National Nutrition Month®

National Nutrition Month® is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, we invite everyone to focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

National Nutrition Month®

2020 Weekly Key Messaging

Week One: Eat a variety of nutritious foods every day!

  • Include healthful foods from all food groups.
  • Hydrate healthfully.
  • Learn how to read Nutrition Facts Panels.
  • Practice portion control.
  • Take time to enjoy your food.

Week Two: Plan your meals each week!

  • Use a grocery list to shop for healthful foods.
  • Be menu-savvy when dining out.
  • Choose healthful recipes to make during the week.
  • Enjoy healthful eating at school and at work.
  • Plan healthful eating while traveling.

Week Three: Learn skills to create tasty meals!

  • Keep healthful ingredients on hand.
  • Practice proper home food safety.
  • Share meals together as a family when possible.
  • Reduce food waste.
  • Try new flavors and foods.

Week Four: Consult a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)!

  • Ask your doctor for a referral to an RDN.
  • Receive personalized nutrition advice to meet your goals.
  • Meet RDNs in a variety of settings throughout the community.
  • Find an RDN who is specialized to serve your unique needs.
  • Thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition.

Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Good nutrition doesn't have to be restrictive or overwhelming. Small goals and changes can have a cumulative healthful effect, and every little bit (or bite!) of nutrition is a step in the right direction.

Campaign toolkit

Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

This handy toolkit includes tip sheets, games and activities, press releases and planning materials.
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Social Media Toolkit

Help spread the excitement about National Nutrition Month® with the Academy's Social Media Toolkit.

 
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