March Is...

National Nutrition Month:

2015 Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle - ​is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2015 is "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," which encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.

 

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National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month :

Heart saying Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month logo - this February observance is to bring awareness to teen dating violence.  A national survey says 1 in 10 teens have reported being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the last year.  Dating violence can have a negative effect on health throughout a teen's life.  Learn more through the CDC's Dating Matters Initiative.