FCS News: March 2022
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National Nutrition Month® 2022
The 2022 theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusion, plus showcases the expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists.
“The theme Celebrate a World of Flavors gives every culture a place at the table,” said registered dietitian nutritionist Libby Mills, a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in Philadelphia, Pa. “Celebrating the cultural heritage, traditions and recipes from all people is a tasty way to nourish ourselves, learn about one another and find appreciation in our diversity.”
During National Nutrition Month®, the Academy encourages everyone to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits they can follow all year long. The Academy encourages seeking the advice of registered dietitian nutritionists – the food and nutrition experts who can help develop individualized eating and activity plans to meet people’s health goals.
National Nutrition Month®
2022 Weekly Key Messaging
Week 1: Eat a Variety of Nutritious Foods
- Include healthful foods from all food groups
- Learn how to read Nutrition Facts labels
- Incorporate your favorite cultural foods into traditions
Week 2: See A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
- Ask your Doctor for a referral to a RDN
- Find a RDN who specializes in your unique needs
- Receive personalized nutrition information to meet your health goals
Week 3: Plan Your Meals and Snacks
- Choose healthful recipes to make during the week
- Use a grocery list to shop for nutritious foods
- Make healthful food and drink choices when away from home
Week 4: Create Tasty Foods at Home
- Learn cooking and meal preparation skills
- Try new flavors and foods from around the world
- Enjoy your meals with friends or family, when possible
March is National Bake & Take Month
A freshly-baked treat and a heartfelt note can bring much-needed cheer to friends, families and neighbors. Whether delivered safely in-person or through a ding-dong dash, you are encouraged to use Bake and Take Month as an opportunity to reconnect with your loved ones by sharing the joy of baked goods. Try one of the easy shareable recipes below to celebrate Bake & Take Month while bringing the joy of food to a loved one.
Cooking for One
Learn how to make a healthy meal for one, using only one dish in our Cooking for One class.
The cooking class will be conducted Monday, March 28, 2022, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Louisburg Senior Center, 279 S. Bickett Blvd., in Louisburg.
Registration fee $20 per person. For more information about the Cooking Class, contact: Dominque Simon, Family and Consumer Science Agent, 919-496-3344, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Shelby Cash, 919-496-1131.
National Food Holidays
March 10: National Pack Your Lunch Day: The best way to celebrate National Pack Your Lunch Day is to jump right in and try it yourself! Start simple with a sandwich or salad, and then go wild as you get more comfortable.
March 17: National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day: This dish was created to fit the budget of Irish Americans who could not afford their homeland’s favorite pork and potatoes. The beef component was used to substitute for pork while the cabbage served as the vegetable replacement. Try this Mediterranean Cabbage Stir Fry recipe.
March 21: National Crunchy Taco Day: Try a Crunchy Mushroom Beef Taco to celebrate.