Staying healthy and on track everyday!

Mar 23, 2020

Here are some tips to stay healthy and on track everyday!

Hydration
-64 ounces sugar free, calorie free, non-carbonated beverages per day
-Fluids help flush out germs and keep digestion and immune system running smoothly

Protein
-At least 60 grams of protein per day.
-Choose a variety from fresh, canned or frozen lean meats and fish
-1/2 cup cooked beans contain an average of 7-8 grams of protein
-2 tablespoons of peanut butter contain 8 grams of protein
-Protein helps you keep up your strength and fight fatigue

Fruits and vegetables
-Fruits and vegetables get your immune system in fighting shape
-Fresh, canned and frozen fruits and vegetables can be added to your meal for color and balance

Don't forget to take your vitamins every day!

Schedule meal times
Staying on a schedule with your meals, spacing them out during the day can make a big difference.
Practice mindful eating. Stress, fatigue and boredom can be triggers for mindless eating.

Exercise
Shoot for a weekly goal of 150 minutes.
-Go for a walk
-Look for free online exercise routines
-Check out free exercise apps on your phone

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