Due to events such as Halloween and Thanksgiving, people tend to eat in a less balanced way between October and November. Therefore, it was established that November should be a month to be more aware of what is eaten, not only for November but for all the other months. Fast food and stressful lifestyles affect people’s concern regarding how they eat, so campaigns such as Good Nutrition Month are helpful to remind of the great benefits of eating in a healthier way. Among the benefits, Medical News Today lists the following ones:
For a good maintenance of nutritional habits, Susie Elelman (Australian television presenter, radio broadcaster and author) has developed the SPRING habits:
Good nutrition is not the same as having a diet. It is only a more conscient way of consuming food in order to allow a healthier life. If you are a parent or carer of a child, you should always pay attention to the child’s eating habits and help children eat healthier for a better life, which even affects physical, emotional and intellectual skills.