Prepare for Hurricane Season Ahead of Time
Everyday Health recently put together a guide to healthy eating during a disaster. While we never think about it until its too late and we are in the midst of a hurricane emergency, this is a great resource to print now and store away for when its really needed.
The best point in the guide is something you might not have ever considered:
“To start, plan to create a “hurricane healthy meals kit” that includes essential nutrients from three of the five food groups, says Stacey Whittle, a registered dietitian and co-owner of Healthy by Design Nutrition Specialists, in Santa Monica, Calif. “The most important group is protein, then vegetables and fruits, and then so-called fillers, or starchy items.” A balanced meal would include something from each group.”
Check out the entire article here: