Superfood for March 3rd:
It’s Wellness Wednesday, and we’re introducing the superfood of the month – beets!
It is important to have beets in your diet because they are rich in fiber, antioxidants and vitamins and minerals!
There are so many options when choosing which root vegetable to eat! Ask your parents to visit the Live Better website to see some recipes to try out with your favorite ones!
Move of the Month tip for March 10th:
It’s Wellness Wednesday and the Live Better Move of the Month is the Warrior Pose!
The Warrior Pose helps strengthen your shoulders, arms, legs, ankles and back while also opening your hips, chest and lunge! It can also improve your focus, balance and stability and encourages good circulation and respiration.
Let’s follow the video and do the Warrior Pose together!
Wellness Wednesday tip for March 17th:
Leafy green vegetables such as spinach or kale are a great way to get a lot of nutrients! They are high in fiber, vitamins and phytonutrients that help make your bones strong, help brain function and make your immune system strong!
You can eat them in a variety of ways including in a salad or mixed with your favorite fruit in a smoothie! Ask your parents to find recipes to make with you on the Live Better website!
Wellness Wednesday tip for March 24th:
It’s Wellness Wednesday and Live Better wants to remind you of the 5 food groups!
Every food group is important for providing essential nutrients and energy that can support growth and good health. Be sure to choose foods from the food groups as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Do you know what the 5 food groups are?
Grains, Vegetables, Fruit, Protein, and Dairy!
What is your favorite food from each food group?
Wellness Wednesday tip for March 31st:
It's Wellness Wednesday and Live Better Thomas County wants to remind you to make mealtimes fun!
Besides choosing healthy foods at mealtimes, sitting down together for a family meal - whenever you can - is important, and it's also a great way to connect with your family.
What is if your favorite way to make your family mealtimes fun?