May 28, 2020
by Jake Potratz

Nutrition Essentials

Physical wellness is a lot more than just staying active. It can be a lot of things, but it’s all centered around a thriving lifestyle. This means practicing healthy behaviors and habits in as many ways as possible. Some different ways to practice physical wellness beyond activity are:

  • Visiting the doctor
  • Getting enough sleep every night
  • Practicing good nutrition

We can’t be active if we don’t practice some of these habits first. In order for our bodies to move and play in all the different ways we want them to, we have to fuel them properly first. That means practicing good nutrition and eating plenty of foods that fuel our body for success.

How to practice physical wellness through food:

  1. Learn the basics with Moving with My-Plate
    • This fun activity will teach you the food-groups and how they work to help your body in different ways
  2. Practice proper nutrition by making some healthy meals or snacks
  3. Follow along with our Hy-Vee Dietitians for more new recipes and fun in the kitchen
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