March is National Nutrition Month, and to celebrate, the Shiawassee County Health Department and the Michigan Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program will join with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to remind us that each bite counts. This year’s theme inspires us to start with small changes in our eating habits – one forkful at a time. Whether planning meals to prepare at home or making selections when eating out, ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward” will encourage healthy eating habits.
The department is encouraging families in ways to make each bite count. Some of these ideas include creating an eating style that includes a variety of popular, healthy foods, practicing cooking more at home and experimenting with healthier ingredients, eating and drinking the right amounts, finding enjoyable activities that allow for physical active most days of the week.
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, the Shiawassee County WIC Program will be giving out recipes and cookbooks to anyone in the community who stops by the WIC office. The department is located in the lower level of the 66th District Court and Health Building, 110 E. Mack St. in Corunna.