December

Health Tip of the Month


Eat regularly

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Skipping meals, especially breakfast, can lead to out-of-control hunger and unwanted blood sugar spikes, often resulting in helpless overeating. When you skip meals, your metabolism slows down and you aren’t burning calories like you should. Your body thinks you are starving so when you eat again, your body stores away more than usual, resulting in more fat. Snacking between meals can help curb hunger.

In simple terms, this means having breakfast, lunch and an evening meal, with 1-2 snacks in between meals (ideally fruit or vegetables) every day.

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October

Health Tip of the Month

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  • Plan some meals around a vegetable main dish, such as a vegetable stir-fry or soup. Then add other foods to complement it.
  • Try a main dish salad for lunch. Go light on the salad dressing.
  • Include a green salad with your dinner every night.
  • Shred carrots, zucchini, or squash into meatloaf, casseroles, quick breads, and muffins.
  • Include chopped vegetables (carrots, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers) in pasta sauce or lasagna.
  • Order a veggie pizza with toppings like mushrooms, green peppers, and onions, and ask for extra veggies.