Written by Janey W. Kelly, R.D., & Dr. Johnny J. Kelly, M.D., of Aspire2Heath, P.A.
With this month marking National Nutrition Month, the science of nutrition—and the importance of regular exercise—rings truer than ever for long-term physical and mental health.
As winter loosens its icy grip on our Western North Carolina landscape, we look forward to the rainbow of colors that spring brings, and the many smells all around that connect us to the inviting warmth of the soil, the budding of the trees, and the many living things, that we will welcome with renewed appreciation.
March is National Nutrition Month, and this makes me think of the mechanisms underlying this grandeur, and how Nature’s wisdom is manifested in our own bodies, which are truly capable of remarkable renewal. A sprouting seed has the potential for vibrant growth if it is provided with the right nutrients, and a healthy environment. I’ve learned that our bodies, like plants, can perform amazing feats of regeneration, if provided with optimal nutrition and supported by a healthy lifestyle.
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