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March is National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which encourages a return to the basics of healthy eating. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Lino Espinoza)

March is National Nutrition Month and Civilian Health Promotion Services at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is offering classes on healthy eating throughout the month. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Lino Espinoza)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- Healthy eating is about what works for you and your life. Healthy eating doesn't need to be perfect.

Remind yourself that your health eating style over time is what matters most. Check out these tips to help build your healthy eating style:

• Everything you eat and drink matters.
• The right mix can help you be healthier now and into the future.
• Focus on variety, amount, and nutrition.
• Choose foods and beverages with less saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars.
• Start with small changes to build healthier eating styles.
• Support healthy eating for everyone.

Want to learn more about eating healthy? Join Hill Civilian Health Promotion Services at an upcoming health education class on nutrition.

Healthy Eating on the Go
March 7, 10-10:30 a.m., Bldg. 100 SW, Rm. 203
March 21, 1130 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 1515, Executive Conf. Rm.
March 28,12:30-1 p.m., Bldg. 1160, Conf. Rm.

Fad Diets
March 12, 11:30 a.m.-noon, Bldg. 533, Small Classroom
March 14, 9-9:30 a.m., Bldg. 1247, Conf. Rm.
March 21 9-9:30 a.m., Bldg. 15, Main Conf. Rm.
March 27, 10-10:30 a.m., Bldg. 100 Bay F, Small Conf. Rm.

Sugar Shock
March 13, 12:30-1 p.m., Bldg. 688, Conf. Rm. 106
March 26, 11-11:30 a.m., Bldg. 533, Small Classroom.

Spice It Up
March 26, 11:30-noon, Bldg. 533, Small Classroom.
March 28, noon-12:30 p.m., Bldg. 1160, Conf. Rm.

During March, participants who bring their current health readiness assessment, or HRA, wellness profile certificate when attending a wellness screening or class session with CHPS will receive a free Eat Right for Life book or flexible cutting board.

Complete and print an HRA certificate at AFMCwellness.com.

For more information, contact Hill CHPS at 801-586-9586 or CHPSHill@foh.hhs.gov.