Are You Adding Colorful Foods To Your Diet?

colorful foods

  When your meal consists of just one or two colors, not only does it not look appetizing and inviting, but you may be missing out on some nutritional value. We are constantly reminded to eat three to five servings of fruit and vegetables daily. Scientists have discovered that highly pigmented fruits and vegetables have phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are natural biochemical components found in fruits and vegetables which work together with vitamins, minerals and fiber to promote good health. Health care workers and nurses handle patients with severe infections on a day-to-day basis. If you are not healthy and your immune […]

Don’t Sabotage My Diet!

Temptation when nurses on diet.

      As nurses, we are often reminded to stay healthy. Not only does it make you feel good, but you have more energy to perform your daily job better. Three months ago, I decided that on my two weeks vacation I would eat healthy, avoid chocolate and exercise five days a week.   I actually surprised myself by doing better than expected. After the two weeks, I had lost four pounds. That may not seem like a lot to some people, but for me it was a big deal because I have certainly reached a plateau in my […]