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March is National Nutrition Month, and it’s the perfect time to focus on the importance of healthy and balanced eating. A nutritious diet plays a vital role in maintaining good health, and it can impact everything from weight management to the prevention of chronic diseases.

Eating a plant-based diet is an excellent way to improve your health while also being mindful of your budget. Plant-based meals are packed with essential nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and can help you maintain a healthy weight. Additionally, research has shown that plant-based diets may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer.

However, with so much conflicting information out there about what you should and shouldn’t eat, it can be challenging to make informed decisions about your diet. This is where your healthcare provider here at Horizon Family Medical Group can help. By working with us, you can learn how to sift out the facts from the fiction and create a nutrition plan that meets your unique needs.

A healthcare provider can help you identify any vitamin deficiencies or other nutritional imbalances you may have and provide guidance on how to address them. For example, if you have a vitamin D deficiency, they may recommend increasing your intake of foods that are rich in this vitamin or taking a supplement.

They can also help you manage inflammatory conditions such as gout, arthritis, and others, which can be heavily influenced by diet. They can advise you on foods to avoid or incorporate into your diet to help reduce inflammation and manage symptoms.

Make an appointment today with your healthcare provider by calling us at 1-800- 859-0085. We can help you stay on track and stay healthy throughout the year.