If you’ve ever wanted to get healthier, you’ve probably been told to eat a healthy diet. The conflicting advice about what’s truly healthy can cause a lot of confusion and even guide you to try unsustainable diets in the name of health. Since March is National Nutrition Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy would like to discuss the importance of a healthy diet and inform you about healthy eating habits. Continue reading to learn more!
Food is a critical tool for a long and healthy life. A balanced diet can promote health, manage weight, and prevent disease. A healthy diet will typically consist of nutrient-dense foods from different food groups, including whole grains, lean proteins, colorful fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats. A healthful diet also involves replacing highly processed foods that contain added salt, sugar, and trans fats with more nutritious options. Your diet plays a critical role in your overall health and well-being, so here are some of the benefits you can experience with a healthy diet:
No matter where you are in your health journey, take time during National Nutrition Month to evaluate your lifestyle and implement healthy diet changes. At Park Physical Therapy, our team is committed to helping you achieve your wellness goals. We will assess your condition, create a customized physical therapy program, and help you make better nutrition choices. Be sure to contact us today to request an appointment!