National Nutrition Month activities inspire employees to change eating habits

In March, employees across Texas Children’s participated in National Nutrition Month events sponsored by the Food and Nutrition Services department, in partnership with Employee Health and Well-Being. As a result, many participants were inspired to make small changes toward living a more healthy lifestyle.

Hear from a few of these employees and view a photo gallery of the various festivities held throughout the month, themed “Put Your Best Fork Forward.”

Clinical Dietitian Brittney Day – “I enjoyed participating in the Chef Challenges and even wrote a blog about how to choose a variety of low-fat or fat-free dairy products as part of meals and snacks.” Click here to view the blog.

Account Representative Alysha Grant – “I started my weight loss journey three years ago in March and to date I have lost 92 lbs. It takes a conscious decision and effort to make changes which can improve your life. Celebrate your success along the way and recognize the small steps of progress you make! I always push forward and remember I am better than I was yesterday.”

Registered Nurse Norma Terrazas – “As health care workers, we truly have to take care of ourselves first in order to take better care of others, our patients and our own families. We are the only ones who can put our best foot and fork forward. Whether you decide to dine in or eat out, every bite counts. I believe that is the spirit of National Nutrition Month.”

Did you know?

Texas Children’s offers a Health Coaching and Nutrition Consulting program at no cost to employees. Visit the Well-Being site on Connect to learn more.