National Nutrition Month 2015

National Nutrition Month 2015 - Bite into a Healthy LifestyleNational Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

The theme for 2015 is "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," which encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.

Here's what's happening this month at Mettler.

Exclusive Offer
20% off Nutri-Coach packages all month long.

Tasty Tuesday Talks
Join Registered Dietitian, Michaela Kruse for Tasty Tuesdays from 9-9:30am in the lounge.

  • March 3 Recipe Makeover An easy first step to healthy eating is to take the foods you already eat and lighten them up. Bring in your favorite recipe and let the dietitian give it a healthy makeover.
  • March 10 Spice Up Your Plate Think food that’s good for you has to taste bland and boring? Learn to use herbs, spices, and other flavors to transform healthy foods into a scrumptious experience. 
  • March 17 Superfoods When too much emphasis is put on unhealthy foods to avoid, we can forget about all of the wonderfully-nourishing foods we should be adding into our diet. Come learn which Superfoods live up to their hype and which don’t. Join the Dietitian the following day for a grocery store tour focused on Superfoods.
  • March 24 Cooking Demo Come cook with the dietitian while we make a delicious and healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad. Try a sample, then take home the recipe so you can make it yourself! 

Grocery Store Tour: Superfoods - March 18
Reinforce knowledge gained through the Superfoods talk as you walk the aisles with Michaela. Learn which affordable “superfood” alternatives may be missing from your cart. Tours at 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30pm. Cost: $20

Ask a Registered Dietitian
Have a nutrition-related question? Feel free to submit it in the box in the lobby, or “Ask an Expert.” Michaela will respond to your question through email.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day - March 11th
Meet Michaela Kruse and sample healthful and yummy snacks from 8-9am on the fitness floor.

Prize Drawing
Book a free nutrition consultation in the month of March and be registered to win a Polar® Loop.