Summer, Summer, Summertime!

Summer is a time to just sit back and unwind. School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun. Why don’t you start planning Happy, Healthy Summer Days?

They should consist of the following:

  • Nutritious foods and drinks from all five food groups. Take away all the foods high in saturated fats, added sugar and salt. Make sure to include five small meals. Make them interesting. Do not get in the rut of eating the same meal every day. Do not get bored with your diet.
  • Being Physically Active in the morning or evening when it is cooler outside. Take an easy hike or walk, go skating, walk the dog, ride a bike are all perfect ways. If it is too hot outside, put music on and move inside. Dancing is great!
  • Drink plenty of water. With the hot weather, it is crucial to stay hydrated. Drinking water will regulate your body temperature. Try adding fresh fruits and fresh vegetables to enhance the favor while also gaining essential nutrients.
  • Involve the whole family. Make sure everyone is on board and participate in all activities. Prepare and eat meals together, enjoy a game of volleyball, grow a garden, or simply wash a car. Enjoy spending time with each other.

So, let’s have fun. It’s Summertime. Have Happy Healthy Summer Days!

Try the plan below for a day of summer fun:

  1. Breakfast - Eat a small vegetable omelet, toast, and drink low-fat milk
  2. Activity - 20 minutes of being physically active followed by glass of water
  3. Snack - Medium size fresh juicy fruit
  4. Lunch - Whole wheat tortilla wrap with turkey, spinach, tomatoes, and low-fat shredded cheese
  5. Activity - 20 minutes of being physically active followed by a glass of water
  6. Snack - Low fat cheese and whole wheat crackers
  7. Activity - 20 minutes of being physically active followed by a glass of water
  8. Dinner - Chicken and Vegetables stir-fry with brown rice

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6/4/2020 8:54:29 PM
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