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Smart Snacking for People in Recovery

Good nutrition is a vital part of the repair process occurring in the body of a newly recovering person. Food provides nutrients necessary to meet this need. Providing three nutritious meals may not be enough. Snacks can play an important role to help the person in recovery to meet their nutritional needs as well as […]

How Drugs & Alcohol Damage the Body

The following is a very brief description of the major areas of the body that alcohol and drugs impact, along with some general recommendations (Rx:) for recovery. Skin And Hair  – Depletes body of nutrients for healthy looking hair and skin. Rx:  Nutrient dense foods; particularly Vitamins A, C, protein and zinc rich foods. Heart And Circulation  – […]

The “Recovery Diet”

Nutritional studies recommended that people in recovery eat on “cruise control” throughout the day. This means eating small, frequent mini-meals–to maintain energy levels and moods more even. Suggestions for a Diet that Promotes Recovery: Use the USDA’s  Food Guide Pyramid  as a guide to prepare well-balanced meals Eat 3 snacks and 3 meals per day     (see  Smart Snacking) […]