SAN ANTONIO – Nationwide Public Well being Week begins Monday, and, in fact, the previous 12 months has been extraordinarily difficult for public well being in our lifetime.

If you’re struggling to maintain a balanced eating regimen, one native might help you alongside the way in which.

Arisa Larios, a registered dietitian for SA Metro Well being and ¡Viva Well being!, provides suggestions for people who’ve a troublesome time managing their stress and consuming habits.

¡Viva Well being! is a program below Metro Well being that gives vitamin schooling sources to the group.

“Our objective is to inspire and encourage wholesome consuming patterns for people and households,” stated Larios.

The three core marketing campaign messages from ¡Viva Well being!:

  • Half your plate fruits & veggies, each meal, daily.

  • For portion management, use a smaller plate.

  • Drink water, not sugary drinks.

What suggestions do you will have for people who’ve a troublesome time managing their stress and consuming habits?

“It’s vital to first acknowledge the indicators of stress,” stated Larios. “Some indicators of stress may be exhaustion, bother sleeping, complications and nervousness. Then decide how this influences your consuming habits. Are you emotionally consuming or consuming for consolation? As soon as that’s decided, then you may replicate in your meals selections. Decide should you nourish your physique with nutrient-rich meals. It’s vital to shift our feelings away from meals and discover confidence in managing stress by different assist methods like speaking to a good friend or going for a stroll.”


SA Metro Well being will probably be internet hosting a drive-thru well being occasion Tuesday, April 6 with Gonzaba Medical Group at 1499 Hillcrest Drive from 10 a.m. to midday, to offer companies for wholesome recipes, maternal companies and dental companies.

To be taught extra about ¡Viva Well being! recipes and vitamin schooling sources, click on or faucet right here.

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