March proclaimed Nutrition Month in W.Va. - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

March proclaimed Nutrition Month in W.Va.


Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin is recognizing March as Nutrition Month in West Virginia.

Media outlets report that Tomblin made the proclamation on Monday afternoon at a reception at the Governor's Mansion featuring members of the West Virginia Dietetic Association.

Health experts say eating a well-balanced diet and cutting back on sugar and salt will make a big difference in your overall health.

March also is National Nutrition Month. It started back in 1980 and was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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