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The Health Compass: (N)orth = (N)utrition

Eating a healthy and balanced diet is essential to your overall wellness!  We’ve all heard the phrase, “You are what you eat”, and there’s good reason people say it; because it’s true!  Your diet provides your body with energy that comes in the form of calories and gives your body essential vitamins and minerals it needs to function properly.

Choosing the Right Foods

the health compass - how is your nutrition and diet imageIt’s important that you not only eat the right foods, but also the right amount.  Like many things in life, moderation is key with the things we eat.  As a general rule, stick with foods that are natural and organic.

Eat lots of vegetables!  They are an excellent source of vitamins (C, A, K, B6, and more) and fiber!  They tend to be lower in calories, which helps curb your hunger.  So, the next time you require a snack, grab a handful of carrots or broccoli instead of potato chips or cupcakes.

The next time you require a snack, grab a handful of carrots or broccoli instead of potato chips or cupcakes

Your protein should come in the form of lean meats like fish, chicken, and turkey.  Protein will will give you more sustained energy than simple carbs, and are necessary to help rebuild muscle after those hard workouts.

Finally, make sure you are consuming enough healthy fats.  Good fats (unsaturated fats) are vital in providing sustained energy, as well as aiding in the absorption of vitamins.  Good fats can be found in nuts, seeds, and some fruits.

Encompass Nutrients: A Perfect Complement to your Diet

the health compass - how is your nutrition and diet imageThe problem is, even eating all of the right foods and the proper portions won’t give you everything you need to be healthy.

 

Take Vitamin D for instance.  Although you can get some Vitamin D in things like Milk (added by the manufacturer), and cereal, most of it will be received from exposure to the sun.  Depending on where you live, there’s a good chance you aren’t getting enough of it!  The fact of the matter is, some vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients are just hard to come by when it comes to diet alone.

That’s where Encompass Nutrients comes in!  Our All-in-One nutrients are packed with 19 vitamins and minerals, probiotics, Omega-3 fatty acids (good fats), and Super Green Whole Foods to give your body the extra boost it needs to function, repair, replenish, and revive itself.

The best part is, you only have to take one product a day!