Quick & Easy Ideas for National Nutrition Month

Did National Nutrition Month (NNM) sneak up on you this year?

Don’t worry! Here’s a quick and easy guide to NNM, including resources (some free!) you can use with messaging from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).

Week 1: Eat a variety of nutritious foods.

  • Learn to read food labels.
  • Include healthful foods from all food groups.
  • Incorporate your favorite cultural foods and traditions.

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Week 2: See a registered dietitian.

  • Ask your doctor for a referral to an RDN.
  • Find an RDN who specializes in your unique needs.
  • Receive personalized information to meet your health goals.

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Week 3: Plan your meals and snacks.

  • Choose healthful recipes to make during the week.
  • Use a grocery list to shop for nutritious food.
  • Make healthful food and drink choices when away from home.

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Week 4: Create tasty foods at home.

  • Learn cooking and meal prep skills.
  • Try new flavors and foods from around the world.
  • Enjoy your meals with friends or family, when possible.

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By Hollis Bass, MEd, RD, LD

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updated on 05-27-2022