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We observed both Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month in February. If you missed these posts, read them in the previous blogs for February, 2015.

During the month of March we celebrate National Nutrition Month sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Members of this organization of more than 75,000 professionals promote sound nutrition and healthy eating practices. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” (see side bar). The goal of members of AND is to help others maintain a healthy weight, manage and/or prevent diseases through healthy food choices, and live healthy lifestyles.

March 11, 2015 is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. Registered dietitian nutritionists are health professionals who help the public make wise food choices to improve and/or maintain health. A dietitian nutritionist in the mid-west summarized what these dedicated professionals want in their practices. She stated that her reason for writing about nutrition and healthy eating is to make the world a better place. Through various areas of service and practice plus a variety of media sources, dietitian nutritionists help society choose foods and meal plans for better health. Support those you know by thanking them for their efforts to make your world a better place.

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