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Finding the Right Balance for National Nutrition Month

Last updated on November 4, 2019 at 10:16 am

We’re excited because we know where abs are ultimately made — in the kitchen! One of the most important lessons of a healthy lifestyle is learning the balance between exercise and nutrition. Read on for some of our favorite tips for this balancing act!

A recent article found on stipulates that the big misconception about healthy eating is that people on diets are trying to lose weight. Diets do not just have to mean calorie restriction. You could be trying out the Mediterranean diet or a gluten-free diet, each for reasons other than weight loss. What is ultimately most important is finding a diet that works best for you and your body. If you’re looking to change your diet, start by building a healthy diet around key ingredients, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean meats (if you are a meat eater).

Exercise, like your diet, can also be adjusted to achieve a specific goal. A rigorous exercise plan, combined with a diet based on restriction, can help you lose weight, or you can adjust your diet to make healthier choices while following a workout plan to maintain weight. Or, make a different change to your diet and exercise plan, and you can find yourself gaining weight by building lean muscle. The important factor is finding the right balance of proper nutrition and exercise for a plan that fits your lifestyle.

Need more benefits of a healthier diet? Increasing the nutritional value of the foods you eat can boost your energy levels. It can be much easier to take on a workout when your mind is more focused and alert since you are getting the nutrients to help your body function at its best. After you’re incentivized to hit the gym, you’ll also notice a change in mood as exercise releases those hormones we love to give us feelings of happiness!

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