It is often surprising to recognize the impact that healthy (or unhealthy) eating can have on mental well-being, but they are deeply woven together.
For example, too little or too much of specific vitamins and/or minerals in our meals can even CREATE health problems.
Veterans and families are often faced with pre-during-post deployment stresses that are unavoidable, but healthy eating is one part of life that can be personally managed. Below are some links that offers managable ideas for everyday life.
Choose My Plate – http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ This is an extensive website with a lot of good information. The most basic and applicable information can be found in the menut at the top of the site which includes these topics; my weight management, pyhsical activity and super tracker. You can find meal plans, ideal weight, balanced diet plans and a host of other information on these links.
My Fitness Pal – http://www.myfitnesspal.com/ download free apps and/or access information to assist you in developing a healthy and balanced eating and fitness plan.
Tips for Eating Healthy – a simple document that offers practical advice for healthy eating.