Cool, School, and Fuel

What’s cool about this time of year? Well, not the weather so much, as obvious as that is. And even though most of us are through going to school, which admittedly is kind of cool, if you’re watching your summer disappear into a textbook jacket, you probably disagree; if you’re a parent concerned about your kid’s school, that ain’t cool either. On top of that, if you’re driving to work or school, fuel costs are the last thing that’s cool. Fortunately, Wellness360 is here with healthy and helpful solutions to all of these problems: staying cool, going to school, and conserving fuel.

Staying Cool

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Energy and Nutrition

The New York Times defines a balanced diet as getting the right types and amounts of foods and drinks to supply nutrition and energy for maintaining body cells, tissues, and organs, and for supporting normal growth and development.

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Wait. Energy? Working together with nutrition? Nutrition plus energy? That’s how we stay healthy?

Well, how do we do that? What are the right types and amounts of foods and drinks? Glad I asked…

Start Early

Childhood obesity risk is on the rise, and Healthline relays that women who gain more than the recommended amount of weight during pregnancy were 48% more likely to have overweight children. Just eating the right types of foods often isn’t enough to maintain a healthy lifestyle; for instance, take note of what you’re spreading on your whole wheat toast in the morning, and be aware of what you’re slathering on your salad or whole grain pasta.

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