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GA DPH: March is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.

This year’s theme, “Celebrate a World of Flavors,” showcases how flavors from cultures around the world is a tasty way to nourish ourselves and appreciate our diversity. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds, and tastes! A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can help you create healthy habits that celebrate your heritage and introduce you to new foods and flavors.

Do you know a Registered Dietitian? Licensed Registered Dietitians provide medical nutrition therapy to individuals at risk of and or diagnosed with a medical condition. Chronic Disease prevention is a vital component to healing and restoring health. Licensed Registered Dietitians serve in many disciplines such as public health, community health, clinical care, acute care, dialysis, diabetes, HIV, foodservice, and education. Registered dietitians are the experts of food and nutrition; they are the most qualified to provide organizations and individuals with evidence-based food and nutrition-related information. You can find one in your area by visiting https://www.eatrightgeorgia.org/public.

For more information about services provided by the Southeast Health District, please visit https://www.sehdph.org/services/.

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