Savor the Flavor of Eating Right."

Food keeps you alive, provides fuel to help you thrive and fight disease.

But, says registered dietitian and group spokesperson Kristen Gradney, food is also a source of pleasure. Healthy foods bring happiness!

PLUS--family meals promote healthier eating and strengthen family relationships.

Food has color, texture and of course great taste. Eat slowly. Savor each bite.

Try not to multitask--say working while eating or watching TV.

If you want to deepen your relationship with food--instead of making it your enemy--you could consult a registered dietitian.

Dietitians can separate facts from fads, too. If you are, for example, eliminating all carbs, a dietitian can tell you why this is not a great idea.

Or eating all fats and meats--just this week, a study came out questioning the so-called Paleo Diet.

Sooo..what's for lunch?

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