Finding a healthy balance of work, play, sleep, exercise and nutrition can be difficult. Let’s be honest, at times it is almost impossible. After spending a long day at the office, the last thing you want to think about when you get home from work is exercising or spending time to create a healthy balanced meal.
With your fast-paced life it’s difficult to squeeze in time to take care of your body. But remember, it’s the only body you have, you need to take care of it. Taking care of your body will increase your energy and your happiness. Taking steps to improve your health is taking steps to improve the quality of your life.
Growing up in the home of a registered dietician, I also realized that there is a lot of misinformation about nutrition out there. Many people easily get caught up in diet fads or unhealthy exercise schedules because they want quick results without a lot of work.
In order to take care of your body, you have to take daily steps toward a better you. It’s slow, but healthy. Many of the health advertisements out there promise fast results and easy weight loss, but really, they just want your money. Check your sources.
I’ve curated the following blogs by registered dieticians to help you find trusted advice from nutrition experts. These blogs are fun to read and easy to follow. They have tips and recipes for healthy eating, and tips and tricks for squeezing exercise and other healthy habits into your busy, full life. Just try out a new healthy habit every couple of weeks. Make your life better and create healthy habits.
Find trusted healthy tips on these five blogs:
City Girl Bites – Martha McKittrick, RD, CDN, CDE, provides practical and accurate nutrition facts and tips for people with fast-paced lifestyles. Her blog is full of tips on eating out, ordering in, dealing with cravings, increasing energy levels and more.
Inspired RD – Alysa Bajenaru, RD, with certificates in personal training and group fitness, inspires her readers to choose healthier lifestyles. Her well organized blog gives easy access to tips on fitness and nutrition and delicious recipe suggestions. Get inspired by her easy health suggestions.
Dine, Dash & Deadlift – Tanya, RD, PhD student, provides the latest and greatest in nutrition and exercise research. She helps her readers find simple ways to improve their health through easy exercise solutions and healthy recipes for those short on time.
Nutrition Unplugged – Janet Helm, RD, nutrition journalist, helps her readers cut through the clutter in health fads and provides real trusted nutritional advice. As she says, “nutrition is a science, not a point of view.” If you have a question about a recent diet fad, check her blog for the facts.
Balancing Life with Nutrition – Tami Broderick, RD,CLT, keeps her readers healthy with quick tips on how to improve lifestyle and eating habits. She aims to help people eat well and “Balance Life with Nutrition.”
Choose a few healthy habits to start on today. I guarantee you will feel better and your quality of life will improve.
Cami Wilson is a blogger and editor for PMI. She loves reading, writing and social media marketing. Cami spends much of her spare time outdoors.