Portioning Healthy Proteins
I hope you all had a great first week of National Nutrition Month! Last week we discussed increasing your fruits and vegetables. As a reminder, they are nutrient-rich foods and provide a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. They tend to be lower in calories and higher is fiber, which is why your half of your plate should contain them. Now, what goes on the other half of your plate? You should have 1/4 protein and the other 1/4 a starch. The image to the left is an excellent
National Nutrition Month Intro!
It has been awhile since my last post, sorry. I was busy getting married (yes, my name is now Becky Bekka), enjoying newlywed life, and starting some new projects! Our wedding was amazing and everything I (we) always dreamed of! All of our closest friends and family traveled from all over the US to make our weekend extra special! We went to a wellness resort in Nicaragua for our honeymoon, which was perfect! There was no television, many hiking trails, and all of their food i
Add this to your meals..
VEGETABLES! By adding vegetables to your plate you are doing wonders for your body and overall diet! By creating a colorful plate you are adding Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, iron, phosphorus, and potassium, plus many others, to your diet. These vitamins and minerals play a significant role in maintaining cell reproduction, digestive health, and even your eyesight. I believe it is important to understand how food affects your body, whether