5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Take advantage of the seasonal change by reexamining your diet.

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

As you spring forward to a new season, it’s a convenient time to shift your focus and renew your commitment to adopting and living a healthy lifestyle. The warm weather may motivate you to exercise and pursue physical activity outdoors and it’s the perfect opportunity to explore open-air farmers markets and adopt new healthy habits, especially when it comes to your diet and eating patterns. Get ready to spring clean your diet and make lasting change with these simple and practical tips from registered dietitians Keri Glassman and Jessica Swift.

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Get More Sleep

Along with hydration, a well-rested body is another building block in the foundation for optimal health. If your sleep schedule has suffered this winter, springtime brings a new opportunity to determine what’s keeping you awake and adjust any habits that may be preventing you from having a good night’s rest, such as eating too late or using your smartphone before bed.

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